Staff & Associates

Staff Phone Number Email
Jennifer Drake
Senior Program Officer
845.790.6318 Email
Theresa Gill
Director of Administration
845.790.6310 Email
Jennifer Killian
Program Officer
845.790.6315

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Timothy D. O'Leary
Information Technology Manager
845.790.6311 Email
Andrea L. Reynolds
President & CEO
845.790.6321 Email
Cecilia R. Stancell
Director of Programs
845.790.6319 Email
Cindy Stewart
General Accountant
845.790.6320 Email
Melissa Utsett
Program & Information Coordinator
845.790.6343 Email
Vivian E. Walsh
Director of Finance & Accounting
845.790.6317 Email
Associates
Stephen Densmore
Press Liaison 
845-234-8713

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Staff


Jennifer Drake
Senior Program Officer

As Senior Program Officer, Jen is responsible for the full range of the grantmaking process including proposal review, site visits, and program monitoring. Jen is the primary program officer responsible for Legacy and Family and Directors Discretionary funding.
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Theresa Gill
Director of Administration

As Director of Administration, Theresa manages the Dyson Foundation's day-to-day administrative functions. Her responsibilities include general administrative support, facilities management, human resources, communications, purchasing/vendor relations, and technical support issues. Theresa also assists the President & CEO with special projects as requested.
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Jennifer Killian
Program Officer

As Program Officer, Jennifer is responsible for the full range of grantmaking process including proposal review, sie visits, and program monitoring. Jennifer is the primary program officer responsible for the Foundation's capacity-building Mini-Grant Program.
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Tim O'Leary
Information Technology Manager

Tim maintains the Foundation’s Windows network and related software/hardware, provides staff support for technology-related needs, and keeps the office abreast of new technology.
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Andrea L. Reynolds
President and CEO

As the Foundation’s chief staff officer, Andrea helps to guide the grant programs, works with the Board of Directors, and represents the Foundation in the community and with other philanthropic organizations.
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Cecilia R. Stancell
Director of Programs

The Director of Programs, in conjunction with the Chairman and the President, directs and manages the grantmaking programs of the Foundation. This includes the supervision of the Foundation's program staff, review and analysis of proposals, the development of grantmaking policies and guidelines and, as appropriate, the development of new initiatives that are consistent with the Foundation's mission.
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Cindy Stewart
General Accountant

Cindy verifies, allocates and posts the financial transactions of the day-to-day operations of the Foundation, and assists the Director of Finance & Accounting, as needed, in the execution of all other accounting duties.
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Melissa Utsett
Program and Information Coordinator

Melissa is responsible for the integrity and performance of the Foundation's system-wide grantmaking database. She supports the Dyson Foundation's grantmaking program by serving as the point person for the online application process, the liaison for philanthropy affinity groups and associations, and by working with the program staff on developing new grantmaking strategies.
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Vivian E. Walsh
Director of Finance & Accounting

Vivian is responsible for the execution of all accounting duties.  Portfolio investment tracking and monitoring cash flows are important parts of her job.  In collaboration with department managers, Vivian prepares individual expense budgets and compiles and monitors the Program and Administrative Expense Budgets.
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Associates

Stephen Densmore
Press Liaison

As Press Liaison, Steve handles all the Foundation's media relations.
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