* Mort Bernstein served the Foundation as an officer and director for more than 50 years. As the first President after the death of the founders, Mort designed the Foundation's performing arts program, which today supports over 120 arts organizations in New York City each year. He also led the effort to expand the Foundation's grant-making beyond the arts, an initiatiave that today is represented by the Foundation's Healthy Aging Program. At the time of his death in 2009, he held the title of Chairman Emeritus in recognition of his leadership and contribution to the Foundation's mission. His colleagues remember Mort for the hallmarks of his service: sound judgment, common sense, and great consideration for others.