Our Boards

Strong leadership means strong families.

Our leadership gives us the guidance and support we need to provide the best possible services to New Yorkers. Our goal is to be a sustainable agency that vulnerable families in the city can rely on for support when needed most. Our Boards support this goal, and work with us every step of the way to achieve it.


  • Mark & AYC

  • Board of Directors

    Joel M. Field III, Chair
    Nyala Ward, Vice Chair
    Corey DeForrest, Treasurer
    Marika Pritchett-Casey, Secretary
    Teresa Brady
    Antonio Gonzalez
    Rosie Hill
    Kristopher Hopkins
    Maggie Jiang
    Scott Melvin, MD
    Adam Mintz
    Richard Osterweil
    Carolynne Perine Lee
    Ashley Sarokhan
    Vikram Shankar
    Royce Shoffner
    Helen Wanamaker

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  • Leadership Council

    Ansley Galjour, Co-Chair
    Sarah Stone, Co-Chair
    Amy Hanrahan
    Zeynep Imre
    Nicole Jala
    Charles Kelly
    Michele Narbonne
    Bonnie O’Callaghan
    Lauren Papa
    Anthony Piccirello
    Abbey Runner
    Simon Shewmaker
    Rachel Ward
    Jaida White

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  • Advisory Board

    Barbara Andres
    Roma Downey
    Barbara Draimin, DSW
    Suzy Franczak-Davis
    Robin F. Goodman, PhD
    Bill T. Jones
    John Kander
    Aren LeeKong
    David S. Mazza, MD
    Minesh P. Mistry
    Joseph Ruggiero, MD
    Robert Scott
    Grant Shaud
    Joseph Tringali, Esq.

  • Ethics Committee

    Francine Cournos, MD
    Marc Fleisher, JD
    Carol Levine
    Kathy Powderly, PhD
    Judge Stewart Weinstein