2018-19 Committee Members

Zaheer Ali
Oral Historian, Brooklyn Historical Society

Tamara Belinfanti          
Faculty, New York Law School

David Belt
Founder, MacroSea; Co-founder & CEO, New Lab

Anna Castellani 
Managing Partner, Dekalb Market; Founder, Foragers Market

Sandra Chapman
Chief Program Officer, Office of the Brooklyn Borough President

Saundra Cornwell, Esq.  

Jolie Curtsinger Schwartz
Artistic Director/Founder, InProximity Theatre Co.

Dr. Torian Easterling                  
Assistant Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Isabelle Fitzgerald                     

Blake Foote      
Workforce Development Consultant

Hank Gutman
Attorney; Chair, Brooklyn Navy Yard

Stephanie Ingrassia                   

Anita Khashu
Director, Four Freedoms Fund

Lisa Kim                        
Gallery Director, Ford Foundation

Vivian Liao Korich
Co-Founder and Principal, Totem

Jeff Kusama-Hinte                    
Film Producer; Owner, Studio Kusama-Hinte

Jamaal Lesane              
Senior Vice President, Legal and Business Affair,  MSG Sports

Gwen Libstag    
Partner, Goldman Sachs

Joan Malin        
Former CEO and President, Planned Parenthood of NYC

Asiri Mawalagedera
Attorney, United Nations

Sonali Mody
Co-owner, The Kenilworth

Kenneth J. Montgomery 

Darnell Moore
Writer, Activist

Charlie O’Donnell                       
Partner and Founder, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures

AJ Pires                        
President, Alloy Development

Jocelynne Rainey                      
Chief Administrative Officer & EVP, Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation

Daniel Reid
Executive Director, Whiting Foundation

William Rifkin                
Senior Advisor, Stifel Financial

Sarah Robertson                       

Carley Roney
Co-founder, The Knot/The Bump (XO Group)

Connie Sargent                         
Professor of Business ESL, Fordham University

Carla Shen

Diane Steinberg

Susannah Taylor
COO & Director of Development, READ 718 

Angie Wang
Chief of Staff to Abigail E. Disney

Lola C. West
Managing Director, Westfuller Advisors