Our Donors

The Niskayuna Community Foundation extends our sincerest gratitude to the supporters listed below. We have made every effort to list donors accurately and according to their wishes. If you see an error in our donor lists, please notify us at info@niskayunacf.org.

Gifts in Honor

The donations below were made in honor of special occasions in the lives of these people.

  • In honor of Gertrude Adamec: Carol and John Hudson
  • In honor of Virginia and Malcolm Bard: Cindy and Duane Ball
  • In honor of Benjamin F. Bennett, past president, Niskayuna Community Association: Douglas M. Bennett
  • In honor of Michael Breault’s three years of service as President of NCF: Cindy and Dick Phillippe
  • In honor of Michael Breault, DDS: The staff at Breault & McGovern, DDS
  • In honor of Justin Carangelo’s service as a board member of NCF: Cindy Phillippe
  • In honor of Niskayuna scholar Michael Dean, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent J. Polsinelli: Lynn D. Schnell
  • In honor of Jane and Neil Golub’s incredible generosity to our community: Cindy and Dick Phillippe
  • In honor of Jane and Neil Golub’s 50th Wedding Anniversary: Margery K. Amerling
  • In honor of Jean Kestenbaum: Barbara and Frank Mauro
  • In honor of Louise Kleabonas: Barbara and Frank Mauro
  • In honor of Bill Levering’s 60th birthday: Sara & Hans Erickson
  • In honor of Hal Loggins: Harold J. Loggins
  • In honor of the Mammoth Ski Patrol: Lou Scharpf
  • In honor of Jean Marsh: Barbara and Frank Mauro
  • In honor of Isabelle and Donna McAndrews on the occasion of Mother’s Day: Briggs McAndrews
  • In honor of Isabelle McAndrews on the occasion of her birthday: Briggs McAndrews
  • In honor of Mike Mullaney’s 14 years of service as treasurer to NCF: Cindy and Dick Phillippe
  • In honor of Van Antwerp Middle School Faculty Members James Aldous, Christopher Bianchi, Claudia Cavaleri, Kathleen Cotugno-Surin, Matthew Flynn, Michelle Kopp, Alyssa LaPatra, Heather Leader, Raymond LeBel, Shana Malkis, Tracey Newell, Jake Purington, Luke Rakoczy, Lindsey Redman, Andrew Rizzi, Christina Springer, Corinne Vinehout: Donna J. McAndrews, the McAndrews-Pipa Family
  • In honor of Christine Perlee: Capital Bank
  • In honor of Christine Perlee’s service to the board of NCF: Cindy Phillippe
  • In honor of Cynthia Phillippe: Cynthia W. Hamilton
  • In honor of Cole Pipa: Isabelle and Briggs McAndrews
  • In honor of Isabelle Pipa: Isabelle and Briggs McAndrews
  • In honor of Niskayuna scholar Leo Polsinelli, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent J. Polsinelli: Lynn D. Schnell
  • In honor of Niskayuna scholar Luca Polsinelli, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent J. Polsinelli: Lynn D. Schnell
  • In honor of David Putz’s creation of the grant distribution process for NCF: Cindy Phillippe
  • In honor of Elizabeth Sacco’s service as a board member of NCF: Cindy Phillippe
  • In honor of Niskayuna scholar Evan Schnell, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent J. Polsinelli: Lynn D. Schnell
  • In honor of Guy Sementelli’s service as a board member of NCF: Cindy Phillippe
  • In honor of Bob Sowinski’s creation of the grant distribution process for NCF: Cindy Phillippe
  • In honor of Allen Woerner: Barbara and Frank Mauro

Gifts in Memory

The donations below were made in memory of special people by those who were touched by their lives.

