College Foundation Board

Our Mission

The SUNY Cobleskill College Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 corporation established in 1969 to develop additional resources to enable the college to provide quality educational experiences for its students.

Scholarship funds constitute the largest single use of the assets of the Foundation:

Also supported by Foundation resources:

The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors representing many diverse constituencies. Men and women from all professions, business, industry, civic and social organizations, and college alumni serve without compensation to assist the college in its mission to provide the highest quality of academic service.


President – John Brust
Vice President – Regina Ryan
Treasurer – Judith St. Leger ’85, DVM
Secretary – Michael Reilly ’87
Past President – Tim Purcell ’94

Faculty Representative

Paul Gemmiti

Student Representative


Alumni Association Representatives

Geoffrey Rightmyer ’95
Emiley Purvis '03


Ryan Brooks
Joanne Darcy Crum '75
Richard Norton
Widjiono Yono Purnomo
Michael Ty '73
Bruce Wright


Shannon Manchester '03  Finance and Alumni Engagement Coordinator
Dr. Marion A. Terenzio – College President
John J. Zacharek – Executive Director, College Foundation and Vice President for Development