The Abington Educational Foundation recently elected two members to its board of directors: Douglas Callantine and Byron Goldstein.
- Callantine has over 35 years of experience in the real estate investment industry. He retired from Grosvenor Fund Management in 2011 as its president and CEO of the United States operations after 29 years with Grosvenor and its predecessor companies. He served on the Board of Grosvenor Fund Management, chaired its U.S. Executive Management Committee and its U.S. Investment Committee. Callantine received his BS degree in management from Purdue University and a MBA from Southern Illinois University. He has served on several corporate or advisory boards for both public and private companies including his current term on the Board of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM).
- Goldstein is the Community Relations Specialist for Abington School District and is the president of Goldstein Marketing/Communication of Glenside for the past 24 years, which serves high tech, scientific and medical corporations as well as nonprofits. He is an instructor at Montgomery County Community College and is an independent college admissions counselor for students applying to Ivy League and high-level universities. He received his bachelor’s degree from LaSalle University and completed master’s degree programs in communications as well as biochemistry at Temple University. He is a consultant to several school districts and nonprofit human services organizations, is a founding member of the Abington Community Taskforce, and is a Trustee of the Philadelphia Odd Fellows Home for Orphans. Goldstein returns to the Foundation Board after having previously been a founding director and member of the foundation.
The Abington Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization comprising community volunteers that develop and provide grants for programs that benefit the students of Abington School District.
Information courtesy of Abington School District