  • In memory of Martin Bianchi:
    • Debbie and Brian Gordon
    • Isabelle and Briggs McAndrews
  • In memory of Tina Bianchi: Kathy and Ed Carangelo
  • In memory of Felix Blanchard, USMA 1947: Marilyn and Ronald Tamoschat
  • In memory of Dr. Robert Breault:
    • Karen Huggins
    • Cindy and Dick Phillippe
  • In memory of Jean Kemp Bundy: Donna and David Bundy
  • In memory of Kathleen Cook: Susan L. Penny
  • In memory of Corrine Craig: Sue and Gene Zeltmann
  • In memory of Donald E. Craig: Sue and Gene Zeltmann
  • In memory of Elizabeth Craig: Sue and Gene Zeltmann
  • In memory of Glen Davis, USMA 1947: Marilyn and Ronald Tamoschat
  • In memory of Sam Guarnier: Kathyleen Guarnier
  • In memory of Jean Huggins: Karen Huggins
  • In memory of Lois C. Johnson: Mark L. Johnson
  • In memory of Anna and John Kaufman:
    • Debbie and Brian Gordon
    • Barbara and Frank Mauro
  • In memory of Scott McAndrews:
    • Joyce M. Beckley
    • Veronica and James Blendell
    • Louisa Lombardo and James Dillon
    • Dennis C. McAndrews, Esq.
    • Isabelle and Briggs McAndrews
    • Cindy and Dick Phillippe
    • Amy and Anthony Salamone
    • Helen and Robert Salamone
    • Dr. Jayne Steubing
    • Beth and Ken Webb
  • In memory of Phyllis D. Munson: Debbie and Brian Gordon
  • In memory of Isadore Irving Neufeld:
    • Debbie and Bob DeLuke, DDS
    • Cindy and Dick Phillippe
  • In memory of Mark A. Olbrych: Mary Lynn Olbrych
  • In memory of Patty Purcell: Cindy and Dick Phillippe
  • In memory of Vicky Salamone:
    • Isabelle and Briggs McAndrews
    • Mary and Bruce Phillips
    • Mr. and Mrs. John D. Schutt
    • Barbara J. Tardi
    • Susan D. Whitten
  • In memory of James Trow: Isabelle and Briggs McAndrews
  • In memory of Michael T. Wallender: Cynthia W. Hamilton
  • In memory of Frank Willette:
    • Debbie and Bob DeLuke, DDS
    • Sara & Hans Erickson
    • Cindy and Dick Phillippe
    • Marlene Risseeuw
    • Sally Arnds Willette and Hugo Irizarry-Quinones
  • In memory of Karen Yagielski: Isabelle and Briggs McAndrews

Niskayuna Alumni Fund Donors

  • Joyce Arones Bagley-Menges*
  • Cindy Bard Ball*
  • Sue Wiles Cloak*
  • Sandra and William E. Felthousen*
  • Barbara L. Finkle*
  • Dr. Steven and Linda Goodman
  • Cynthia W. Hamilton
  • Anne L. Peterson*
  • Mary and Bruce L. Phillips*
  • Drs. Manju and Chittaranjan Prasad
  • Yvonne C. and John D. Schutt*
  • Ernestine Stevenson
  • Francis R. Taormina*
  • Barbara Elliott Tardi*

*Gifts made in honor of the 50th Reunion Class of 1964

The Power of Many

Thank you to the donors who contributed to funds of the Niskayuna Community Foundation between September 30, 2013 and October 1, 2014. 

Pillars of the Community (Gifts of $25,000 and above)

  • The Estate of Harriet F. Wall

Philanthropists ($5,000-$9,999)

  • Kathy and Jack Crowe
  • Neil ~Jane ~ William ~ Estelle Golub Family Foundation
  • Hershey Family Fund

Lamplighters ($2,500-$4,999)

  • Cindy and Duane Ball
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Lanotte
  • Isabelle and Briggs McAndrews

Bridge Builders ($1,000-$2,499)

  • Donna and Chuck Baumgartner
  • Linda and Mike Breault, DDS
  • Sarah E. Gage
  • Susan and Douglas Lohnas
  • McAndrews Family Fund
  • MVP Health Care
  • Nan and Hugh Murphy
  • Niskayuna High School Class of 1964
  • Cindy and Dick Phillippe
  • Anne and Walt Robb
  • Virginia and Fred Thompson
  • Carol and Vincent Valenza
  • Walmart
  • Ann and Emile Walraven

Gatekeepers ($500-$999)

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Betty Apkarian
  • Laura Edwards Bach and Adam J. Bach
  • Black Diamond Ortho
  • Breault & McGovern, DDS
  • Cardiology Associates of Schenectady, P.C.
  • Carol Hyde and Sanjay Correa
  • Bonnie and Bill Daggett
  • The Dell Family
  • Vincent DePasquale
  • Susan and John Fenaroli
  • Wally Graham
  • Karen Huggins
  • Sandy and Fred Kaplan
  • Martin, Harding and Mazzotti, LLP
  • McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C.
  • Dr. and Mrs. J. Peter McPartlon
  • Mohawk Honda
  • Mr. and Mrs. Mark J. Sacco
  • Schenectady Urological Associates
  • Slocum DeAngelus & Associates PC
  • Ceil and Bob Sowinski
  • Sheila Spraragen and Family
  • Vincent Verna
  • Julie and Steve Weitz

Stepping Stones ($250-$499)

