Westhill Central School District Educational Foundation
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Julie Lubel Sheedy, President 
Julie Lubel Sheedy, Director of eBusiness and Customer Experience at Welch Allyn, is the parent of two children in the Westhill School District and has served on the boards of the YWCA and JDRF of CNY.  
Chris Centore, Vice President 
Chris Centore, Attorney Hiscock & Barclay
About Westhill School District Educational Foundation
Our Mission: 

The purpose of the Foundation is to support the educational programs of the Westhill Central School District by strengthening the curriculum and expanding the resources available to teachers to maintain and enhance the level of excellence in the schools. It aims to supplement, not replace, diminishing local and federal funding, in order to enrich the experience of every student at Westhill.  

We aim to build an endowment to ensure the foundation’s longevity, while also awarding grants on a biannual basis to motivated teachers to help them provide new and creative experiences and opportunities for their students.

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Committed to helping our children achieve their dreams
Jill Richmond, Secretary
Jill Palerino Richmond is the Marketing Communications Manager at Barton & Loguidice. She is a Westhill alumni and has two children in the district. As a founding board member of the Westhill Educational Foundation, she has experience serving on several local nonprofit boards and committees.
Ben Robbins, Treasurer 


Julie Sheedy
Christopher Centore
Denise Gonnella
Liza Lowery
Jill Richmond
Colleen Heinrich
Lisa Bannon
Kelly Robbins
Ben Robbins
Marianne Sullivan
Jessica Collins
Brian Sparks
Amy Moon
Patrick Mooney
Brenda Shea 
Ben Norris 
Jennifer Pawelczyk
Rachel Henderson-Kelly 

Meet Our Leadership Team 
Denise Gonnella, Vice President

Denise, Territory Business Manager for Shire Pharmaceuticals, has a daughter in the Westhill School District. She is currently the President of the Columbus Foundation and has served on WEST and the Children’s Consortium boards.