Board of Directors

Rabbi Gerald Sussman
, President

Spiritual Leader, Temple Emanu-el, Staten Island

Mr. Frank Puleo, First Vice President
Proprietor, Catering by Framboise

Mrs. Mary Haas, Second Vice President
Engineering Draftsman, Retired

Mrs. Christine Marra, Treasurer
Substitute Teacher,  Curtis High School and New Dorp High School

Dr. Salman Zafar, Secretary
Medical Internist, D.B.M. Associates, PC

Ms. Xiomara Ayala
Bank Branch Manager, Investors Bank

Reverend Benjamin Bortin
Volunteer Membership Coordinator, Unitarian Universalists Congregation

Reverend Melodee Bottari
Pastor, Olivet Presbyterian Church

Ms. Mary Bryant
Food Service Manager (Retired), Elder – Brighton Heights Reformed Church and NY Classic

Mr. Frank Caccavale
Accountant, Caccavale & Associates, LLC

Mr. Albert Cauz
Head of School, Staten Island Academy

Mr. James Chin
James Chin & Associates

Ms. Aurelia Curtis
Principal, Curtis High School, Staten Island

Mr. Joseph Delaney
Retired, Director, Deloitte and Touche

Mr. Brian Farley
President and CEO, Hudson Elevator Group

Monsignor Peter Finn
Pastor, Blessed Sacrament Church and Archdiocese Regional Co-Vicar of Staten Island

Dr. Richard Guarasci
President, Wagner College

Bryan Harkins
Executive VP, BATS Global Markets

Timothy C. Harrison, Esq.
Principal, Harrison

Reverend Maggie Howard
Pastor, Stapleton UAME Church

Reverend Janet Jones
Rossville UAME Church
President, Staten Island Council of Churches

Wendy Kelleher

Grandmaster Jhong Uhk Kim
Entrepreneur, Founder of Dragon Kim’s Karate USA
Owner/Operator, IHOP

Ms. Diane Louard-Michel
Community Volunteer

Mr. Gary Malandro
Owner, Gary’s Landscaping

Ms. Beverly Peterson
Documentary Filmmaker and Assistant Professor, Montclair State University

Ms. Mariadele Priest
Vice President, Capital One Bank, Housing and Community Development

Mr. John E. Reilly
South Ferry Capital Management, LP

Mr. Richard Salhany
Senior Vice President, Richmond University Medical Center

Mrs. Maribel Sansone
Human Resources Dept., NYC Department of Health (Retired)

Ms. Carmen Serrano-Sherlock
Supervisor, Administrative Division, Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Schwartz, & Nahins, P.C.

Ms. Helen S. Settles
Educator, IS 27 (Retired)

Mr. Javaid Syed
Entrepreneur, Burger King and Popeye’s franchises

Mr. Joseph Torres
Vice President, Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch


Board Members Emeriti
Gloria Arrindell, Beverly Garcia Anderson, Mac O’Callaghan, Donald Reilly