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The Board of Directors of the Friends of Mills at Staatsburgh is an all-volunteer Board that helps execute the mission of the organization. Each member serves a 3-year, renewable term.

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The Board of Directors

Diane Topkis, President

Nicholas Matsakis, Vice President

Sally Parker, Secretary

Sharon Coughlan, Treasurer

Mary Alden

Lisa Bretherick

Joe D’Agostino

Nancy Keeney

Sara Matthies

Diane Matsakis

Carol Moran

Kathryn Whitman

Advisory members

Joan Carbonaro

Claudia Cooley

Kate Fagan

John Rusk

Julie Turpin


We thank the business community for supporting our mission of preserving and restoring Staatsburgh.


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Tryon Family Foundation

Tryon Family Foundation has a collaborative mission to continue the family philosophy of “giving for the greater good” by supporting community-based not-for-profit organizations.

Quatrefoil, Inc.

Quatrefoil Inc. is a Hudson Valley-based builder working on new and old homes and beloved historic buildings. We believe in innovation and stewardship.


We bring companies and customers together. Integrate every part of your company that interacts with customers — including marketing, sales, service, and more.

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Join Us!

The Board of Directors of Friends of Mills at Staatsburgh is an all-volunteer board, always interested in expanding. If you love preserving history in the Hudson Valley and have lots of creative energy, join us!

Interested in Joining our Board? Send us an email!


We welcome businesses interested in supporting our mission.



Send us an email!