Richard Ferguson of Saratoga Springs named to SUNY Adirondack Foundation Board of Directors

(QUEENSBURY, NY – September 4, 2013) – The SUNY Adirondack Foundation has announced the appointment of Richard J. Ferguson of Saratoga Springs to the Foundation board of directors.

“Richard is not only respected in his field, but he is a seasoned community volunteer,” said Rachael Patten, Executive Director of Development, Alumni Relations, and the SUNY Adirondack Foundation. “His experience with board development, community outreach, and fundraising will enhance the Foundation’s positive impact in our community, and we’re pleased to welcome him to the Board.”

Mr. Ferguson is senior vice president and corporate secretary at Saratoga National Bank & Trust Co. in Saratoga Springs. A native of Schenectady, Mr. Ferguson earned a BA from Siena College and an MBA from the University of Hartford.

He is president of the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council and chair of the Saratoga Springs Community Development Citizens Advisory Board.

Established in 1983, the SUNY Adirondack Foundation is a 501(c) 3 charitable corporation and provides more than $200,000 in scholarships for local students each year, sponsors mini grants and special request funding for faculty and staff initiatives, and raises funds for college projects.

For more information, please call the SUNY Adirondack Foundation Office at 743-2243.

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