Our Leadership

The New York Junior League is overseen and managed by two governing bodies—a Board of Directors and a Management Council. Our trained volunteers hold the positions on both our Board and Management Council.

2017-2018 Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is entrusted with and accountable for setting forth and monitoring the organization’s strategic goals. It ensures the NYJL carries out its mission and achieves its core purpose over the long term.

President Suzanne E. Manning - New York Junior League
Suzanne E. Manning
President
Executive Vice President Charlene Chuang - New York Junior League
Charlene Chuang
Executive Vice President
Treasurer Shari Aser - New York Junior League
Shari Aser
Treasurer
Secretary Cynthia Vitari Song - New York Junior League
Cynthia Vitari Song
Secretary
Nominating Chair Caroline Dohohue - New York Junior League
Caroline Donohue
Nominating Chair
Director at Large Jana Beauchamp - New York Junior League
Jana Beauchamp
Director At Large
Director at Large Lauren Jenkins Chung - New York Junior League
Lauren Jenkins Chung
Director At Large
Director at Large Rosemarie Dackerman - New York Junior League
Rosemarie Dackerman
Director At Large
Director at Large Barbara Etzel - New York Junior League
Barbara J. Etzel
Director At Large
Director at Large Hilary McNamara - New York Junior League
Hilary McNamara
Director At Large
Director at Large Kim Essency Pillari - New York Junior League
Kim Essency Pillari
Director At Large
Director at Large Celeste Rault - New York Junior League
Celeste Rault
Director At Large
Director at Large Robin Stratton Rivera - New York Junior League
Robin Stratton Rivera
Director At Large
Director at Large Anne Bahr Thompson - New York Junior League
Anne Bahr Thompson
Director At Large

2017-2018 Management Council

Our Management Council focuses on strengthening the NYJL’s impact through its day-to-day initiatives. It develops and executes programs and activities aligned with the strategic goals of the organization as set forth by the Board of Directors.

Executive Vice President Charlene Chuang - New York Junior League
Charlene Chuang
Executive Vice President
Community Senior Council Head Nicole Ferrin - New York Junior League
Nicole Ferrin
Community
Senior Council Head
Fundraising Events Senior Council Head Lauren Giordani - New York Junior League
Lauren Giordani
Fundraising
Events
Senior Council Head
Membership Senior Council Head Kara Van Norden - New York Junior League
Kara Van Norden
Membership
Senior Council Head
Communications and Strategy Senior Council Head Jennifer Wiese - New York Junior League
Jennifer Wiese
Communications and Strategy
Senior Council Head
Secretary Marie Finan - New York Junior League
Marie Finan
Secretary
Finance Council Head Dana Phillips - New York Junior League
Dana Phillips
Finance
Council Head
Vice Chair Nominating Lisa Hathaway Stella - New York Junior League
Lisa Hathaway Stella
Nominating Vice Chair
Sustainer Council Head Gale Kroeger - New York Junior League
Gale Kroeger
Sustainer
Council Head
Adult Education and Mentoring Council Head Megan Hauck - New York Junior League
Megan Hauck
Adult Education and Mentoring
Council Head
Child Health and Welfare Council Head Katie Cook - New York Junior League
Katie Cook
Child Health and Welfare
Council Head
Children’s Education Council Head Caroline Adams - New York Junior League
Caroline Adams
Children’s Education
Council Head
Culture and the Arts Council Head Meredith Wood - New York Junior League
Meredith Wood
Culture and the Arts
Council Head
City Impact Council Head Elizabeth Fabsits - New York Junior League
Elizabeth Fabsits Pavone
City Impact
Council Head
Fundraising Events 1 Council Head Ashley Ma - New York Junior League
Ashley Ma
Fundraising Events 1
Council Head
Fundraising Events 2 Council Head Merideth - New York Junior League
Merideth Lake
Fundraising Events 2
Council Head
Training Council Head Megan Freeland - New York Junior League
Megan L. Freeland
Training
Council Head
Affiliation Council Head Allison Davis O'Keefe - New York Junior League
Allison Davis O’Keefe
Affiliation
Council Head
Volunteer Development Council Head Shannon Whitt - New York Junior League
Shannon Whitt
Volunteer Development
Council Head
Public Affairs Council Head Sarah Cloonan - New York Junior League
Sarah Cloonan
Public Affairs
Council Head
Internal Communications Council Head Emily Masters - New York Junior League
Emily Masters
Internal Communications
Council Head
Strategic Planning Council Head Shayna Webb Dray - New York Junior League
Shayna Webb Dray
Strategic Planning
Council Head

 

Strengthening the families of the greater New York area.

The New York Junior League is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

Diversity and Inclusion statement

The Junior League welcomes all women who value our Mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations, and communities.

 

New York Junior League
130 East 80th Street, New York, NY 10075
Phone: 212.288.6220 | Fax: 646.390.6047 | Email: info@nyjl.org

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