Lynda Parmely

Program Director

Lynda Parmely serves as the Program Director to the Families, Children and Youth funding initiative. She grew up on Long Island graduating from Nassau Community College and then went onto Queens College to earn a degree in Urban Studies. For over 20 years, she has worked in the nonprofit sector as an organizer, child care assistant, trainer, program assistant, capacity building consultant, and most recently as the Program Officer for the LI Unitarian Universalist Fund at the Long Island Community Foundation. Lynda brings her passion for social justice issues to the Horace Hagedorn Foundation and is the new mother of a beautiful baby boy, Marley Atticus.