Making Lives Better

Board of Directors/Board of Trustees

The work of the Northeast Kidney Foundation is guided by a dedicated volunteer board consisting of renal professionals, community and business leaders, and patient and family representatives.  For information on volunteering or becoming a board member, please email or call 518-458-9697.

2016 Board of Directors/Board of Trustees

Joseph Dougherty, Esq., Chairman of the Board
Hinman Straub, Attorneys at Law

Paul Madelone, Treasurer

Reddy Chappidi, Secretary
Patient First Renal Care

Steve Bieritz, Trustee
Bieritz Insurance Agency

Robert Busch, MD, Trustee
The Endocrine Group

Conor Bryant, Director
Bryant Financial Management

William Cromie, MD, Trustee

Peter Crouse, Director
Davidoff Hutcher & Citron

Christopher Dowd, Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Ballson Spa National Bank

Paul Harding, Trustee
Martin, Harding & Mazzotti

Michael Kane, PharmD, Trustee
Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Mohammed Monzur, MD
Capital District Renal Physicians

Anthony Russo, Trustee
Wells Fargo Advisors

Joseph Sala, Director
Bassett Healthcare

Thomas Schumacher, MD
Capital District Renal Physicians


Carol LaFleur, Executive Director
LaToya Parsons Miller, Program and Development Associate
Garry Murray, Community Relations Specialist
Leigh Nowicki, Special Projects Director/Grant Writer

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