Executive Officers

Board Chair

Robert Ripp

Vice Chairs

  • Hon. Bruce Kennedy
    Sea Cliff Village Administrator
  • Eric Sherman
    BLC Textiles

Secretary

Candace Dellacona, Esq.
Offit Kurman, Attorneys at Law

Treasurer

Michael J. Danzi

Immediate Past Board Chair

Caryn M. Hirshleifer, Esq.
Hirshleifers

Founder

R. Brinkley Smithers

Director Emerita

Adele C. Smithers
(1960-2017)

Executive Director

Steve Chassman, LCSW, CASAC

Board of Directors

  • Laura Ahern, Esq.
    New York City Police Department
  • William Baum
    Baum-Essex Mfg., Inc.
  • Maureen Brennan
  • Michael J. Brennan
  • Jeffery Capazzi
    The Jobin Organization, Inc.
  • Michael Cardello III, Esq.
    Moritt Hock & Hamroff, LLP
  • Brother Tom Cleary
    Chaminade High School
  • Steve Fortuna
    S&C Services, Inc.
  • Francis C. Galluccio
    SFP Music, Inc.
  • Legislator Joshua Lafazan
    Nassau County Legislator
  • Kevin J. Lyons
    Opportunity Media
  • Michael Martino
  • John McCutcheon
    Kellenberg Memorial High School 
  • Barbara Posillico, LCSW
    Life Center Counseling & Health Services
  • Michael A. Quinland, Ph.D.
    Friends Academy
  • John P. Sheehy, MD, FAAP
    Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, P.C.
  • Joel Sikowitz, Esq.
  • Rev. Michael F. Smith
    Shinnecock Presbyterian Church
    S.A.M.P.