Board of Directors

Our board represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need.

Jennifer Gardiner

Children's Medical Group


Gina Bizzoco-Fraatz, LCSW-R

Nurture Your Truth LCSW PLLC

Vice Chair

Stephen Caswell

Dutchess County Legislature


Sara Jane Carr, Esq.

Attorney for the Child


Dr. Renee Fillette, PhD

Dutchess Outreach

Immediate Past Chair

Tyler Bates

Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC

Capt. Ralph Cropley

Town of Poughkeepsie Police

Richard D'Ambrosio

Marshall & Sterling Insurance

George Metz

Retired IBM Executive

Steve Miccio

People USA

Himali Pandya, MPA

People USA

Rob Ranieri


Richard Turi, CPA

Retired IBM Executive

35 Van Wagner Road
Poughkeepsie, New York 12603
Monday–Friday 9AM to 5PM