Board of Directors
July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
The Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc., is proud to have the following individuals serve on its volunteer Board of Directors. Their hard work and dedication to the Foundation is integral to our success.
Members of the Board of Directors develop strategies and policies. Directors also ensure that the Foundation has adequate resources to carry out its mission and monitor the finances of the Foundation, its programs, and performance.
James C. Bingham, Chair of the Board
Alphonce J. Brown, Jr., ACFRE, Vice Chair – Development
Deborah Firestone, Vice Chair – Program
Lucas Matthiessen, LCSW, CASAC, Vice Chair – Planning
Donald Dea, Treasurer
Jack Sage, Secretary
Wells B. Jones, FASAE, CAE, CFRE, Chief Executive Officer
Barbara J. Kelly, Esq.
Arnold Lesser, VMD
Robert S. Madden
Heidi Vandewinckel, LCSW
Colonel E. David Woycik, Jr. (Ret), Esq.
Board of Directors:
Laura Casale, Architect
Celeste V. Lopes, Esq.
Edward P. Nallan Jr.
Bernard Sarisohn, Esq.
Dona Sauerburger, COMS
Robert T. Stratford, Jr.
If you would like to contact one of these Board members,
please direct your correspondence to that person,
c/o Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, 371 East Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown, New York 11787.