Lisa Ireland, of Brockport, has been named the new Director of Advancement and Community Relations for the Mary Cariola Children’s Center, an independent non-profit agency and regional leader in the education and care of children, youth and young adults with multiple complex disabilities.
Ireland comes to Mary Cariola with experience in both academic and non-profit human services advancement, donor relations and strategic leadership.
Prior to joining the team at Mary Cariola, Ireland led successful fundraising efforts at Rochester Institute of Technology, United Way of Orleans County, Genesee-Orleans Ministry of Concern and Hospice of Orleans.
A graduate of St. John Fisher College, she is active with the Brockport Central School District Board of Education, currently serving as President and is also the Vice-President of the Monroe County School Board Association.
Ireland resides in Brockport with her husband Ken, a New York State Trooper and her children Spencer and Paige.
The Mary Cariola Children’s Center educates and cares for nearly 500 children, youth and young adults on two school campuses and in six residences around Monroe County. The agency employs approximately 700 staff.