A resident of Liberty, New York since 1971, Darlene was employed at Cablevision Industries [CVI] for 20 years, managing as vice president operations, marketing and customer service functions. Following the sale of CVI, she formed a telecommunications company, Renaissance Media, along with four other former CVI executives, subsequently selling the firm to a large cable television company within three years. A mother of two boys, Darlene then devoted her time to a variety of youth and community projects until joining the Bethel Woods management team in 2006. She has served on the boards of the Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation Planning and Liberty Little League, and as board President of the Liberty Youth Center. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Liberty Properties, Sullivan County Visitor’s Association, the Liberty Community Development Corporation, and Sullivan County Partnership and was recently appointed to Patterns for Progress. Honors include the Youth Leadership Award in 2007 from the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce and “Sullivan County Woman of the Year” in 2010 from the Sullivan County Democrat. In 2012, she received the SC Partnership’s Distinguished Service Award for her commitment to economic development. Darlene joined Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in 2006 as Senior Director, External Affairs. In her current role as CEO, she oversees all divisions of the not-for-profit cultural center. Bethel Woods is ranked #22 among the world’s top 100 amphitheaters, has generated over $400 million toward the NYS economy, and is committed in all its programs to inspiring, educating and empowering individuals through the arts and humanities.