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Learn More about Ellen Donovan, GSNENY's Director of Philanthropy:

In her new role, Donovan is responsible for all fundraising efforts to support GSNENY’s ability to achieve its mission. Donovan is also responsible for strategizing, overseeing, and maintaining growth in annual giving; the capital campaign; corporate philanthropy; government and foundation grants; planned giving; major gifts and special events to support and sustain Girl Scout programming activities.

Ellen brings twenty-five years of experience in promoting non-profit causes with her to GSNENY. Since her undergraduate years, she has been engaged in causes to improve communities and live traveling from Boston to Texas and California to do so. Before joining GSENY, Donovan served as an Annual Fund Officer for SUNY Schenectady where she worked with college leadership to promote the annual campaign and planned giving.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Scranton and a Master of Science in communications management from Simmons College in Boston. Donovan resides in Schenectady with her husband, Craig Moore.

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Learn more about Matt, GSNENY's new Director of Properties & Facilities: 

In his new role, King is responsible for ensuring the council’s offices, conference centers, and camp facilities are operational and compliant with environmental standards and American Camp Associations standards and that all requirements of the New York State Department of Health are constantly met. King will also develop and implement the preventative maintenance plan for the properties, which includes grounds, buildings, and equipment, and will identify and address capital improvement needs.

Matt brings seven years of prior experience working at the Capital District YMCA as a property director to his new position as GSNENY. In 2020 he was awarded the President’s Award from the YMCA (employee of the year award).

He graduated from the State University of New York, College at Cortland in 2004 with a bachelor of arts in sociology. He resides in Rotterdam with his wife, Hilary, and two daughters.