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Executive Board Members

Malcolm Ellis

Board Chair


Global Director, Technology Architecture and Strategy

Chadwick Roberson

Board Treasurer

Pivotal Advisors


Marcia Maxwell

Board Secretary

Cresco Labs

Eastern Regional Director of Government Affair

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At-Large Executive

Committee Members

Andrea Donkor


Head Global Regulatory Relations

Laura James


Community Relations Director

Ward Corbett

Immediate Past Board Chair

Catalyst Partners

Founder & Managing Partner

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Board Members

Maggie Brunn

A & E Real Estate


Lloyd Chinn

Proskauer Rose LLP


Reverend Jacques DeGraff

Choose Healthy Life

NYC Clergy Leader

Helen Shelton

Finn Partners

Senior Partner

Kenya Townsend

NYUL Young Professionals


Teresa Wells

Tenth & Grey

Communications & Media Strategist

Keith L. T. Wright

Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP

Director of Strategic Planning

Arva Rice

New York Urban League

President and CEO

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Staff Members

Arva Rice

President and Chief Executive Officer

Shalima L. McCants

Chief Program Officer

Raycine Taylor

Director of Operations

Monica Seale

Director of Communications

Faria Arni

Graphic Designer Consultant

Penelope Cox

Development Associate

Krystal Cooper

Retention Specialist

Robin Demande

Program Assistant

Scarlet Dominguez

Education Program Manager

Precious Elam

Education Senior Program Manager

Sandra Garcia

Diversity & Inclusion Project Manager

LaDonna Jones

Website Mgmt & Engagement Consultant

Edwin Martinez

Youth Advocate

Gina Ramcharan

Small Business Solutions Director

Kera Redman

Employment Program Manager

Hallee Robinson

Executive Assistant

Lori Ann Scott

Education Senior Program Manager

Yvonne Smothers

Project Coordinator, Nonprofit Stabilization Fund

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