About The Chamber Foundation, Inc.

The Chamber Foundation, Inc., was established to promote education and training programs for area youth and professionals with the goal of enhancing the future of economic growth in the Hudson Valley region.

The Foundation's mission is to provide educational opportunities for youth and the workforce, to build and strengthen personal and business capacity, develop leadership skills and foster a commitment to community service.

Chamber Foundation staff


Frank Castella Jr.

President & CEO

(845) 454-1700 ext. 1008
frank@dcrcoc.org

Audra B. Gerty

Vice President

(845) 454-1700 ext. 1007
audra@dcrcoc.org

Nicholas Shannon

Executive Director

(845) 454-1700 ext. 1026
nick@chamberfdn.org

Brianne Kelly

Programming Coordinator

(845) 454-1700 ext. 1025
brianne@chamberfdn.org

Anne De Muro

Workforce Program Manager

(845) 454-1700, ext. 1024
ademuro@dcrcoc.org

Jessica Vitolano

Youth One Stop Coordinator

(845) 454-7629 ext. 1052
jvitolano@dcrcoc.org

Rosemary Grabowska

Youth One Stop Assistant Coordinator

(845) 454-7629 ext. 1053
rgrabowska@dcrcoc.org

Danica Pierre-Louis

Youth One Stop Case Manager

(845) 454-7629 ext. 1051
danica@dcrcoc.org

The Chamber Foundation Board of Directors 

Officers

Amy Dittmar, Chair Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp.

Maureen Kangas, Vice Chair Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel & Conference Center

Barbara E. Ostrander, Secretary RBT CPAs, LLP

Peter Maher, Treasurer Mid-Hudson Subaru

Stephen E. Diamond, Of Counsel SRDD Law, LLP

 

Directors

Tina Hawkinson, Red Cap Cleaners

Anthony Morando, Cuddy & Feder LLP

Matthew Mullaney, Hudson Cadillac-Buick-GMC

Christopher Short, DragonSearch

Jennifer Pawenski, The Chazen Companies

Robyn Williams, Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

David Wise, Mackey Butts & Wise LLP