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Board of Directors 2020-2021

Executive Board Members

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., Chief Executive Officer, AXS Investments

Mecca E. Mitchell, Esq., Senior Vice President, Inclusion & Diversity at Burlington Stores, Inc.

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., Senior Vice President-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., Partner, Cresco Partners, Inc.

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

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

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

Kevin Kubicki, Vice President, Human Resources, Finance & Operations, IBM

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

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