GLOVERSVILLE — Lifelong Gloversville resident Gianna DeLilli was unanimously appointed to a seat on the board of directors of Gloversville Neighborhood Improvement at its most recent meeting, according to a news release.
DeLilli works for River Valley Veterinarian Services of Northville. She also serves in volunteer and leadership capacities for several area organizations, including the Glove Theatre and Fulton County Regional Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. In these capacities, DeLilli has worked on event marketing, fundraising and volunteer training. She formerly served as general manager of the Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market.
“Gianna brings extensive knowledge and a passion for healthy communities and sustainable development to our board. She will be a great asset to our organization’s efforts to improve the streetscape of our city’s neighborhoods,” GNI executive director Gregory Young said.
In addition to her professional experiences, DeLilli has an academic background in environmental science. She holds a bachelor of science degree in the field from the State University of New York at Oneonta.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to work with board members and community volunteers as a part of the Gloversville Neighborhood Improvement board. From the community garden to tree plantings and workshops for community members, GNI plays in important role in shaping our area’s future,” DeLilli said.
Gloversville Neighborhood Improvement is a not-for-profit organization fostering the development of Gloversville as a dynamic city of thriving neighborhoods and providing a variety of housing choices to accommodate a diverse population. GNI accomplishes this by providing essential housing programs to create and maintain decent, safe, affordable housing. It also seeks to collaborate with all members of the community to create vibrant neighborhoods, through programs such as its land bank and the Fremont Street Community Garden.