The Junior League of Long Island Announces the 2020-2021 Board of Directors
Roslyn, NY, August 19, 2020 – The Junior League of Long Island® (“JLLI”) has announced the 2020-2021 Board of Directors. The Board comprises 10 women who are active members of JLLI, have given hundreds of volunteer hours to planning and implementing events and fundraisers, and dedicated themselves to JLLI and giving back to the Long Island community. The Board of Directors is responsible for governance and management of the organization for a one-year term commencing July 1, 2020.
2020-2021 Board of Directors
President: Stephanie Kearns, Garden City
President-Elect: Carol St. Jacques, Commack
Finance Director: Cristine Bruno, Oakland Gardens
Treasurer: Feiona Churaman, Massapequa
Membership Activities/Training Director: Loretta Hahn, Garden City
Nominating/Placement Director: Cindy Dwyer, Massapequa
Projects/Research Director: Alicia Aguilera, Westbury
Parliamentarian: Donna Fiore, Bellmore
Sustaining Directors: Joel Blainey, Centerport & Deidra Maleno, Port Washington
The Junior League of Long Island serves its mission through direct service projects, advocacy, training, grants, and partnerships with other Long Island organizations. JLLI’s projects include Project Playground, to finance and build playgrounds for communities of need in Nassau and Suffolk counties, Positively Me, to address teenage self-esteem and bullying amongst young girls, and a myriad of “Done In A Day” volunteer opportunities that benefit Suffolk and Nassau Counties. The Junior League of Long Island strives to be the organization of choice for voluntarism and community partnerships to improve the health and well-being of women and children on Long Island. Our commitment has remained unwavering: to develop exceptionally qualified civic leaders who can identify a community’s most urgent and pressing needs and address them with meaningful and relevant programs and initiatives
that not only improve lives but change the way people think.
The Junior League of Long Island is affiliated with The Association of Junior Leagues International®, one of the oldest, largest and most effective women’s volunteer organizations in the world, has matured and evolved since it was founded by social activism pioneer Mary Harriman in 1901. Our organization has been instrumental in championing many positive impacts on the community including education and literacy programs, children’s cultural development, school nutrition, vaccinations, the Clean Water Act, and heightened awareness around domestic violence and alcohol abuse.
The Junior League of Long Island® is affiliated with the Association of Junior Leagues International® Headquartered in the Village of Roslyn, the Junior League of Long Island® and every year we partner with local long island nonprofits to help and give back. The Junior League of Long Island® is designated as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. Our purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Tracing its origin’s to 1951, the Junior League of Long Island® has nearly 200 members in Nassau and Suffolk counties.