Sullivan 180 Board of Directors
Sandra Gerry began her career as an educator. She served on the Sullivan County Community College Foundation and was Chair of the annual scholarship benefit gala. She also serves on the board of the Gerry Foundation, Inc., the family foundation established, in part, to benefit the county economy by developing the world class performing arts center, Bethel Woods, at the site of the original Woodstock Festival in Bethel, New York.
She is the founder and visionary of Sullivan Renaissance, a beautification and community development program of the Gerry Foundation which began in 2001. Sullivan Renaissance works with volunteers, municipalities, businesses, faith based organizations and a diverse population to enhance the appearance of Sullivan County. In 2016, Sullivan Renaissance engaged key stakeholders and community partners to focus on healthy communities. From these discussions Sullivan 180 was created to turn around the health and wellness of Sullivan County.
The SUNY Board of Trustees appointed Jay Quaintance as President SUNY Sullivan in 2017. Prior to joining SUNY Sullivan, Quaintance served as Assistant Secretary for Education in the Office of New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, where his work included Statewide P-12 and Higher Education budget, policy development, and implementation. He also served as Assistant Vice Chancellor and Assistant Provost for Community College Policy and Planning at the State University of New York.
Quaintance has a long history of working with community colleges, beginning with his assignments in the field of student services, where he served as an instructor in Upward Bound and then as the director of TRIO Student Support Services. In addition, Quaintance has worked as an instructor, department chair, and assistant dean of academic affairs at the community college level.
Keith Suehnholz is Vice Chairman and CEO of Granite Associates, Inc. a privately-held investment firm in Liberty, New York. Mr. Suehnholz is responsible for the oversight of Granite’s asset allocation, investments and its strategic and tax planning.
Prior to his tenure at Granite Associates, Keith held the position of Chief Financial Officer of Cablevision Industries Corporation (CVI). CVI, prior to the merger with Time Warner, Inc. was the eighth largest cable television company in the United States. During his tenure with CVI, Keith was responsible for strategic planning, financial management and acquisition and merger management including identification of potential targets, specifically, the acquisition of cable systems and the $2.8 billion merger with Time Warner, Inc.
Keith is a graduate of Pace University and holds a BS in Accounting as well as a Masters of Business Administration and an Advanced Degree of Graduate Study in Taxation.
Since 1980, Patrick H. Dollard has led the transformation of the rural United Cerebral Palsy Association of Sullivan County into The Center for Discovery (The Center), recognized today as a leader/innovator in the United States and internationally in providing caring and creative services for children and adults with severe and multiple disabilities, including a growing number of individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
Additionally, Patrick is focused on a creative plan that serves the interests of the New York State (and indeed, those of society at large) that need new models of care and healthy living within sustainable communities. The Center’s new Homestead Models located on the various Center farms is a perfect example of such a new model. The Homestead Model, as designed by The Center, will offer unique living, work and social opportunities for individuals with disabilities while supporting their local communities with healthy products (vegetables, herbs, honey, cheeses, maple syrup, etc.) and being good stewards of the land.
Jonathan Schiller joined Orange Regional Medical Center in 2004. In 2011 he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer, overseeing daily operation of Orange Regional Medical Center, and in 2017 he was named the Chief Executive Officer for Catskill Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Schiller earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Services from LeMoyne College and his Master of Health Systems Administration degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and Healthcare Financial Management Association. He volunteers his time as a member of the Executive Leadership Team of the American Heart Association, Hudson Valley Chapter as well as the Board Chairman of Christ Health Care Ministry. Previously, Mr. Schiller served the community on the Boards of Directors for the YMCA and Leadership Orange.
Ronald Greenberg is currently a Senior Counsel of Dentons US LLP, an International Law Firm. Prior to that he was Chairman of RubinBaum LLP which merged into Dentons (formerly Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP) and a member of the Sonnenschein Executive Committee. He is a graduate of Cornell University and the Harvard law School and serves or has served on numerous boards, including the Archaeological Institute of America, the Aston Magna Foundation for Music and the Humanities and the Bethel Woods Center For The Arts.