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 – Timothy Purcell '93
Vice President – Regina Ryan
Treasurer – Michele Holliday '94
Secretary – John Brust

Faculty Representative


Student Representative


Alumni Association Representatives

Geoffrey Rightmyer ’95
Emiley Purvis '03


Ryan Brooks
Joanne Darcy Crum '75
Judith St. Leger ’85, DVM 
Richard Norton
Widjiono Yono Purnomo
Michael Reilly '87
Garth Roberts
Michael Ty '73
Donna Williams
Bruce Wright


Wendy Gilman – Executive Director, College Foundation
Wendy Gilman – Executive Director, Alumni Association
Marie Gerhardt  Director of Alumni Engagement and Development
Dr. Marion A. Terenzio – College President
John J. Zacharek – Vice President for Development