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Dr. Wendy Rothman

Board President – Organizational Psychologist, Business Entrepreneur, Author, President of Psychology at Work

Tanya LeMelle

Board Vice President – Government Banking Professional and Inclusion & Diversity Leader at TD Bank, Co-Lead of the TD Bank Metro New York Black Employee Network Business Resource Group, Philanthropist

Joe Fortunato

Board Secretary – Business Manager, Music Producer, Project Manager at Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Becca Pulliam

Board Treasurer – Director of WBGO Archives, Writer

Evelin Collado

Manhattan Borough Director at the Office of the New York City Comptroller

Kathy Gordon

Psychoanalyst, EMDR Certified Therapist

Jeff “The Jedi Master” Jones

Director, Producer, Grammy Award winner

Michael Potenza

Vice President and Intellectual Property Counsel, National Basketball Association

Eli Yamin

Pianist, Composer, Singer, Educator, Founding Board President and Managing Artistic Director


ARTISTIC COUNCIL

Bob Stewart

Musician, Educator

Steven Oquendo

Musician, Educator, 2024 Community Artist-In-Residence

Eli Yamin

Musician, Educator

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Jim Anderson

Recording Engineer, Producer

Kenny Barron

Pianist and Composer

Robin Bell-Stevens

Director/Executive Producer at Jazzmobile

Phil Bertelsen

Filmaker

Rondi Charleston

Singer, Lyricist, Recording Artist

Tom Dempsey

Choreographer, Producer, Educator

Shireen Dickson

Guitarist, Composer, Author, Assistant Professor of Music, LaGuardia Community of College

Dena Engelhardt

Visual Artist, Founding Board Member

Fred Hersch

Pianist and Composer

John Hollwitz, PhD

Fordham Graduate School of Business Professor

James McBride

Author and Musician

Kate McGarry

Singer and Bandleader

Catherine Russell

Singer and Bandleader

Bob Stewart

Tubist, Composer, Jazz History professor at The Juilliard School