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Laurie Linn’s Current Leadership Roles

  •  Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  •  Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee
  •  Chair, CEO Round Table, Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce
  •  Tompkins County Area Development Board of Directors
  •  United Way of Tompkins County Board of Directors
  •  Chair, United Way of Tompkins County Marketing Committee
  •  Cayuga Medical Center Foundation Gala Fund Raising Committee
  •  President of Friends of Ithaca College
  •  Tompkins Trust Company Business Development Board

Laurie Linn’s Past Leadership Roles

  •  2011 Spearheaded Tompkins Connect, Tompkins County’s young professional group
  •  2010 Co-Chair Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  •  2008-2009 Co-Chair Campaign for United Way of Tompkins County
  •  2008-2009 Annual Campaign Kick off at TC3, September
  •  2006 – 2008 President of the Tompkins Cortland Community College, Foundation Board
  •  2006 Appointed to the SPCA Board of Directors
  •  2006 Spearheaded new awards program for Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce
  •  2004 Selected for Capital Campaign Cabinet for the Capital Campaign for Tompkins Cortland Community College
  •  2003 Chair of the Board of Directors, Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce
  •  2002 Project Manager for strategic planning for the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce
  •  1996-2000 Tompkins County Library Board of Trustees
  •  Friends of the Library annual book sale
  •  Small business management workshop, Cornell University
  •  Speaker series, Community Enterprise program, Alternatives Federal Credit Union
  •  Speaker series, marketing curriculum, Tompkins Cortland Community College
  •  Advisory committee to President Carl Haynes at Tompkins Cortland Community College

Laurie Linn’s Volunteer Roles

  •  2020-2021 Appointed by Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick to the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Cabinet
  •  Committee Member, Campaign to Elect Svante Myrick for Mayor 2011-2012
  •  Spearheaded a female empowerment program for 5th graders at South Hill Elementary
  •  Coached co-ed soccer through the Ithaca Youth Bureau
  •  Appointed to Annual Campaign for Tompkins County Breast Cancer Alliance, 2005
  •  Appointed to Museum of the Earth Capital Campaign Committee, 2000
  •  Ithaca Rotary, member since 1995
  •  Hospicare Angel Auction fundraiser, Ithaca, NY
  •  Aidswork of Tompkins County
  •  Sciencenter marketing committee
  •  Downtown Ithaca Business Partnership public relations committee
  •  Appointed by the Mayor of Ithaca, Carolyn Peterson, to the SouthWest Development vision committee
  •  Served on the TC3 Capital Campaign committee, “The Future’s so Bright” 3 million dollar campaign

Maddie Ulrich’s Volunteer Role

  •  Board Member, YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County, 2022
  •  Marketing Chair of Tompkins Connect, 2021-2022
  •  Marketing & Communications Committee Member, Love Living at Home, 2021
  •  Mentor, SUNY Oswego Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) Program, 2020
  •  Tompkins Chamber Ambassador, 2019
  •  Newark Valley Historical Society volunteer, 2017


Pledge 4 Fb Profile


PLEDGE4Ithaca was born by President, Laurie Linn at Communiqué D & M Inc. and like-minded leaders in the community to help build awareness and funding around a critical community issue, to support families and children in secondary schools and prevent rape and sexual violence.

Since founding PLEDGE4Ithaca, Linn has continued to manage the organization as well as serve on its Board of Directors.


Learn more about PLEDGE4Ithaca here.

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