Board of Directors

United Way of Long Island's Board of Directors is fiscally responsible for the organization budget, active in planning and support of fund raising activities and legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies and programs.

Community leaders on our Board usually meet six times annually. Potential Board members are nominated (self-nominations accepted) and reviewed by the Board Development Committee. The committee submits its recommendations to the full Board, which votes on each nomination. If you are interested in becoming a Board Member of United Way of Long Island, please contact Susan Corso at 631.940.3745 or


Alexander G. Bateman, Jr., Chair
Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.

Daniel Eichhorn, Vice Chair
PSEG Long Island

John R. Durso, Immediate Past Chair 
Local 338 RWDSU/UFCW & Long Island Federation of Labor

Lynda Hullstrung, Treasurer
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Tracey Edwards, Secretary
New York State Public Service Commission

Robert Andrew Wild, General Counsel
Garfunkel Wild, P.C.

Ellen Redmond, Community Impact Council Chair
Community Volunteer

David L. Calone
Jove Equity Partners LLC

Paul Fleishman
Community Volunteer

Maria A. Grasso
Flushing Bank


  • Matthew Aracich, Building & Trades Council of Nassau & Suffolk Counties
  • Nicholas Auletta, TruView BSI, LLC
  • Lorraine Aycock, Bank of America
  • Ronald Bauer, PSEG Long Island
  • John Bruckner, National Grid
  • Gregory Clark, MSC Industrial Supply Co.
  • Jennifer B. Cona, Genser Cona Elder Law
  • John Costanzo, LDK Consultants
  • Joanne DeFino, KPMG
  • Howard Dickstein, GEICO
  • Gloria Gargano, CNA Insurance
  • Kevin Gates, STAR Group L.P.
  • Thomas Gilmartin, TriState Capital Bank
  • Peter Goldsmith, LISTnet
  • John Guadagno, IBEW Local 25
  • Katherine Heaviside, Epoch 5 Public Relations
  • Marc Herbst, Long Island Contractors Association, Inc.
  • Lynn Johnson, Stony Brook University
  • Richard M. Kessel, East Coast Progressive Energy Solutions
  • Dr. Kishore Kuncham, Freeport Public Schools
  • Nicholas LaMorte, AFSCME
  • Roy Lebel, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Barry Levy, Rivkin Radler Attorneys at Law
  • Steven Lipponer, Citigroup
  • John L. Mackey, Enterprise Holdings
  • Frank Maffei, United Parcel Service
  • Anthony Manetta, HB Solutions
  • Gregory May, Commissioner Nassau County Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Douglas McCrosson, CPI Aerostructures Inc.
  • Lynda Nicolino, Bethpage Federal Credit Union
  • Deirdre O'Connell, Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty
  • Rebecca O'Connell, JPMorgan Chase
  • Teresa O'Halloran, Suffolk Transportation Service, Inc.
  • Brandon V. Ray, AT&T
  • Ronnie Renken, Community Volunteer
  • Felix Ruiz, Nassau Suffolk HIV Planning Council
  • Kathy Russell, US Nonwovens Corp.
  • Steven Santino, People's United Bank
  • Victoria Schneps-Yunis, Schneps Communications
  • Bernie Sensale, Community Volunteer
  • Virginia Umbreit, First Long Island Investors, LLC