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Janet Olin Altschuller
  • Arno Enterprises RWS LLC
  • Margaret E. Bean
  • Donna and David Bundy
  • Sue and Kent Burchill
  • Kathy and Ed Carangelo
  • Capital Bank
  • Marcia and Clement Davis
  • Chris and Don DeLuke
  • Debbie and Bob DeLuke, DDS
  • Richard and Betty Ferencik
  • Katherine and John Greenthal
  • Sally Arnds Willette and Hugo Irizarry-Quinones
  • Susanne and Gene Kimura
  • Denise and William Leader
  • Kathleen and Timothy Lederach
  • Harold J. Loggins
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Marine
  • Barbara and Frank Mauro
  • Donna J. McAndrews
  • Mohawk Army & Navy
  • Niskayuna Teachers’ Association
  • Deb Oriola
  • Helen and Robert Salamone
  • Lou Scharpf
  • Connie and Dick Sise

Friends ($100-$249)

  • Anonymous (6)
  • Linda and David Anker
  • Fran and Mark Aronowitz
  • Joyce A. Bagley-Menges
  • Bonnie and Robert Bailey
  • Phyllis and Frank Barbera
  • Walter Berninger
  • L. Ann Bish
  • Joan Blando
  • Veronica and James Blendell
  • Lynn Boler
  • Dr. and Mrs. Richard M. Breault
  • Felicia Bucciferro
  • Thomas G. Buckley
  • Sandra and Jim Buhrmaster
  • Justin Carangelo and Tracey Keebler Carangelo
  • Tracy and Chris Cazer
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Coleman Sr.
  • William R. Collins
  • DeLuke Orthodontics, PC
  • Dr. Michael A. DePetrillo and Ms. Lillian M. Bertalan
  • Ann and Richard DiSarro
  • Dr. and Mrs. Gary R. Dunkerley
  • Richard C. Elwell
  • Sandra and William E. Felthousen
  • Dr. Nancy D. Fitzroy
  • Eleanor Fladager-Biklen and Curtis T. Fladager
  • Dr. Olive W. Foster
  • Phyllis and David Fusco
  • Mr. and Mrs. Norman C. Gittinger
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey T. Gleba
  • Dr. Steven and Linda Goodman
  • Debbie and Brian Gordon
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Grau
  • Cynthia W. Hamilton
  • Seth Hanft and Margorie Rosenthal
  • The Hart Family
  • Mary and John Held
  • Nancy and Alan Hickenbottom
  • Shirley and Donald P. Hirshorn
  • Mr. and Ms. Rohinton Irani
  • Rosemarie Perez Jaquith and Grant C. Jaquith
  • Jane E. Jennings
  • Lana and John Jersen
  • Mark L. Johnson
  • Gloria and Ernest Kahn
  • Kathleen Kemp
  • Maureen and Gary Kimball
  • Doris and Paul Kirchner
  • Leonard Bus Sales, Inc.
  • Dr. Oscar and Kathryn Lirio
  • Kabby Lowe
  • Kay and Mike MacLaury
  • Sharon and Charles Maneri
  • Lisa and Bernie Martinese
  • Italo Massaroni
  • Mr. and Mrs. Daniel F. McCoy
  • Peter M. McManus
  • Peggy and Rick Mele
  • Laurel Winegar and Gary Paslow
  • Joann and Carl Paulsen
  • James Pennington
  • Susan L. Penny
  • Christine Perlee
  • Anne L. Peterson
  • Marguerite and Richard Philbrick
  • Barbara Piekarski
  • Mr. and Mrs. Vincent J. Polsinelli
  • Drs. Manju and Chittaranjan Prasad
  • Barbara and Richard Preisman
  • Richard Rini
  • Chris and Stephanie Roberts
  • Ellie and Gene Rowland
  • Dr. and Mrs. Fouad Sattar
  • Dawn and Brian Schlaks
  • Lynn D. Schnell
  • Howard Schlossberg and Michelle Ostrelich
  • Mickey and Jim Schultheis
  • Yvonne C. and John D. Schutt
  • Cynthia and Herbert Shultz, Jr.
  • Dr. and Mrs. Peter Sosnow
  • Marti and Austin Spang
  • Dr. Jayne Steubing
  • Ernestine Stevenson
  • Barbara Dobbins Stratton
  • Este Sylvetsky
  • Marilyn and Ronald Tamoschat
  • Barbara J. Tardi
  • Sally Thomas-Eggers
  • Emily and Tom Titsworth
  • Mr. and Mrs. William J. Ward III
  • Judith M. and Robert L. Winchester
  • Vicki and John Wyld
  • Sue and Gene Zeltmann

Supporter ($50-$99)

