Leadership

Board of Directors

Marc J. Jason

Chair
Senior Counsel, Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP, Ret.

J. Wesley McDade

Vice Chair
Managing Director, Corporate Communications, Morgan Stanley

J. Whitney Stevens

Secretary
Co-Founder, Mend Nutrition Inc.

Lorin Gu

Treasurer
Founding Partner, Recharge Capital

Judith K. Brodsky

Past Immediate Chair
Founding Director, Brodsky Center, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)

Saïd Sayrafiezadeh

At Large
Writer


Joe Baker

Co-founder, Executive Director, Lenape Center

Kerrie Buitrago

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Pollock-Krasner Foundation

Myrna Chao

Managing Director, Willis Towers Watson

Alexandra Chasin

Writer and Associate Professor, Literary Studies, The New School

Christopher Donini

Managing Director, The Raine Group

Michael Findlay

Director, Aquavella Galleries

Lesley-Anne Gliedman

Charmaine Green-Forde

Founder, Chapter tOO LLC

Grace Angela Henry

President, Grace Angela Henry, Inc.

Eunbi Kim

Concert Pianist, and Cofounder, bespoken

Mary Lang

Managing Director, CBRE Global Investors

Ricardo Alberto Maldonado

Poet, Translator, and Managing Director, 92nd Street Y’s Unterberg Poetry Center

Kim Estes McCarty

Nonprofit Arts Community Leader

Sarah Young O’Donnell

Director, ENM Holdings Limited

Anna Deavere Smith

Actress, Playwright, NYU Professor

Justin Tobin

Founder, Gather Inc.

Carmelita Tropicana

Artist

Luis Valderas

Artist, Bishop & Valderas LLC – Large Scale Print Makers, Arts Consultants

Board Counsel

Jennifer A. Suprenant, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP

NYFA Advisory Council

Liz Christensen, Advisory Council Chair, Founder, Christensen Fine Arts
Kathleen Chalfant, Actor
Ligia Cravo, Senior Program Officer, The Hearst Foundation
Alessandra DiGiusto, Head of CSR Americas, Executive Director, Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation
Allison Duignan, Manager of Arts and Culture Programs, Consolidated Edison
Jessica Keuskamp, Executive Director, Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation
Kathleen O’Grady, President, The O’Grady Foundation
Frederick Peters, President, Warburg Realty
Ben Rodriguez-Cubeñas, Program Director, Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Marjorie Croes Silverman, Psychologist, former Dean, Barnard College

Artist Advisory Committee

Elizabeth Colomba, Painting
Robert D’Alimonte, Crafts/Sculpture
Tim Davis, Photography
Wafa Ghaim, Folk/Traditional
Shanti Grumbine, Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts 
Amir Hariri, Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts
Sarah Hennies, Music
Joyce Hwang, Architecture
Tama Janowitz, Fiction
Steffani Jemison, Video/Film
Sibyl Kempson, Playwriting
Monteith McCollum, Video/Film
Joseph Morris, Digital/Electronic
Rajesh Parameswaran, Fiction
Lina Puerta, Crafts/Sculpture
Yolanda Sharpe, Painting/Drawing
Tashi Sharzur, Folk/Traditional
Wenhua Shi, Interdisciplinary
Jayson P. Smith, Poetry
Tattfoo Tan, Interdisciplinary
Donna Uchinzono, Choreography
Ife Vanable, Architecture