The Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Greene County (CFGC) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Calvario, Ph.D. as the new Executive Director of the foundation. Dr. Calvario will replace current Executive Director, Bettie Stammerjohn who announced last spring her intention to retire at the end of October.
“The Foundation is thrilled to have Dave as our new executive director,” said CFGC Chairwoman, Beth Hellems. “Dave’s background in higher education and county government, along with his involvement in local non-profits, provides a great fit for CFGC.
Dr. Calvario brings more than 30 years’ experience in nonprofit experience to the position, working with diverse age groups and community issues.
He earned a Ph.D. in College Student Personnel Administration from the University of Northern Colorado. He holds a Master of Science in Counseling/College Student Personnel, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice from Shippensburg University.
Calvario said, “I am excited to start this new opportunity to expand the Foundation within our County. For me, life is about leaving fingerprints after we have departed this life. I look forward to working throughout our communities sharing how people can leave a legacy for generations to come.”
Prior to his appointment with the Community Foundation of Greene County, Calvario was the Executive Director of the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Greene since 2015. He also served as Interim Executive Director of the Corner Cupboard Food Bank for several months in 2014. He began his career in Greene County at Waynesburg University as Associate Dean of Students in 1995, working his way up to Dean of Students and Director of Center for Service Leadership and Chair of the Service-Learning Department from 2004-2014.
Dr. Calvario resides in Waynesburg with his family.
He will take over his new duties at the Foundation after November 5th.
The Community Foundation of Greene County is a private, non-profit 501c3 organization, founded in 2000 to better our people and community through philanthropy. The Community Foundation currently manages more than $8 million in endowed and restricted assets through various donor established funds that support local nonprofit organizations, address community needs, and provide student scholarship.
For more information about the Community Foundation, call 724-627-2010 or visit our website at www.cfgcpa.org.