Epilepsy Foundation names new board members

Catharine Potvin of Slingerlands, is the owner and president of Stragility, LLC

Catharine Potvin and Melissa D’Andrea have been named to the board for the Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York.

Potvin, of Slingerlands, is the owner and president of Stragility, LLC. She brings strong entrepreneurship and strategy development to the group, according to a release from the foundation, and plans to recruit more golfers — including a female team — to the foundation’s annual tournament.

D’Andrea, of Saratoga, is a sales and account executive with Currier, McCabe & Associates Inc. She brings sound interpersonal skills along with fundraising experience to the board, according to the release.

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that affects one in 50 children and one in one 100 adults and is defined as having two or more recurring seizures; it can happen to anyone, at any age, at any time. Services provided by the Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York include education and training of school personnel and students, public education and awareness, service coordination, advocacy, counseling and first aid training.


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