Leadership

2017 Board /Membership Meetings

Meredith comes with a wealth of experience as an accomplished leader in the Capital Region nonprofit community.  Meredith has spent the last three and a half years serving as the Senior Vice President of Community Impact at the United Way of the Greater Capital Region, where Meredith implemented and communicated the strategic vision of the United Way to improve lives for low income and vulnerable populations.  Meredith also enacted best practices in community impact, mobilized resources and implemented creative solutions to change community conditions.  


Meredith's previous experiences as a Peace Corps volunteer, and her work with the Catholic Charities, and the YMCA provided a wealth of knowledge of the nonprofit culture, the needs of our community, and the connection to the resources needed to enable change.  As ECLC's new Executive Director Meredith, will advance ECLC's existing successes, expand networks throughout the community, manage state funding, and work collectively with the 34 Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R's) agencies throughout New York State. 


Meredith has a MPA in Public and Nonprofit Management from New York University, and a BA in Arts, English and Anthropology from St. Lawrence University.

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 Our Leadership

Meredith Menzies Chimento  Executive Director

Lynn Sickles, Chair of the Board of Directors