Despite the importance of human services and other nonprofits to employees and those they serve, many nonprofit workers do not earn a living wage. In an article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, CV President and CEO Jeremy Kohomban and Assistant Vice President David Collins argue that the social services More Info
Ms. Amend was elected to the Board of Directors in 1995 and currently chairs the Development Committee. Amend also served as a member of the Greenburgh Eleven School Board for 10 years. Before her retirement, she was Director of External Affairs Programs for Ciba Corp. and as a consultant, managed the Ciba Specialty Chemicals Foundation. Amend served on the boards of several Westchester County not-for-profit organizations and has received awards from The College of New Rochelle, Junior Achievement of the Hudson Valley, Mount Ursula Speech Center, Frances Schervier Home and Hospital and Westchester County for her philanthropic efforts. Amend has been on the faculty of Fundraising Day in New York and has spoken before numerous fundraising groups.