Board Members

The New York City Workforce Development Board (WDB) is made up of volunteer members, who are appointed by the Mayor, and includes leaders of local businesses, educational institutions, labor unions, community-based organizations, and other government agencies.

Maureen Anderson
Adult Career & Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)
New York State Education Department

Laurice Arroyo
National Grid

Donnel Baird
BlocPower

Scott Berger
Arista Air Conditioning

Adda Birnir
SkillCrush

Les Bluestone
Blue Sea Development Company

Edwin Christian
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 14-14B

Saudia Davis
Greenhouse Eco-Cleaning

Mohamed A. Elkhashab
Reach Media, Inc.

Mark Elliott
Economic Mobility Corporation

Lenore Friedlaender
32BJ SEIU

Colleen Galvin
Mastercard

Henry Garrido
DC37

Colvin Grannum
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

Laura James
UPS

Angie Kamath
NYU

Caress Kennedy
Allied Universal

Joseph Kenner
GREYSTON

Chauncy Lennon
Lumina Foundation

Joseph McDermott
Consortium for Worker Education

George Ntim
Marriott Marquis

Patricia Ornst
Delta Air Lines

Eliana Palmay
New York State Department of Labor

Randal Pinkett
BCT Partners

Adria Powell
Cooperative Home Care Associates

Joycelynne Rainey
Brooklyn Community Foundation

Edgar Romney
Amalgamated Bank

Daphany Rose Sanchez
Kinetic Communities Consulting

James Sanders
New York State Senator

Toby Sheppard Bloch
GreenWave

Sandi Vito
1199 SEIU Training and Employment Funds

David Bolotsky
Uncommon Goods