Melville, NY (November 8, 2021) – The Long Island Community Foundation welcomes Melissa B. Greenberger to the team! Her role as program officer, will support the Foundation’s competitive grant making as well as our special initiatives and collaborative funds.
“I am thrilled to welcome Melissa to the Community Foundation,” said David Okorn, executive director of LICF. “She brings an effective balance of organizational purpose and professional experience to the team. We look forward to her extensive knowledge of our region and passion, which we believe will bring our Foundation to even higher levels of philanthropic achievement within our community.”
Prior to joining the Foundation, Melissa was Senior Staff Attorney at Pro Bono Partnership where she provided direct legal services to nonprofit organizations in New York (Long Island office), recruited and coordinated volunteer attorneys to assist clients, and presented legal workshops on topics relevant to nonprofit executives and board members.
Melissa previously served as the Pro Bono Innovator at Nassau Suffolk Law Services Committee, Inc. and combined teaching and public interest law while serving as Practitioner in Residence for the Mortgage Foreclosure Clinic and as staff attorney for the Civil Rights Litigation Clinic and Senior Citizens Law Program at Touro Law Center. She is a Small Claims Arbitrator in the Suffolk County District Courts and sits as the Associate Village Justice in the Village of Lake Grove. She also teaches law and ethics courses at Suffolk County Community College. She is a graduate of Dickinson College and Touro Law Center and is admitted to the New York State Bar.