On the move
Ellen Henneberry, of Amenia, N.Y., has joined Winnakee Land Trust, of Rhinebeck, N.Y., as director of development.
She previously was development and marketing manager for Walkway Over the Hudson, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and before that worked at Omega Institute, in Rhinebeck, and as a fundraising consultant for the Office of Advancement at the Culinary Institute of America, of Hyde Park. Previously, she was owner of Twist restaurant in Hyde Park, N.Y.
Nadine Slowik, of Kingston, N.Y. has joined Winnakee Land Trust as development assistant.
She moved to the Hudson Valley from Brooklyn in 2014.
Slowik has expertise in membership and individual giving at major New York City cultural institutions, including as the National Academy Museum & School, the Morgan Library & Museum, and the Rubin Museum of Art. At the Rubin, Nadine served as its first full-time membership manager, acquiring over 400 new members in the first year.
Slowik holds a master of fine arts degree from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
••• Tom Polk, of Kingston, N.Y. and the bicycle educator of the YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County, has joined the staff of the New York Bicycling Coalition as regional education coordinator.
Polk will continue at the YMCA, while adding statewide responsibilities to enhance the coalition’s educational programs in the Eastern Region of the state.
A longtime YMCA board member and lifelong cyclist, Polk started the Y’s bicycling programs in 2010. His Initiatives include youth bike safety programs, after-school bike clubs, summer bike camps, adult education, bike repair clinics and the YMCA’s “Lend-A-Wheel” bike donation and reuse program. He is also active in the community as chairman of the Kingston Complete Streets Advisory Council, chairman of the Tour De Kingston organizing committee, Bike Friendly Kingston member and board member of the Health-Alliance Foundation.
••• Dr. Zacharias Chasin, of Port Ewen, N.Y., recently joined Health Quest Medical Practice’s primary care office in Rhinebeck, where he treats adults and children ages 5 and older.
He is a board-cer- tified family medicine physician who worked for the past seven years at Columbia Memorial Health’s primary care division in Greene County, performing annual checkups, treating common and chronic illnesses, and overseeing preventive care. He also volunteered as the medical director of the Greene County Health Fair from 2011-14.
Chasin completed a residency at the Institute for Family Health in Kingston. He holds a medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y.
••• Lori A. Mulford, Ed.D., of Woodstock, N.Y., has been selected by the Mid-Hudson School Study Council to receive an Award of Excellence in administration.
Mulford has been employed by the Spackenkill Union Free School District for 10 years and is the assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction, and pupil personnel services. She is a graduate of Kingston High School. ••• Five area residents were among 226 new members of the state police to graduate Oct. 13, 2016, from the 26week course of basic school at the state police academy. A graduation ceremony was held at Empire State Plaza Convention Hall in Albany, N.Y., with Gov. Andrew Cuomo congratulating the graduates.
The area graduates were: John M. Degregoria II, of Glasco, N.Y., Cody W. Harder, of Hurley, N.Y., Nathan H. Valle, of Saugerties, N.Y., and Jason T. Wurtz, of Gardiner, N.y., who were assigned to Troop F, in Middletown, N.Y.; and John E. Moore, of Germantown, N.Y., who was assigned to Troop K, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
••• Maria R Meyer, of Saugerties N.Y., commercial lines service agent at Pardee’s Agency Inc., of Kingston, has achieved the designation of Certified Professional Insurance Agent, conferred by the American Insurance Marketing and Sales Society.
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