RWA Board of Directors are dedicated to revitalizing the environment and serving the community with programs and services in order to bring vibrancy 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

Advisory Committee
Elaine Babian
Debbie Davies, Focus & Finance
Marilyn Gelber
Charles Jacobs, Arverne Financial Services

Peter Nelson, Ph.D.
Ronald Shiffman, Pratt Center for Community Development
Carol Tweedy
Claire Weisz, WXY Architecture



Success Stories:

Meet Gale

Gale is the parent of two elementary school children who have taken part in the RWA Aqua 101 Summer Program for three consecutive years. Gale has seen a real impact on her children's lives through RWA programs. Hear more about Gale's story.