Board of Directors
July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016
The Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc., is proud to have the following individuals serve on its volunteer Board of Directors. Their hard work and dedication to the Foundation is integral to our success.
Members of the Board of Directors develop strategies and policies. Directors also ensure that the Foundation has adequate resources to carry out its mission, monitor the finances of the Foundation, its programs, and performance.
Donald Dea, Chair of the Board
CSM Gretchen Evans (Ret.) - Vice Chair – Development
Alphonce J. Brown, Jr., ACFRE, Vice Chair – Donor Engagement
Heidi Vandewinckel, Vice Chair – Program
Lucas Matthiessen, LCSW, CASAC, Vice Chair – Planning
Travis J. Carey, CPA, Treasurer
Barbara J. Kelly, Esq. , Secretary
Wells B. Jones, FASAE, CAE, CFRE, Chief Executive Officer
James C. Bingham, Immediate Past Chair
Robert S. Madden
Board of Directors:
Laura Casale, AIA
Arnold Lesser, VMD
Celeste V, Lopes, ESQ.
Edward P. Nallan Jr.
LTC John J. O’Brien (Ret.)
Mary Porter, DO
Bernard Sarisohn, Esq.
Robert T. Stratford, Jr.
Michael F. Troiano, ESQ
MAJ Peter Way
Colonel E. David Woycik, Jr. (Ret), Esq.
If you would like to contact one of these Board members, please direct your correspondence to that person, c/o Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, 371 East Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown, New York 11787. You can also email us at email@example.com
and we will direct your message accordingly.