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OUR TEAM

Team Members

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Empire Justice Center

Deborah P. Amory, Ph.D.


(Chair)
Professor of Social Science

Empire State College
Saratoga Springs
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Emily Whalen, Esq.


(Vice Chair)
Attorney

Brown & Weinraub
Albany
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Kristin Clark, CPA, FHFMA


(Treasurer)
Syracuse Office Managing Partner

The Bonadio Group
Rochester
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Megan Sherman


(Secretary)
Attorney

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Albany
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Maureen DeRosa


(Chair of External Affairs)
Former Director

State Government Relations/Northeast, CGI
Albany
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Junior Dillion


Program Director
Wilson Foundation
Rochester
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Peter Elkowitz, Jr


President and Chief Executive Officer
Long Island Housing Partnership
Long Island
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Nancy Engelhardt


Former Director of the Energeia Partnership
Founder of Energeia Partnership at Molloy College
Long Island
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Tina M. Foster


Executive Director
Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Inc.
Rochester
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Juan Gabriel Genao


Senior Associate, Advisory
KMPG US
Albany
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Vanessa E. Gonzalez


Director of Intervention Services
In Our Own Voices, Inc.
Albany
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John S. Ho, Esq.


Chair, OSHA Practice
Cozen OConnor
New York City
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Ginette Rows, RN


Executive Officer/President
YAM Community Resource Inc.
Long Island

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