Foundation for MetroWest announced this week that it has elected three new members to its board of trustees: David Bannon of Hopkinton, Susan Elliott of Natick, and Patty Gannon of Sudbury. The new trustees join 16 members currently serving on the board.
“Foundation for MetroWest is extremely grateful to have these distinguished community leaders join our board of trustees,” said Executive Director Judith Salerno in a press release. “Each new member brings a commitment to community that pairs well with our existing board and will serve to strengthen the Foundation’s impact on the MetroWest region.”
David Bannon is co-founder and chief executive officer of Headwall Photonics, a manufacturer of spectral instruments and sensor technology.
Susan Elliott is executive vice president and chief business officer of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston. She has served on the board of Bridge Over Troubled Waters, serving homeless and runaway youth for 16 years including two as board president. She also served on the Council for the Women’s Inn at Pine Street in Boston.
Patty Gannon has served on school boards and has been involved in her church and various community organizations in Sudbury. She became familiar with the Foundation for MetroWest through her son’s participation in their Youth in Philanthropy program. She has served on the Foundation’s Distribution Committee for the past two years.
Foundation for MetroWest connects philanthropic opportunity with demonstrated need in the MetroWest region. The foundation promotes philanthropy in the region, helps donors maximize the impact of their local giving, serves as a resource for local nonprofit organizations, and enhances the quality of life for all of our citizens. For more information, visit www.FoundationforMetroWest.org.