Dedicated, caring, passionate staff.


Year-Round Leadership


Executive Director
Dean Stichbury
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Associate Executive Director
Jessica Vanacoro, LMSW
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Program Director
Scott Riches
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Program Director
Tyrell Davis
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Jennifer Cecchini
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Assistant Program Director
Stephanie Soleil
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Kitchen Manager/Chef
Theo Huwae

Merlyn Reimers

Grant and Donations Coordinator
Amy Finney
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School Age Child Care


Heather Duben
Site Director - Kent Schools

Beth Mahoskey
Site Director - Matthew Paterson Elementary

Stephanie Soleil
Site Director - Camp After School Program

Tyrell Davis
Site Director - Pawling Elementary and Middle

Amy Emke
ACEKids! Theater Program Director


Board of Directors

We are always looking for passionate, service-minded people to serve on our board of directors. Click HERE for the application to be on our board and help us continue our mission.


Dave Haar, Chair
Director of Business Development, Brawn Consulting

Phil Norman, Vice Chair

Erina Ponzini, Treasurer

Amy Finney, Secretary
Donations and Grant Coordinator

Barbara Schech-Freer
Owner, Schech Pools

David Evans

Laura McDonald
RN, Boston VA Hospital

Siobhan Kiernan

Tom Franco
Town Councilman, East Fishkill

Carolyn Nielsen
Artistic Director, Pied Piper Youth Theater

Joe Downey
Owner, Downey Auto

Chris Debellis
Owner, Debellis Construction

Anthony Procaccino
Mortgage Broker