Schuyler Health Foundation Names New Members and Officers to Board of Directors

December 8, 2020  Montour Falls, NY  – The Schuyler Health Foundation Board recently elected new Members and Officers to their Board of Directors for 2020-2021.

Elected Returning Officers on the Executive Committee are Brenda Warren-Fitch as Chairperson and Jerry Mickelson as Secretary/Treasurer/Secretary. New to the Executive Committee is Erin Thaete as Vice-Chairperson.

Newly elected Directors include Philly DeSarno, Tom Phillips, and Chris Stamp. These three join the following existing Directors: Marsha McElligott, Ken Wilson, Nanette Hanley, Jeff Dill, Josh Navone, and Linda Confer.

“We are grateful to our two transitioning Directors; Marian Saks for 8 years of service and Kathy Fragola for 16 years of service,” states Brenda Warren-Fitch, Schuyler Health Foundation Chair.  “Thank you so much for your time and dedication to the Foundation.”

The goal of the Schuyler Health Foundation is to create and maintain a steady, dependable stream of funds to accomplish the hospital’s mission of delivering the highest quality health care in partnership with our community, one person at a time

For more information, contact the Schuyler Health Foundation at (607) 210-1950, option 3 or email        


About Schuyler Health Foundation

The Schuyler Health Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization made up of a volunteer Board of Directors who govern all operations of the Foundation. The Foundation has a full-time Director to provide strategic direction and execute operations, based in Schuyler Hospital. The Foundation’s goal is to create and maintain a steady, dependable stream of funds to accomplish the Hospital’s mission.

Since 1987, the Schuyler Health Foundation has provided funds to Schuyler Hospital and its related medical facilities, including the Seneca View Skilled Nursing Facility, through major gifts and fundraising events. The Foundation has a strong focus on community integration.

About Schuyler Hospital

Schuyler Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital, with a 120-bed skilled nursing facility attached. Schuyler Hospital’s main campus – overlooking Seneca Lake – is located in Montour Falls, New York. For 100 years, Schuyler Hospital has been the primary healthcare provider in and around Schuyler County. They have evolved over the years into a network of providers, programs, and services that reaches throughout Schuyler County and into neighboring counties to meet the healthcare needs of a population of over 32,000 residents.

About Cayuga Health

Cayuga Health (CH) has two hospitals, Cayuga Medical Center and Schuyler Hospital, as well as a multi-specialty group, Cayuga Medical Associates. Combined employment, including affiliated organizations, is over 2,200 employees. CH is clinically linked to Mayo Medical Laboratories, Rochester Regional Health for cardiac services, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the University of Rochester for Neurosciences.

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