Three Sleepy Hollow Business Leaders Named to Grant Professionals Board

Fiona Matthew, President of The Fiona Company
Fiona Matthew, President of The Fiona Company has been named Treasurer of the Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson for 2019

Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson, (GPLH) a 501(c)(3) organization that provides educational enrichment, advocacy, networking, professional development and support for grant seekers and grant writing professionals has announced this year’s board of directors.

Lydia Howie, CEO of Howie Marketing and Consulting, and Lisa Keogh, Independent Fundraising Consultant will serve as Co-Presidents. Ms. Howie founded the Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson in 2008 to advance the field of grant writing in the region and served as its first President from 2008-2016. Ms. Keogh was a founding board member of GPLH, serving as Treasurer and Social Media Chair.

Nancy Keane, Director of Mission Advancement at Wartburg will serve as Vice President; Immediate Past President Joanne Stewart of the Goodworks Advisory Group, Secretary.

Sleepy Hollow residents joining the board include Fiona Matthew, President, The Fiona Company, LLC, as Treasurer; Alison Paul, President, Alison Paul Grantwriting and Consulting, Program Co-Chair; Sharon Camlic of Sharon Camlic Consulting, Member Services Chair.

Alison Paul of Sleepy Hollow, President, Alison Paul Grantwriting and Consulting, has been named GPLH program Co-chair for 2019

Other board members include: Jan Fisher of Jan Fisher, LLC is Program Co-Chair; Carol Nordgren of Carol A. Nordgren NonProfit Consulting, Job Bank Chair, Charlisa Garg of Columbia University Teachers College, Social Media Chair; Christine Chenevey of CAREERS Support Solutions, Public Relations Chair; Terri Eberle Katz of TEK Consulting, LLC, Internship Program Chair; Barbara Cervoni, LMSW, ACSW of Support Connection, Website Manager.

Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson is a nonprofit grant writing professional education and advocacy organization, whose mission is to enhance fundraising and philanthropy in the lower Hudson Valley through the advancement of grantsmanship. GPLH provides educational opportunities for those interested in grant writing, promotes high ethical industry standards and raises public awareness of philanthropy and charitable giving.

For information, visit www.GPLH,org or email

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