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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 – Judith St. Leger ’85, DVM
Treasurer – Joanne Darcy Crum ’75, JD
Secretary – Michael Ty ’73
Past President – Tim Purcell ’94
Assistant Treasurer – Wendy Gilman

Faculty Representative

Kelly Yacobucci ’03

Student Representative

Jennifer McKenna ’22

Alumni Association Representatives

Geoffrey Rightmyer ’95
Emiley Purvis '03


Joseph Batchelder
Ryan Brooks
J. Glenn Eugster ’68
Maggie Jackson ’94
Susan Kneller ’81
Brian Marhaver
Mitchell Nudelman ’97, MD, JD
Peter Pochily ’12
Kyle Tuttle ’84


Marion A. Terenzio, PhD – College President
John J. Zacharek – Executive Director, College Foundation and Vice President for Development