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.

Vice Chairs of Community Impact and Marketing
Gregory Bassuk, Esq., Managing Director, FS Investments

Mecca E. Mitchell, Esq., Senior VP of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement, Westchester Medical Center Health Network

Vice Chair of Advocacy
Jeannette Warner, Esq., Attorney & Community Leader

Vice Chairs of Resource Development
Maria M. Trusa, CEO, Formé Medical Center & Urgent Care

William Mooney III, Esq., Group Director, Signature Bank

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

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

Vice Chair of Audit
Jeffrey Paraschac, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, PURE

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

Secretary
Aleida M. Frederico, Senior Relationship Manager, VP Commercial Lending; Co-Chair, Metro NY Regional Diversity Council, TD Bank

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

Marj Ciucci, CLTTC, Senior Employee Benefits Consultant, Lawley Insurance

Jonathan M. Cocchiola, CPA, Senior Director of Finance, MGM Yonkers Inc./Empire Casino

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

Nan Hayworth, M.D., Former U.S. Representative

Walter Hosp, Chief Executive Officer, ZenRE Holdings LLC

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

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

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

Veronica H. Shipp, Ph.D., Community Leader

Joanne E. Wright, Vice President, IBM Enterprise Operations & Services

Tiffany Zezula, Esq., Deputy Director Land Use Law Center at Pace University School of Law