Resolution J1067-2013

Honoring Kathy Munsch upon the occasion of her designation as a 2013 Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women Achiever

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  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 17, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 3, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Kathy Munsch upon the occasion of her
designation as a 2013 Long Island Center for Business  and  Professional
Women Achiever

WHEREAS,  Individuals  who give of their time and energies and serve the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to  pay  tribute  to
outstanding  individuals who distinguish themselves through their excep-
tional performance, attaining  unprecedented  success  and  the  highest
level of personal achievement; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body  is  justly  proud  to  honor
Kathy  Munsch upon the occasion of her designation as a 2013 Long Island
Center for Business and Professional  Women  Achiever;  this  auspicious
occasion  will  be  celebrated  at  the  Center's 34th Annual Achievers'
Awards Gala, to be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2013; and
  WHEREAS, For more than thirty-five years, the Long Island  Center  for
Business and Professional Women has been dedicated to advancing women in
business, industry and the professions; and
  WHEREAS,  The  Long  Island Center for Business and Professional Women
celebrates and honors women who are leaders, mentors and who have opened
doors for other women  to  help  foster  their  rise  in  business,  the
professions and in their community; and
  WHEREAS,  Kathy Munsch is Vice President of the American Heart Associ-
ation; she began her tenure at the  Association  in  2000  as  a  Senior
Regional Director and was later promoted to Regional Vice President; and
  WHEREAS,  In  her  responsibilities  as Vice President of the American
Heart Association, Kathy Munsch manages its Long Island office, the Long
Island Board of Directors, a  development  staff,  and  coordinates  the
integration  of  her  development  staff  with  other departments in the
Founder Affiliate such as  communications,  quality  improvement  initi-
atives and professional education; and
  WHEREAS, Prior to joining the American Heart Association, Kathy Munsch
was  Executive  Director  for  a grass roots breast cancer organization,
raising money for education and awareness for  Long  Island  women;  she
began  her  career  with  not-for-profits  working  for ten years at the
Nassau County Coalition  Against  Domestic  Violence,  starting  as  its
supervising paralegal and then becoming events manager; and
  WHEREAS,  Kathy  Munsch's  leadership  has resulted in more than 2,000
companies on Long Island participating  in  National  Wear  Red  Day,  a
component  of  the Go Red for Women Movement, educating women by raising
their awareness of cardiovascular disease; and
  WHEREAS, Among her many  professional  memberships  and  affiliations,
Kathy  Munsch is past Executive Vice President on the Board of Directors
for the Long Island Women's Agenda, and past board member for  The  Long
Island  Fund  for Women and Girls, and a past committee member of the LI
Fund's Annual Achievers Breakfast committee; and
  WHEREAS, Kathy Munsch also serves on  the  Board  of  Directors,  Long
Island  Chapter for the Association of Fundraising Professionals and its
program committee; she is a member of Action Long Island and  serves  on
its Healthcare Task Force; and
  WHEREAS, In addition, Kathy Munsch has received the Community Outreach
Healthcare Heroes Award presented by LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS in recog-
nition  of  exceptional  dedication, commitment and contributions to the
quality of health care on Long  Island;  she  also  received  the  Women

Making a Difference Award from the Soroptomist Society of Nassau County;
and
  WHEREAS,  Kathy  Munsch  received the Long Island Women of Distinction
Award from the LONG ISLAND PRESS - FORTUNE 52 and was named one of  Long
Island's Top 50 Women by LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS; and
  WHEREAS,  A  graduate of Adelphi University with a Bachelor of Science
degree in Business Management, Kathy  Munsch  also  holds  an  Associate
Degree in Paralegal Studies from Nassau Community College; and
  WHEREAS,  A resident of East Meadow, New York, with her husband, Paul,
Kathy Munsch has two grown children and two beloved grandchildren; and
  WHEREAS, This auspicious occasion presents a  unique  opportunity  for
this Legislative Body to recognize and pay tribute to Kathy Munsch; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense  of  this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the well-being and vitality of their profession  and  community,
and  have shown a long and sustained commitment to excellence, certainly
have earned the recognition and applause of all citizens of  this  great
Empire State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Kathy Munsch upon the occasion of her designation as a  2013  Long
Island  Center  for  Business and Professional Women Achiever; and be it
further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Kathy Munsch.

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