  • Margery K. Amerling
  • Dr. Kevin Baughman
  • Barbara and Tony Brandone
  • Carol Cascio
  • Mr. and Mrs. Stuart E. Cohen
  • Jill and Matthew Connell
  • Sara & Hans Erickson
  • Barbara L. Finkle
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Foley
  • Ruth and Harold Gilbert
  • Greene Family
  • Mary Ellen and Hank Haase
  • Nancy Halsted
  • Diane and Jim Harrington
  • John Harrsen
  • Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence J. Hoff Jr.
  • Carol and John Hudson
  • Paul A. Hurteau
  • Maria and Larry Krause
  • Kathleen and Harry K. Leader
  • Louisa Lombardo and James Dillon
  • George Mahserjian
  • Dennis C. McAndrews Esq.
  • Mary and Joel Neufeld
  • Mary Lynn Olbrych
  • Jenny C. Overeynder
  • Matthew M. Panneton
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bruce L. Phillips
  • Kathleen and David Putz
  • Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Quinn
  • Shirley Rivest
  • Amy and Anthony Salamone
  • Barb Lapidus and Carl Snyder
  • Francis R. Taormina
  • Mary Lou and David Terrenzio
  • Joshua Vinciguerra and Margaret Rush Vinciguerra
  • Beth and Ken Webb
  • Daniel J. Williams
  • Barbara Wood

Cornerstone (Gifts up to $49)

  • Jacqueline J. Albanese
  • Lois M. Anderson
  • Elaine Bair
  • Joyce M. Beckley
  • Diana and Salvatore Belardo
  • Douglas Bennett
  • Vincent Bianchi
  • Lisa and Bradley Bodmer
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Brown
  • Mr. and Mrs. Lewis E. Carr
  • Sharon and Richard Chu
  • Sue W. Cloak
  • Helen G. Dejnozka
  • Mrs. Arnold Fisher
  • Eileen S. Fox
  • Mr. and Mrs. Alan Gebell
  • Kathyleen Guarnier
  • Kelly Jacobs-Smith
  • Janet and Larry Kaufmann
  • Mr. and Mrs. Roy Keats
  • M & E Kellish
  • Mr. and Mrs. Keith Kitzman
  • Fran Leary
  • Mr. Jonathan Marr and Mrs. Rachel Sterne-Marr
  • Paddi and Gerard McGrinder
  • Mr. and Mrs. Max Mendelson
  • Marie Miller
  • Kathryn Opdyke
  • Robert Panico
  • Mr. and Mrs. Orlando J. Pigliavento
  • Marlene Risseeuw
  • Susan L. Schwarz
  • Ruth G. Shopmyer
  • Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell G. Silver
  • Bernard Socha
  • Mr. and Mrs. Sanford S. Sternstein
  • Suzanne and David Taylor
  • Assemblyman Jim Tedisco
  • Cynthia and Clifford Tepper
  • Marian and Hutch Tibbetts
  • Barb and Dan Trask
  • John W. Van Laak
  • Thomas and Susan Van Wert
  • Maureen Versaci
  • Murray Weissman
  • Mr. and Mrs. William L. Wertman
  • Susan D. Whitten
  • Ann and Dick Wyles

Niskayuna Central School District Education Enrichment Fund

Recognizing donors to the Niskayuna Central School District Education Enrichment Fund, December 31, 2012 to present.

Inspirer ($2,500-$4,999)

  • Neil ~Jane ~ William ~ Estelle Golub Family Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Lanotte

Energizer ($1,000-$2,499)

  • McAndrews Family Fund
  • Phillippe Family Fund
  • Susan K. Salvaggio

Motivator ($500-$999)

  • Donna and Chuck Baumgartner
  • Vincent DePasquale
  • Susan and John Fenaroli
  • 1st National Bank of Scotia
  • Barbara and Frank Mauro

Challenger ($250-$499)

  • Donna and David Bundy
  • Sue and Kent Burchill
  • Harold J. Loggins
  • Deb Oriola and Charles Batzinger
  • Dr. and Mrs. Peter Sosnow

Builder ($100-$249)

  • William Anders
  • Lynn Boler
  • Thomas G. Buckley
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Coleman, Sr.
  • William R. Collins
  • Dr. Olive W. Foster
  • Debbie and Brian Gordon
  • The Hart Family
  • David Hudson
  • Rosemarie Perez Jaquith and Grant C. Jaquith
  • Donna J. McAndrews
  • Isabelle and Briggs McAndrews
  • Peter M. McManus
  • Niskayuna Board of Education
  • Pamela J. Ober
  • Barbara Piekarski
  • Mr. and Mrs. Vincent J. Polsinelli
  • Richard Rini
  • Lynn D. Schnell
  • Deborah L. Shea

Encourager (Gifts up to $99)

  • Janet Olin Altschuller
  • Margery K. Amerling
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Brown
  • Mr. and Mrs. Lewis E. Carr
  • Carol Cascio
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Foley
  • Paul A. Hurteau
  • Kelly Jacobs-Smith
  • Mark L. Johnson
  • Robert Panico
  • Susan L. Penny
  • Cynthia and Clifford Tepper