Board & Staff

Board Officers

Antonia Yuille Williams
Board Chair

Retired, Con Edison

Rev. Dr. Emma Jordan-Simpson
1st Vice Chair

Auburn Seminary

Stephen J. Storen

Retired, BNY Mellon

John Ciraulo

Cushman & Wakefield

Board Members

Jennifer Jones Austin | bio

FPWA Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Jacob DeVries

Ernst & Young

Derek Ferguson


Mitchell Lee

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.

Kerry McCarthy

New York Community Trust

Marion Phillips, III

US News and World Report

Dr. Terrance Stradford

Citi-Brites Dental

Bishop Mitchell G. Taylor

Urban UpBound

Wendy Van Amson

Independent School Diversity Network, Consulting Nutritionist at Tempro Associates

Emeritus Members

Richard A. Debs

Morgan Stanley

Hon. David N. Dinkins

* In memoriam

Dr. James R. Dumpson

* In memoriam

Rev. Thomas Grissom

* In memoriam

Dana Hiscock

Retired, Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler

Craig C. MacKay

England and Company

Dr. Patricia G. Morisey

* In memoriam

Phoebe R. Stanton

St. James' Church

J. Fred Weintz, Jr. 

* In memoriam

Executive Office

Jennifer Jones Austin | bio

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Alexandros Hatzakis | bio

Associate Executive Director

Tiffany O'Neal

Senior Advisor and Director of Special Initiatives

Program & Policy Team

Raysa S. Rodriguez | bio

Chief Program and Policy Officer

Arija Linauts

Director of Programs

Gilda Flores

Manager of Program Grants

Lauraliz Morales-Silva

Manager of Capacity Building

Abdul Muhit

Training and Support Intern

Joe Jones

Director of Policy, Advocacy & Research

Julia Casey

Policy Analyst, Income Supports

Jessica Cinque

Department Operations Manager

Brad Martin

Senior Fiscal Policy Analyst

Outreach & Engagement Team

Lateshia Cunningham

Community Outreach Coordinator

Development & Communications Team

Sarah Elliott

Director of Institutional Giving

Christa Rodriguez

Grants Officer

Afia Tamanna

Development Manager

Jennifer Goldberg

Marketing & Communications Manager

Finance Team

Frank DiMaiuta

Chief Financial Officer

Yvonne Bennett


Heidi Li

Senior Accountant

Radhiyah Kaiyum

Staff Accountant / Accounts Payable Specialist

Operations Team

Andre Davidson

Facilities Manager

Duane Hill

Facilities Assistant

Rahmel Beal

Facilities Assistant

Elizabeth Molina

HR and Operations Specialist