Subsequent technology requires helm at Rauch Foundation

The daughters of Rauch Foundation chief Nancy Rauch Douzinas will be getting above the organization’s management. 

Eva Douzinas will serve as the subsequent president of the foundation and Ruth Douzinas will stay as a member of the government committee, according to a Rauch Foundation assertion. Patti Schaefer stays as the foundation’s handling director. 

Though the foundation will keep a smaller footprint in the Very long Island region, it will be shifting its aim to New England, the place the family members has a prolonged-standing heritage. It ideas to commit in important existence capabilities education in K-12 colleges, focusing on well being and wellness, fiscal literacy, and university and occupation preparing. 

“My personal observations as an employer and a parent are constant with the analysis we are acquiring on the significant wellbeing crisis having place in this region and the deficiency of preparation among large school graduates for the authentic globe responsibilities of adulthood,” Eva Douzinas claimed in the assertion. “We hope to convey together as lots of leaders and stakeholders as feasible to assist us strengthen the wellness and preparedness of high faculty graduates. As we have in the past, we’ll do this by convening different sectors, seeding partnerships and supplying good information and facts for determination makers.” 

Nancy Rauch Douzinas

Nancy Rauch Douzinas turned president of the Rauch Foundation in 1990 after a 20-year occupation as a psychologist and loved ones therapist. Less than her leadership, one of the foundation’s very best-known initiatives is the Long Island Index, which for 15 decades has supplied details on important sectors and regional problems.  

Kevin Regulation, previous CEO of the Lengthy Island Affiliation and chairman of Empire State Improvement Company, credits the Long Island Index for advancing the Lengthy Island Rail Road’s Third Keep track of task. 

“The Lengthy Island Index was 1 of the region’s most crucial indicators and its metrics around the LIRR 3rd Observe illustrating what it would suggest for labor and economic enhancement convinced legislation makers that it was a important task for the region,” Regulation mentioned in the assertion. 

The Very long Island Index was transferred to Newsday in 2018, less than its nextLI job, but the basis has ongoing its expenditure in regional investigation. In 2021, it commissioned a research on Extended Island downtowns in the wake of COVID-19 and most lately, it partnered with the Extended Island Group Foundation to convene housing organizations all over the issue of inexpensive housing. 

“Now is the time for new generations of Long Islanders to step up and carry on the development that has been created,” Nancy Rauch Douzinas mentioned in the assertion. “We have designed remarkable strides in the past twenty decades and I’m grateful to all of the companions and collaborators with whom the foundation has worked – those from organization and labor, the academic local community and all of the men and women and organizations that have made use of our investments to execute exciting new initiatives. I come to feel confident that other foundations, corporate leaders and political leaders will move up and will continue to operate on producing Lengthy Island balanced and vibrant put to stay.” 

The Rauch Foundation was set up in 1961 by Louis Rauch and Philip Rauch, Jr. Funding for the foundation was created achievable by the achievements of the Excellent Company, an car areas producer launched in 1913 by Philip Rauch, Sr.