Meets pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service.

Board of Directors


Paul J. Taubman

Chairman and CEO, PJT Partners Inc.

Vice President

Kathy Behrens

President, Social Responsibility and Player Programs, National Basketball Association 

Vice President

John B. Ehrenkranz

Chief Investment Officer, Ehrenkranz Partners L.P.

Vice President - President Emeritus

Gail B. Harris

Retired Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Vice President

David A. Lehman

Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Vice President

Janet Zagorin

Client Service Officer, Sidley Austin LLP 


Joyce Frost

Partner, Riverside Risk Advisors LLC


Neil K. Dhar

Partner, Head of Financial Services, PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP


Jeanne Straus

President, Straus News, Our Town, West Side Spirit, Our Town Downtown

Board Members

James L. Amine, CEO of Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Member of the Executive Board, Credit Suisse

Rene Brinkley, Brand Marketing Manager, CNBC

Audrey Choi, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer, Morgan Stanley

K. Don Cornwell, Partner, PJT Partners, LP

Michael Graham, Senior Managing Director & Country Head - USA, OMERS Private Equity USA

Julie Turaj

Robert Walsh, Chief Financial Officer, Evercore Partners

Howard Wolfson, Senior Advisor to Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Bloomberg Philanthropies

Honorary Board Members

Edward Adler, Partner, RLM Finsbury

Richard Bilotti, Head of Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Research, P. Schoenfeld Asset Management

Cheryl Cohen Effron

Ken Giddon, President, Rothman’s Union Square

Sheldon Hirshon, ESQ, SIH Enterprises, a Division of MC Acquisitions LLC

Robert Levitan, Chief Executive Officer, Pando Networks, Inc.

David Rabin, Partner, The Lambs Club and Double Seven

Michael Schlein, President and CEO, Accion International

As of 01/30/18
Affiliations for identification purposes only.