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

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

Jeanne DuPont

John Bolebruch,
Partner, Corporate Fuel Advisors 

Carol Lamberg,
Former Executive Director, Settlement Housing Fund

Executive Committee

Elizabeth Barlow Rogers
Principal, Foundation for Landscape Studies

Debra Eisenstadt
Independent Producer/ Screenwriter

Tom Iannelli
Principal, Iannelli Construction

Christina Jorge
Education Consultant

Jee Mee Kim
Principal, HR&A Advisors

Prerana Reddy
Director of Public Programs, Queens Museum
Jamil Sheppard
Director of Sales, Cyndx

Advisory Committee
Elaine Babian
Debbie Davies, Focus & Finance
Marilyn Gelber
Charles Jacobs, Arverne Financial Services
Peter Nelson, Ph.D.
Ron Shiffman, Pratt Center for Community Development
Carol Tweedy
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 as a practicing intern while she attends Hunter College. Hear more about Jadel's story.