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

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 Keneisha

As a champion for arts and science education, Keneisha brings to us a successful track record that ranges from her experience at the Brooklyn Museum to specialized hands-on learning. She has been a lead educator for RWA for over three years in environmental arts and urban gardening. Hear more about Keneisha's story.