The Rosemarie K. Witter Foundation is led by a dynamic group of dedicated professionals who are passionate about pushing the conversation around Lupus forward, and finding a cure.
Founder, Marcia serves as the Director of the Marketing & Communication Committee as well as the Chair of the Executive Committee. Her professional background is Mortgage Banking. Marcia is currently employed as an executive in the banking industry; in addition she is a Notary Public and participates in her local church as a member of the Session Board. Marcia’s eclectic background encompasses Art & Design, Paralegal Studies and Mortgage Banking. Educational background consists of degrees in Fashion Design - F.I.T. (SUNY), Communication from the College of New Rochelle, Paralegal Certificate and currently pursuing an Executive MBA at Hofstra University.
Santo serves on the Public Relations as well as the Marketing and Communications Committees. He has a background in Communications. He currently works as a senior litigation paralegal for a major New York City law firm. In addition to working on the Rosemarie K. Witter Foundation as Vice President and on the Public Relations Committee, he also serves as the Foundation's official photographer. Santo was a member of the Queens College Paralegal Studies program for the past 30 years as well as a member of the New Hyde Park Zoning Board of Appeals for the past 25 years. Santo has dedicated much of his career to non-profit and pro bono work.
Charlene has been a Lupus survivor for 26 years, and is an entrpreneur in both the Health & Fitness industries as well as Online Marketing. Her professional background includes working as an Administrative Assistant at a leading national law firm, and she is currently the owner of Charlene Quashie Enterprises, LLC. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.