Our Board

Representing a diverse range of experiences and backgrounds,

the Gifford Board keeps our foundation moving forward.

Merike Treier

Merike Treier

President | Cazenovia

Executive Director, Downtown Committee of Syracuse, Inc.

Meg Tidd

Meg Tidd

Vice President | Marcellus

Chief Executive Officer, VIP Structures

Susan Katzoff

Susan Katzoff

Secretary | Syracuse

Attorney, Bousquet Holstein PLLC

Ron Tascarella

Ron Tascarella

Treasurer | Oswego

SVP Chief Credit Officer, Pathfinder Bank

Jaime Alicea

Jaime Alicea

Syracuse

Superintendent, Syracuse City School District

Vincent B. Love

Vincent B. Love

Syracuse

Accountant, North Syracuse School District

Michael Feng

Michael Feng

Syracuse

Vice President, System Integration Progressive Expert Consulting, Inc.
Maithreyee Dubé

Maithreyee Dubé

Syracuse

Manager, Enrollment Services IVMF, Syracuse University
Caeresa Richardson

Caeresa Richardson

Syracuse

Entrepreneur, Owner of Ecodessa

Ryan York

Ryan York

Syracuse

President, York Wealth Management

Matt Gardner

Matt Gardner

Syracuse

Co-Founder,
Gardner & Capparelli

Pastor Phil Turner

Pastor Phil Turner

Syracuse

Pastor,
Bethany Baptist Church

Iris St. Meran

Iris St. Meran

Syracuse

Reporter, NewsChannel 9

Explore our board’s demographics below

The Gifford Foundation believes that boards are most successful when they contain a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives. We encourage organizations to be transparent about their leadership, and we strive to do the same.

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The Gifford Foundation's board represents a range of different professional backgrounds.

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