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St. Catherine's Announces New Board Members

St. Catherine's Announces New Board Members

St. Catherine’s Center for Children has announced the selection of three new board members following its quarterly board of directors meeting in June. The new board members include Gerald J. Jennings, Amy Kramer, and Monica Marini.

Gerald J. Jennings is the Regional Director for Citi Group’s state and local government relations team. He manages the company’s governmental relations strategy in a seven-state region that includes all of New England and New York State.  Jennings has been a litigator and lobbyist for more than 20 years, joining Citi after serving many years as a partner at Wilson Elser, New York’s largest government affairs law firms.

Amy Kramer is Assistant Vice President of External Affairs for AT &T, where she heads a team of governmental consultants and is responsible for developing and implementing legislative strategies for AT&T. Before that, Kramer served as Vice President of Government Affairs at the Credit Union Association of New York (CUANY), one of the largest credit union state trade associations in the country. She also worked with the New York State Senate as a legislative coordinator.

Monica Marini is Vice President of Homeowner Services for Marini Homes, a leading Capital Region homebuilder. She has also worked as a licensed realtor and is a longtime community volunteer, working with organizations ranging from the Center for Disability Services and St. Catherine’s Center for Children to Academy of the Holy Names and Christian Brothers Academy.

The Most Reverend Edward B. Scharfenberger, Bishop of the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese, is chairman of the board of directors at St. Catherine’s Center for Children. James Carr is president of the board of directors.

St. Catherine's Center for Children is a leading Capital Region human services  provider. Last year, St. Catherine's provided services to about 2,000 children and adults in more than 20 New York State counties.