An Oyster Bay resident was recently named to the board of advisors for the Long Island Community Foundation.
Oyster Bay's Cathleen "Cat" Colvin was selected along with Smithtown's A.J. Caro as LICF's newest advisory board members.
“Cat has extensive negotiation skills and a strategic planning expertise in a wide range of industries from around the world…" reacted LICF Executive Director David Okorn. "We are thrilled to have them on our board."
Colvin, a Yale and Fordham Law alumnus, is an assistant general counsel at the Pall Corporation, which manufactures innovative and sustainable filtration and purification systems. She received the 2011 Juliette Lowe Award of Distinction for her role in creating the Science and Technology Mentor Program at Pall.
Colvin continuously works to better Oyster Bay as an Oyster Bay Civic Association and Advisory Board of Friends of the Bay executive board member. Colvin is also a Girl Scout leader.
Caro is the CEO of Arrow Security, a national award-winning security company.
Caro, who lives in Smithtown with his wife and four children, has drawn attention from Fox Business Network, Inc. Magazine, Newsday and Long Island Business News. He has been recognized as LIBN's Top 40 Under 40 Rising Stars list and was honored at the 2005 Inspirational Ball for his work.
LICF is a nonprofit that connects donors and charities by identifying current and future community needs with generous donors who can help meet them. Established in 1978, LICF has become one of the country's largest and oldest community foundations, creating more than $130 million in grants from hundreds of individually established funds.