FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 26, 2011
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central New York appoints five new board members
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central New York has appointed five new members to its board of directors for 2011:
Justin Hummel, vice president, Hummel’s Office Plus; Mike Madigan, CPA, vice president of finance, 3PD Inc.; Henry Pearl, vice president of operations, Time Warner Cable Inc. of Central New York; Mark L. Renquin, owner/operator, McDonald’s; and Brian Sickora, president and CEO, WSKG Public Broadcasting.
Additional board members include: president, Maureen Dunn McGlynn, Esq. partner, Mackenzie Hughes LLP; 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/operator, Grenick Management/McDonald’s; secretary, Kathleen Kotz, owner, Kathy Kotz Home Builder Inc.; 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; Douglas K. Lattner, owner/operator, McDonald’s; Yvonne Annese LoRe, president, Annese 4 Services; 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.