Giving Back

Being an avid part of the community is imperative to Irene. She is regularly supporting the community through fundraisers, events, and by holding positions in non-profit organizations. 

New Paltz Rotary Club

New Paltz Rotary Club

Involvement began in 1999


Irene was Secretary for many years and is currently holding the role as Chair of the Speaker Committee.

New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce

New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce

2002 - 2006


Irene served on the Board of Directors and was on the Executive Committee for the Chamber for 1 year.


Walt Disney Marathon

Walt Disney Marathon

January 13, 2008


Irene completed the Walt Disney Marathon in Florida and raised $4,677 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

NYC ING Marathon

NYC ING Marathon

November 6, 2011


Irene ran the NYC Marathon in memory of her dear friend Joseph Reinhold in support of Ronald McDonald House. Notice the photo of him over her heart.


Grand Canyon Hike 

Grand Canyon Hike 

May 19, 2012


Irene raised awareness and $4644 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society when she hiked in the Grand Canyon.

Wallkill Valley Rail Trail Association

Wallkill Valley Rail Trail Association

 2011-2017


Irene served on Board of Directors for 6 years, 3 of which she served as Chairperson

SUNY New Paltz

SUNY New Paltz

2017


SUNY NP Hall of Fame Alumna of the Year - School of Business 

Lifetime Learning Institute

Lifetime Learning Institute

Since 2019


Through SUNY New Paltz, Irene has been teaching Investing 101 to adult learners.