Advancing Talent

Transforming Young Lives

Celebrating Heritage

Building Community

Board Of Directors





Rachel Lissy, PhD, Co-Chair

Senior Training Facilitator, Ramapo for Children

4th Year on the Board


Basir Mchawi, Co-Chair

Professor, John Jay College of Justice; WBAI radio

2nd Year on the Board

Cynthia Martin, Vice- Chair

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

8th Year on Board, 9 Years with Mind-Builders


Luis Mojica, PhD, Treasurer

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

4th Year on the Board




Natasha Bowman, J.D., SPHR

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

4th Year on the Board


Onyedika Chuke

Professional Artist/Sculptor

4th Year on the Board


Christina Connor

Sales & Strategy Associate @ Google

2nd Year on the Board


Jean Hodge

Former Director, Community Affairs and Station Services, WCBS Television

4th Year on the Board


Jeanna Hussey

Former Assistant Attorney General/Consumer Fraud and Protection Bureau

2nd Year on the Board


Lynn Karam

Business Operations & Finance Management Expert

2nd Year on the Board


Madaha Kinsey-Lamb

President and CEO, Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center


Maria Matias

Executive Director, Geel Community Services, Inc.


Clarener Moultrie

Professor, Columbia University

2nd Year on the Board


Tad Shull

Fundraising and Communications Consultant

1st year on the board