NCCF Holds Annual Meeting In June

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation held its 36th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, June 21. The meeting and reception were held at BOCES LoGuidice Educational Center.

The well-attended meeting saw a vote to approve several returning and new board and voting members of NCCF. Nathan Aldrich, Kelly Borrello, Darlene Charles, Adam Dimitri, Sheila Hahn, Marilyn Kurzawa, Aili Makuch, Mark Maytum, Ken Shearer, Sagan Sheffield, Loretta Slaton Torrain, and Jennifer Vahl were approved to continue their voting memberships, while Sylvester Cleary and Alexandria Murphy were approved to serve another term on the Board of Directors. New voting members are Melissa Bartock, Joan Caruso, Tyler Gotowka, Lindsay Newburg, Steve Rees, Jessica Ross, Melissa Shaw, and Kyle Yelich. Kathy George, Kyle Leikam, and Sue Poster were approved for their first terms on the Board of Directors.

NCCF was pleased to recognize several departing board nembers for their service to the Foundation and the community. Gina Paradis and Peter Ryan each served two consecutive five-year terms on the Board of Directors, and Kathy Tampio served one five-year term.

A special guest, Dan Reininga, announced to those in attendance that he would serve as the Chairperson of an upcoming campaign to build Community Funds at the Foundation.

Since its incorporation in 1986, the NCCF has invested more than $18 million in northern Chautauqua County through strategic grantmaking, targeted scholarships, and leadership and community collaborations. The NCCF is a tax-exempt charitable organization inherently committed to enhancing the northern Chautauqua community and encouraging local philanthropy. As a Nationally Accredited Community Foundation, the NCCF has proven compliance with the National Standards for US Community Foundations, demonstrating integrity, equity, accountability, transparency, and effectiveness in meeting the needs of their community. For more information on the NCCF, visit www.nccfoundation.org or call 716-366-4892.


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