Community Foundation Announces New Board Members & Officers

June 15, 2011 (Syracuse, NY) – On June 15, 2011, the Central New York Community Foundation Board of Directors elected four new members and appointed new officers.

The following new members were elected to serve three-year terms:

Richard D. Hole, Esq., Partner
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Richard Hole is a corporate lawyer at Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC and also serves as Chair of the firm’s Executive Committee. He has more than 30 years of experience counseling a wide range of clients in employee benefit plans. Richard is a frequent lecturer for numerous organizations, including the State Bar Association. He is a 1975 graduate of Syracuse University’s College of Law.

David J. Moynihan, CPA, Partner
Testone, Marshall & Discenza, CPAs
David Moynihan serves as Partner in Charge of the Audit Practice Group of Testone, Marshall & Discenza, CPAs. His experience encompasses a diverse background in audit and management consulting services and he is a frequent lecturer on best practices. David is immediate past president of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and also served as their Peer Review Committee chair and Political Action Committee vice chair. He serves as treasurer of both the Spanish Action League and Partners for Education and Business, as well as fiscal advisor to St. Patrick’s Church. David is an accounting graduate of Le Moyne College.

Brian Pollard, D.D.S., President
Smile Design, D.D.S., P.C.
Brian Pollard practices family and cosmetic dentistry as co-owner and president of Smile Design in Liverpool. He is also a dental consultant for POMCO, Inc. and serves as a provider for the Syracuse Community Health Center’s school-based dental program. Dr. Pollard coaches a junior team tennis league and has been an active fundraiser for the annual American Diabetes Association walk since 1999. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University, a Master’s Degree from Columbia University and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University.

Judith M. Sayles, Esq., Partner
Hiscock & Barclay, LLP
Judith Sayles serves as a labor and employment lawyer at Hiscock & Barclay, LLP. She specializes in defending personal injury and property damage claims, insurance coverage disputes and general labor and employment litigation. Judith serves on the Salvation Army Advisory Board of Directors. She is also a past member of the Onondaga County Bar Association Board of Directors. She is a 1985 graduate of Syracuse University’s College of Law.

In addition, the Community Foundation announced new Board Officer appointments:

Melanie Littlejohn, Regional Executive – Central Region; at National Grid, will serve as Chair.

Linda Dickerson Hartsock, Vice President, Innovation and Technology at CenterState CEO, will serve as Vice Chair.

Warren W. Bader, Esq., Partner & Chief Operating Officer at Costello, Cooney & Fearon, PLLC will serve as Assistant Secretary.

Madelyn Hornstein, CPA, Partner at Dermody, Burke & Brown, CPAs, LLC, will serve as Treasurer.

Kenneth Entenmann, Senior Vice President and Director at Alliance Investment Management, will serve as Assistant Treasurer.

The Central New York Community Foundation has served Central New York for over 80 years, receiving, managing and distributing charitable funds for the benefit of nonprofit organizations. Grants are awarded for programs in the areas of human services, arts and culture, education, environment, health, economic development and civic affairs. The region’s largest endowed philanthropic foundation, the Central New York Community Foundation awards more than $5 million in grants to nonprofit organizations annually. The Community Foundation, of 431 East Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13202, can be reached at (315) 422-9538 or www.cnycf.org.

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