Founded in 1978, the St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation has provided a vital source of funding for capital improvements, technological advancements and program enhancements that support and strengthen the mission of St. Peter’s Hospital and other components of St. Peter’s Health Care Services. Since its inception, St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation has been blessed with the support of thousands of generous donors—more than 5,000 per year, who have provided more than $60 million in charitable gifts during the past 33 years.
The Foundation is governed by a board of directors comprised of 30 community and business leaders, lay people and Religious Sisters of Mercy. A comprehensive annual appeal is conducted to raise more than $2 million.
The St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation is a 501(c)(3) corporation that is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and is exempt from federal taxes. Donors may deduct contributions to this organization as provided by section 170 of the IRS Code.
Thomas Tyrrell, Chairman
Michael Conway, President
Doris Fischer Malesardi, Secretary
Francis (Bert) Trombly, Treasurer
David Rubin, Asst. Treasurer
Vardan Amirbekian, MD
Daniel (Din) Cahill
Thomas Collura, Esq.
Shanker Das, MD
Sr. Katherine Graber
Very Reverend David LeFort
Mary Beth O’Brien
James Puleo, II, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Rosemary Sgroi, rsm
Jeremy Speich, Esq.
Shannon Galuski, Executive Director
(518) 482-4433 | Shannon.Galuski@sphp.com
Genevieve Brock, Manager of Foundation Operations
(518) 525-1112 | Genevieve.Brock@sphp.com
Sarah Spinelli Calhoun, Executive Assistant
(518) 525-8827 | Sarah.Spinelli@sphp.com
Janelle Deering, Supervisor of Foundation Operations
(518) 525-8825 | Janelle.Deering@sphp.com
Lisa Smith, Director of Grants
(518) 525-1099 | LisaR.Smith@sphp.com