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Our Staff

The LICF staff are all Long Islanders bringing to their work a profound knowledge of the region, its 2.7 million people, institutions, and resources. LICF staff have earned college and advanced degrees in social work, education, law, public administration, urban policy, history, and nonprofit management. They bring an understanding of public policy and the ability to see "the big picture," expertise in examining nonprofit credentials and assessing local efforts, and ingenuity to help initiate new and innovative collaborations to resolve regional problems.

David M. Okorn, Executive Director

(631) 991-8800, ext. 226

Donor Relations & Communications


Marie C. Smith, Director 
(631) 991-8800, ext. 223

Program Staff & Operations


Sol Marie Alfonso-Jones, Senior Program Officer
(631) 991-8800, ext. 232


Mary Beth Guyther, Program Officer 
(631) 991-8800, ext. 222

Nancy Arnold, Grants Administrator & Office Manager 
(631) 991-8800, ext. 233

Long Island Community Foundation | A Division of The New York Community Trust
900 Walt Whitman Road | (Rt. 110) Suite 205 | Melville, NY 11747
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