by Donna Ruhanen, Marketing Chair
The Community Fund of Bronxville, Eastchester, and Tuckahoe recently named Jim Rotenberg as it’s new President for the 2017-18 year. He succeeds outgoing president Neal Denning.
Jim has been a member of the Board of the Community Fund since 2010 and has served in many capacities for the organization, including both Evaluations and Golf Co chair. He and his wife Ellen have five children ranging from ages 14 to 7 years old. Rotenberg graduated with a Master’s Degree from St. Bonaventure University and currently is a Professor in the School of Business at Monroe College. An active member of the community, Jim currently sits on the Lawrence Park West Homeowners Association.
“During my 6-year tenure on the Board of Directors, I have gained much insight into how our mission positively affects our community. My numerous roles within the organization have afforded me the opportunity to see firsthand the impact the Fund has on our neighbors.” Rotenberg continued, “As we enter the Community Fund’s 98th year in existence, I am proud to share that we continue to enhance the lives of our neediest residents. With your generous donations, we can assist and support over 20 social service agencies and local community programs that serve the residents of Bronxville, Bronxville P.O., Eastchester, and Tuckahoe.”
Other appointments for the 2017-18 board include William Rizzo, President Elect; Kate Hargrove Ramundo, Secretary; Susan Conniff, Treasurer; Jennifer Lescott and William U. Knox, Investment Chairs; Donna Ruhanen, Marketing Chair; Annette Healey Dowling and P. Douglas Meyer, Bronxville Campaign Chairs; Michael A. Calano and David Scalzo, Eastchester and Tuckahoe Campaign Chairs.
New to the board are Ryan Anderson, Lisa Bodell, Susan Conniff, Gary Garofalo, Chris Kreig, Amy Parsons, and Jeff Ungvary. They will be joining current board members Robert Castano, Jennifer Nelson Colao, Ashleigh Donovan, Kristen Evans, Barbara S. Eustis, Thomas Giordano, Frances Harris, Rosetta McArdle, Kevin McNeill, Thomas Sipple, Albert Van Ness, Mark J. Welshimer, and Kiri Wolfe.
“Jim is a huge asset to the Community Fund board,” noted Amy Korb. “His knowledge of our community as well as his experience in many different roles within the Fund make him well suited for his new role.” Ms. Korb continued to say, “I look forward to partnering with this dynamic board to further the impact of the Fund and to be able to reach as many of our residents as possible.”
The Community Fund is a non-profit corporation founded in 1919 to enhance the quality of life and provide assistance to all residents of Bronxville (including the areas in the 10708 zip code), Eastchester, and Tuckahoe. For 98 years the Community Fund has been proud to give locally to support our most important local needs! For more information, please contact Amy Korb at (914)337-8808 or log onto the website at www.thecommunityfund.org.