FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 31, 2010
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central New York appoints new Executive Committee Officers to its board of directors
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central New York has appointed new Executive Committee Officers to its board of directors for 2010.
Maureen Dunn McGlynn was appointed president of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of CNY board of directors. McGlynn most recently held the position of 1st vice president. During her tenure on the board, she has served on the Executive Committee, Capital Project Leadership Team, Ad Hoc Medical Advisory Committee and Homecoming Committee. McGlynn is a partner at Mackenzie Hughes LLP.
Other newly appointed Executive Committee Officers include: 1st vice president, Chris Geiger, president and CEO, Barrington Syracuse, WSTM-NBC3/WTVH-CBS 5/WSTQ-CW6, CNYcentral.com; 2nd vice president, Leola Rodgers, associate administrator, Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital; treasurer, Patrick Leitgeb, partner, KPMG LLP; immediate past president, Paul Ross, owner and operator, Grenick Management/McDonald’s; and secretary, Kathleen Kotz, owner, Kathy Kotz Home Builder Inc.
Additional board members include: Jean Czarniak, vocational rehabilitation counselor, NYS Education Dept./VESID; Mark A. Fuller, chief financial officer, United Radio Inc.; Steven Gross, MD, director newborn medicine, Crouse Hospital, neonatal director, Central New York Regional Perinatal Program; Aaron D. Hugo, executive vice president, Pinckney Hugo Group; Daniel Jenkins, executive director, Ernst & Young LLP; John H. Keib, president, Time Warner Cable Inc.; Douglas K. Lattner, owner/operator, McDonald’s; Yvonne LoRe, vice president of corporate projects, Annese & Associates Inc.; Garry R.M. Payne, president, The Carta Group; Matt Schiro, senior vice president, Business Banking, M&T Bank; and Colleen M. Schmidt, executive director of government programs, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.
About Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central New York: Ronald McDonald House Charities of CNY operates the 16-bedroom CNY Ronald McDonald House 24-hours a day, year-round as a “home away from home” for families whose children are hospitalized with serious illnesses or injuries. RMHC of CNY is planning to build a new, larger Ronald McDonald House that will allow the organization to help keep even more families with seriously ill children together. For more information or to donate, visit www.cnyronaldmcdonaldhouse.org.