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BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2021-2022

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS

Chair
Bud Hammer, General Manager, Atlantic Westchester, Inc.

Vice Chair of Finance and Treasurer
Eric D. Eller, President, African American Men of Westchester, Inc.

Secretary and Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Aleida M. Frederico, Former Senior Relationship Manager, VP Commercial Lending; Co-Chair, Metro NY Regional Diversity Council, TD Bank

Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Michelle A. Nicholas, SVP, Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Community Development, PCSB Bank

Vice Chairs of Community Impact and Marketing
Tiffany Zezula, Esq., Deputy Director Land Use Law Center at Pace University School of Law

Joshua Kimerling, Esq., Partner and Chair of Litigation, Cuddy & Feder LLP

Vice Chairs of Resource Development
William Mooney III, Esq., Senior Vice President-Group Director, Signature Bank

Bernadette Schopfer, CPA, Partner and Director of Taxation, Maier Markey & Justic LLP

Vice Chair for 211
Michael J. Piazza, Jr., Commissioner, Putnam County Departments of Mental Health, Social Services and Youth Bureau

Vice Chair of Administration
Kenneth J. Gould, Esq., Partner, Marcus, Gould & Sussman

Marj Ciucci, CLTTC, Partner, Lawley Insurance

Vice Chair of Audit
Walter Hosp, Chief Executive Officer, ZenRE Holdings LLC

Past Chair of the Board and Nominating Committee Chair
June K. Blanc, Community Leader

Past Chair of the Board
David M. Yawman, Esq., Partner, Cresco Partners, Inc., and Former Executive VP, Government Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, PepsiCo

BOARD MEMBERS

Christina Armentano, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Paraco Gas

Dr. Marc P. Baiocco, Superintendent of the Elmsford Union Free School District

Jonathan M. Cocchiola, CPA, Executive Director of Finance at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts

Marjorie De La Cruz, Esq.,  SVP-Global Chief Compliance Officer/PepsiCo

John M. Flannery, Esq., Managing Partner of the White Plains office, Wilson Elser

Swati Goel-Patel, Vice President, Human Resources, PURE Insurance

Najla T. Husseini, Senior Manager, Social Impact, Regeneron

Kevin Kubicki, Vice President, Human Resources, IBM Technology Sales

Leslie Lampert, Executive Chef and Proprietor, Ladle of Love and Love Hospitality

Maria M. Trusa, CEO, Formé Medical Center & Urgent Care

Kevin Watsey, Communications and Community Affairs Manager, Veolia North America

Bo Zhang, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management