Community Impact Committee

As a committee of the Board of Directors of United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region, the Community Impact Committee establishes funding priorities and invests resources to fulfill our organization's Community Impact goals. This committee of volunteers provides direction as to the allocation of resources in the Community Fund, and measures the results of our funded partner activities. 

Matthew Paquet – Chair
Member United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region Board of Directors
Abilities First
Dutchess Community College

Sarah Anderson
RBT CPAs, LLP

Catherine E. "Candy" Davies
Member United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region Board of Directors
SUNY New Paltz

Melissa Gaeke, PhD
Member United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region Board of Directors
Marist College

Whitney Humphrey
Family Services 

Bob Legacy
Community Volunteer

Kate Macaluso
Adelphi University

Cristin McPeake
Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley

John Nardi
Member United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region Board of Directors
Orange Bank and Trust Co.

Stacey Nelson
Community Volunteer

Marta Newkirk
Dutchess Community College

MaryJean Skelly-Miller

Rhinebeck Bank

Christie VanHorne
CHV Consulting LLC

Jeanne Wagner
Child Care Council of Dutchess/Putnam

The Community Impact Council makes recommendations and gathers information for the Community Impact Committee.