OUR BOARD

RWA Board of Directors are committed to serving the Rockaway community with enriching programs and services to bring vibrancy, sustainability and economic development to the Rockaways.

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RWA  Board of Directors

Chairman
Chris Zeppie,
Former Director Environmental & Energy, Port Authority of NY and NJ

President
Jeanne DuPont

Treasurer
John Bolebruch,
Partner, Corporate Fuel Advisors 

Secretary
Carol Lamberg,
Former Executive Director, Settlement Housing Fund

Executive Committee

Jennifer Carey
Principal, JLC Environmental Consultants

Tom Iannelli
Principal, Iannelli Construction

Jee Mee Kim
Principal, HR&A Advisors

Prerana Reddy
Director of Programs, A Blade of Grass
 
Jamil Sheppard

Vice President of Sales at ComplySci

Emeritus Board Members

Elizabeth Barlow Rogers
Debra Eisenstadt


Advisory Committee
Debbie Davies, Focus & Finance 
Joanne Ellis, Educator- Hunter High School
Marilyn Gelber, Brooklyn Community Foundation
McKinley Hightower-Beyah, McKinley's Children's Garden
Charles Jacobs, Arverne Financial Services
Okenfe Aigbe Lebarty
John Nishimoto, Sequel Studios
Don Riepe, American Littoral Society
Ron Shiffman, Pratt Center for Community Development
Carol Tweedy, Asphalt Green
Marlen Waaijer, Norton Basin Edgemere Stewardship Group
Claire Weisz, WXY Architecture

 

 

Success Stories:

Meet Jadel

Jadel participated in her first RWA program as a 7th grader at PS43. Through high school she has been a valuable contributor to our ongoing efforts and today she continues to work with us while she attends Hunter College. Hear more about Jadel's story.