The daughter of William G. Pomeroy, Deryn brings over 10 years of nonprofit experience to her multifaceted role within the Pomeroy Foundation. Presently, she serves as Director of Strategic Initiatives and is responsible for the national roll out of several key historical marker initiatives, including the Legends & Lore® Marker Grant Program and National Register Signage Grant Program.
Deryn’s career is highlighted by her accomplishments in the field of education. She served for six years as Assistant Director of Admissions at Syracuse University and presided on review committees for the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and Whitman School of Management. Subsequently, Deryn accepted the offer of a two-year stint at The Common Application corporate headquarters in Arlington, V.A., outside of Washington, D.C.
Now, Deryn has returned to her roots and returned to her hometown community to maintain her commitment to giving back as a Trustee of the William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
Deryn earned a MS in Secondary Education with honors from Niagara University in Lewiston, N.Y. and a BA in Spanish Language & Literature from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She is a proud board member of PBS affiliate WCNY and the Be The Match® Foundation. Be The Match manages the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world.