2018-2019 Board of Directors

Linda Fakhoury


Danielle Strauch

President Elect

Erin O'Dea

Community Council Chair

Jacqueline Altwerger

Recording & Corresponding Secretary

Hope Jankunas Frederick


Amber Garcia

Membership Council Chair

Kim Helmeyer

Nominating Placement Chair

Carolyn Ryan

Sustainer Rep

Margaret Hirst Nelson

Sustainer Rep

All Board Members and Committee Chairs can be reached at jlpoughkeepsie@gmail.com

2018-2019 Committee Chairs

  • Sarah Husted, Provisional Committee Chair
  • Alicia Favata and Jacqueline Altwerger, Denim & Diamonds Gala Co-Chairs
  • Caitlin Friel and Rianna Principe, Cinderella’s Closet Co-Chairs
  • Meghan Lambert and Christina Piracci, Mother’s Day Dinner Co-Chairs
  • Rianna Principe, Communications Chair
  • Danielle Strauch, Website Coordinator
  • Danielle Mitchell, Grants Chair
  • Laila Fakhoury and Caitlin Friel, Operation Holiday Box Co-Chairs
  • Alicia Favata and Caroline Blackburn, Centennial Chair and Vice Chair
  • Antoinette Jackson and Mallory Maggiacomo, Girls Empowerment Leadership Committee Chair
  • Catherine Larkin, Social Committee Chair
  • Caroline Blackburn, Greenleaf Editor 
  • Catherine Larkin, Training Coordinator