LouAnne Haley began her second term as a parent member of the Eden II Board of Trustees in June 2016. Her daughter, Kerry, graduated from the school program and is now attending the adult program at the Genesis School on Long Island. Over the years, LouAnne raised substantial funds for the Long Island Teacher Retention Program and served three years as Genesis PTO President. During her last term on the Board, LouAnne was a member of the Finance Committee and Chairman of the Long Island Site Selection Committee. This committee successfully found a new location for the Long Island School, Day Hab, and Outreach Programs in 2014.
Presently, she is a member of the Eden II Strategic Planning Committee, the Human Resources committee, and is Chair of the Eden II & Genesis Blazing Trails for Autism Run/Walk. LouAnne has also represented the agency making presentations to local legislators at Genesis, and has traveled to Albany & Washington to lobby state legislators and national congressional members on behalf of people with autism.
LouAnne has also served on the Board for the Autism Speaks Long Island Chapter and volunteers every year for the Annual Autism Speaks Walkathon at Jones Beach.