Board of Directors

(Pictured left to right: Matthew Cohen, Vice Chair, Bethany Jankunis, JD, MSW, Secretary, Lanita A. Ward-Jones, Chair, and Geremy Kawaller, Treasurer)

Lanita A. Ward-Jones, Chair
Senior Coordinator
Madison Square Garden Arena

Matthew Cohen, Vice Chair
Vice President
Signature Bank

Geremy Kawaller, Treasurer
Managing Director

Bethany Jankunis, JD, MSW, Secretary
Chief of Staff, Executive Director of Development and Strategic Projects
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Jimmy Asci
Advisor – Strategic Communications

Bella J. Batista
Events Coordinator/Project Management
Williamsburg Hotel

Giselle Byrd
Talent Management Associate
The Katz Company

Blane Charles
Design Consultant
Founder/President, Blane Charles Design

Will Craig
Founder and CEO

Carl Gaines
Director, External Communications and Content

James T. Evans, JD, PhD
Senior Director, Assistant General Counsel, Dispute Resolution
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Daniel McGee
Managing Director
National Lawyers Guild Foundation

William Pagano, MD, MPH
Retired Internal and Preventive Medicine Physician

Shane S. Spicer, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University

June Stafford, RN
Registered Nurse
New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center

Vickie A. Tillman
Retired Financial Services Executive