Staff & Board


Board Officers

James W. March

Retired, Zurich North America

Antonia Yuille Williams, 1st Vice Chair

Con-Edison

Rev. Dr. Emma Jordan-Simpson, 2nd Vice Chair 

Concord Baptist Church of Christ

Jacob DeVries, Treasurer

Ernst & Young

John Ciraulo, Secretary

Cushman & Wakefield

Board Members

Jennifer Jones Austin

FPWA Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Robert S. Bridges, Jr.

Wilmington Trust

Derrick D. Cephas

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Richard A. Debs

Morgan Stanley

Rev. Dr. Thomas P. Grissom, Jr. 

Retired, Mount Calvary United Methodist Church

Robert H. Gutheil

Retired, Episcopal Social Services

Mitchell Lee

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.

Craig C. MacKay

England & Company

Jennifer Peterson

McCann

Marion Phillips, III

Empire State Development Corporation

Valerie A. Reardon 

COO, Blue Cross of Idaho

Stephen J. Storen

Retired, BNY Mellon

Bishop Mitchell G. Taylor

Urban Upbound

Wendy Van Amson

Independent School Diversity Network, Tempro and Associates

J. Fred Weintz, Jr. 

Retired, Goldman Sachs

Emeritus Members

Hon. David N. Dinkins

Dr. James R. Dumpson

* In memoriam

Dr. Patricia G. Morisey

* In memoriam

Phoebe R. Stanton

Executive Office

Jennifer Jones Austin

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

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Tiffany O'Neal

Senior Advisor and Director of Special Initiatives

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Karen Wilkerson

Executive Assistant to the Office of the CEO/ED

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Program & Policy Teams

Emily Miles

Chief Program & Policy Officer

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Aleciah Anthony

Director of Programs

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Gilda Flores

Member Support Coordinator

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Nakia Johnson

Program Manager, Training and Development

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Lauraliz Morales-Silva

Program Coordinator

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Yolanda Richard

Faith-based Engagement & Outreach Coordinator

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Jeanette Estima

Director of Policy

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Osman Ahmed

Senior Policy Analyst

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Ashley Garner

Policy Associate

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Derek Thomas

Senior Fiscal Policy Analyst

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Gaurav Gupta-Casale

Fiscal Policy Analyst

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Development & Communications Team

Catherine Carpentieri

Chief Development and Communications Officer

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Amy Brenna

Director of Marketing & Communications

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Sarah Elliott

Director of Institutional Giving

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Jordan Kifer

Development Associate

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Finance Team

Frank DiMaiuta

Chief Financial Officer

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Yvonne Bennett

Senior Accountant

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Mary Emery-Doswell

Assistant Director of Finance

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Radhiyah Kaiyum

Junior Accountant/ Accounts Payable Specialist

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Operations Team

Alexandros Hatzakis

Chief Operating Officer

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Raschaad Hoggard

Director of Outreach & Engagement

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Elizabeth Molina

Operations Associate

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Nicasio Burke

Office Manager

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Eric Askew

Facilities Assistant

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Andre Davidson

Facilities Assistant

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Duane Hill

Facilities Assistant

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