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Executive Committee

  • Lucille Werlinich, Chair, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Lucille Werlinich

    Chair, Purchase College Foundation Board of Trustees
    Werlinich Family Foundation

    Executive Committee, Chair
    Governance Committee, Member
    Finance Committee, Member
    PAC Advisory Council, Member

  • David Fleisher, Member, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    David M. Fleisher, Esq. ’75

    Vice Chair, Purchase College Foundation Board of Trustees
    Principal, Law Office of David M. Fleisher, P.C.

    Executive Committee, Vice Chair
    Audit Committee, Interim Chair
    Board Governance Committee, Member
    Development Committee, Member
    Finance Committee, Member

  • Michelle Ifill, Vice-Chair, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Michelle C. Ifill

    Vice Chair, Purchase College Foundation Board of Trustees
    Retired, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Verizon Corporate Services Group, Inc

    Executive Committee, Vice Chair
    Board Governance Committee, Chair

  • John Klingenstein

    William Klingenstein

    Secretary, Purchase College Foundation Board of Trustees
    President, Klingenstein Capital, LLC

    Executive Committee, Secretary
    Student Success Committee, Co-Chair
    Finance Committee, Member

  • Judith Riggs, Treasurer, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Judith A. Riggs

    Treasurer, Purchase College Foundation Board of Trustees
    Founder and President, Judith Riggs & Company, Inc.

    Executive Committee, Treasurer
    Finance Committee, Chair
    Audit Committee, Member
    Board Governance Committee, Member
    Investment Committee, Member
    Student Success Committee, Member

  • Dennis Craig

    Dennis Craig

    Ex-Officio Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Interim President, Purchase College, SUNY

    Executive Committee, Ex-Officio
    Board Governance Committee, Ex-Officio
    Investment Committee, Ex-Officio
    PAC Advisory Council, Ex-Officio
    Student Success Committee, Ex-Officio

  • Donna Frithsen

    Donna Frithsen

    Ex-Officio Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Executive Director, Purchase College Foundation and Vice President, Institutional Advancement, Purchase College

    Executive Committee, Ex-Officio
    Board Governance Committee, Ex-Officio
    Development Committee, Ex-Officio
    Finance Committee, Ex-Officio
    Investment Committee, Ex-Officio
    Student Success Committee, Ex-Officio
    PAC Advisory Council, Ex-Officio

Trustees

  • Clifford H. Aronson

    Clifford H. Aronson

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Partner, Skadden

    Investment Committee, Member

  • Umran Beba

    Umran Beba

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    SVP, Chief Diversity and Engagement Officer for PepsiCo

    Development Committee, Member
    PAC Advisory Council, Member

  • Susan Dubin, Member, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Susan Dubin

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation and Chair, Friends of the Neuberger Museum of Art
    Chair, Board of Directors, Friends of the Neuberger Museum of Art

  • Thomas Egan, Member, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Thomas F. Egan

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Private Investor and Business Consultant

  • Peter Fishbein, Member, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Peter M. Fishbein

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Retired Note Editor of the “Harvard Law Review” and Law Clerk to Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

    Student  Success Committee, Member

  • Vicki Gillespie, BEc, FAICD, FAIM.

    Vicki Gillespie

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    SVP and Global Process Executive for PepsiCo

    Development Committee, Member
    Finance Committee, Member

  • Ruth Hinerfeld, Member, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Ruth Hinerfeld

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Civic Leader and an Internationalist

    Student Success Committee, Member

  • Suellen McAvoy Peluso '77

    Suellen McAvoy Peluso ’77

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    University of New Hampshire

    Development Committee, Chair

  • Richard A. Muskus, Jr.

    Richard A. Muskus, Jr.

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    President, Patriot Bank, N.A.

    Audit Committee, Member
    Finance Committee, Member

  • Pell, Geri E.

    Geri E. Pell

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation and Chair, The Performing Arts Center Advisory Council
    Chief Executive Officer, Pell Wealth Partners

    PAC Advisory Council, Chair

  • John Ramberg '76

    John Ramberg ’76

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Retired executive, Northrop Grumman

    Development Committee, Member

  • Sanjay Santhanam, Member, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Sanjay S. Santhanam

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Private Investor and Retired Partner, Galleon Group

    Investment Committee, Interim Chair

  • Peter J. Wise

    Peter J. Wise

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Founding Partner, DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr, LLP

    Student Success Committee, Member

Emeritus Board

  • Carl Austin, Emeritus Member, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Carl Austin

    Emeritus Trustee
    President, Austin Corporate Properties

  • Emily Grant, Emeritus Chair, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Emily Grant

    Emerita Trustee
    Emerita Trustee of the Purchase College Foundation and Chair of the Purchase College Foundation Emeritus Board

  • Phyllis Hyacinthe

    Phyllis Hyacinthe

    Emerita Trustee
    President, HMH Corporation

  • Patricia Jacobs, Member, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Patricia Jacobs

    Emeritus Trustee
    Charter Member, Purchase College President’s Club

  • Ann Scheur, Vice-Chair, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Ann Scheuer

    Emeritus Trustee
    Retired President, Kensington Management Consultants

In Memoriam

  • Don Cecil, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Donald Cecil (1927-1920)

    Beloved former member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees
    Founding partner, Cumberland Associates