Director of Grant Operations
Bonnie Unser is the Director of Grant Operations for the Coalition. She manages and monitors all grant activities, serving as the liaison to the seven statewide chapters and subcontractors, and to the NYS Department of Health for administration of the Alzheimer’s Disease Community Assistance Program (AlzCAP) grant.
Previously, Bonnie served as Public Affairs and Development Officer for Living Resources Corporation in Albany where she raised community awareness and philanthropic support to benefit individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Prior to her role in development, Bonnie was instrumental in creating a division of Family Support Services at Living Resources, including service coordination, after-school programming, and community-based recreation and respite supports for families living in the Capital/Saratoga Region. She also volunteered as a parent representative and chaired the Family Support Services Council for the NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, representing a nine-county area and managing $4 million in state grants annually.
Bonnie received her bachelor’s degree in communication arts from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. She resides in Ballston Spa with her husband, Tim, and actively volunteers in the village where she and Tim raised their three sons.
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