UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT

United Way of Rockland announced the appointment of Dana Treacy as its new president and CEO, following a unanimous vote by the Board of Directorsearlier this month. “We are delighted to welcome Dana to her new position at the United Way. She is very well-known throughout Rockland County and brings a broad level of experience and passion to the position that will lead us as we continue our vital work in the community,” said UWRC Board Chair Lori Greene, who led the search committee comprised of a diverse group of community leaders and stakeholders.

Dana has worked in the Rockland County non-profit sector for the past 24 years. She served as regional director of Catholic Charities of Rockland for seven years and executive director of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for four years. For the past six years, she has worked for the United Way of Rockland as the Community Impact Director. Dana holds a Masters of Social Work from Fordham University. Dana began on July 1, as former president and CEO Mimi Vilord retired on June 30.

“I am both honored and grateful for this opportunity and look forward to working with the Board of Directors, staff, businesses, nonprofits, and community to bring people together and change lives,” Dana stated. “There is one main thing that I strive to do and that is making a difference in the lives of those I touch, the community and the world, and I can’t think of a better place to do this work than at the United Way of Rockland.”