SUMMIT, NJ - Dana Turk, an active volunteer in the Summit community, has been named a trustee of the Summit Area Public Foundation (SAPF).

Turk is a graduate of Duke University who previously worked for the Hearst Corporation and Tiffany & Co.  She was also a managing director and fixed income portfolio manager for Deltec Asset Management in New York City.

Her local volunteer efforts include service on the board of the Summit Junior Fortnightly Club, and the grants committee for Summit Education Foundation.

“Summit is a thriving city that embraces innovation.  SAPF’s goal -- to broaden the scope of resources available to our citizens through philanthropy -- further enhances our community,” said Turk.

Based in Summit, the Summit Area Public Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to foster philanthropy in the Summit area by identifying local needs, and offering donors flexible ways to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors.

Since 2007, the SAPF has made more than 250 grants to nonprofit agencies in the Summit area, totaling about $3.3 million.