Board of Directors
July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
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, monitor the finances of the Foundation, its programs, and performance.
Don Dea, Chair
CSM Gretchen G. Evans, (Ret.), Vice Chair - Development
Glenn Tecker, Vice Chair - Planning
Lucas Matthiessen, LCSW, CASAC, Vice Chair – Organizational Culture
Heidi Vandewinckel, LCSW, Vice Chair - Program
Alphonce J. Brown, Jr., ACFRE, Vice Chair – Donor Engagement
Travis Carey, CPA, Treasurer
Barbara J. Kelly, Esq., Secretary
James C. Bingham, Immediate Past Chair
Robert S. Madden
Wells B. Jones, FASAE, CAE, CFRE, Chief Executive Officer
Board of Directors:
Laura Casale, AIA
Arnold Lesser, VMD
Pamela Linden, PhD
Celeste V, Lopes, Esq.
Edward P. Nallan Jr.
LTC John J. O’Brien (Ret.)
Mary Porter, DO
Bernard Sarisohn, Esq.
Leslie H. Tayne, Esq.
Michael F. Troiano, Esq.
MAJ Peter Way
Colonel E. David Woycik, Jr. (Ret), Esq.
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. You can also email us at email@example.com
and we will direct your message accordingly.