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Board of Directors

About Us

Board Of Directors

The mission of Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center is to inspire the growth of youth, families and the community through quality arts and education programs.


Rachel Lissy, PhD, Co-Chair

Senior Training Facilitator, Ramapo for Children

Basir Mchawi, Co-Chair

Professor, John Jay College of Justice; WBAI radio

Cynthia Martin, Vice- Chair

Corporate Systems Analyst; Parent Coordinator, Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center

Luis Mojica, PhD, Treasurer

Professor, Columbia U; Founder/President, Multicultural Music Group (MMG)

Christina Connor Thompson, Secretary

Head of Partnerships Operations, Google



Natasha Bowman, J.D., SPHR

Director of Education & Organizational Development, White Plains Hospital; Professor, Fordham Univ.

Onyedika Chuke

Professional Artist/Sculptor

Angela Dagne 

Marketing Professional

Jean Hodge

Former Director, Community Affairs and Station Services, WCBS Television

Jeanna Hussey

Former Assistant Attorney General/Consumer Fraud and Protection Bureau

Darise JeanBaptiste  

Senior Consultant, Change Impact

Lynn Karam

Business Operations & Finance Management Expert

Madaha Kinsey-Lamb

President and Founder, Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center

Maria Matias

Executive Director, Geel Community Services, Inc.

Clarener Moultrie

Assistant Dean and Director of Field Education (Retired), Columbia University School of Social Work

Tad Shull

Fundraising and Communications Consultant

Latoya Westbrooks

Sr. UX Researcher at Facebook