Committee Membership

Article XII of the by-laws of Community Board 2 require every member to "Participate actively on at least one committee." Members may request to serve on one or more secondary committees. Non-members who reside, work or have a specific interest in the community may also apply to serve. The community board chairperson makes all committee appointments, pursuant to Section X(3) of the community board's by-laws.
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The following list reflects the committee membership on May 15, 2010. Committee members are listed below in the following format:

Committee Name
Board members in primary committee
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Board members in secondary committee
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Public (non-board) members
Link to the committee page

Economic Development and Job Creation
Tony Canady, Chairperson
Tom Conoscenti, Acting Chairperson
Denise Peterson, Co-Chair
Verdell Bivins
Ed Brown
Harold Greene
Jeremy Hoffman
Lincoln Restler
Hannah Sholl
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William Harris
Lawrence Whiteside
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none
Read about the Economic Development and Job Creation Committee

Finance and Personnel
Irene Janner, Chairperson
John Dew
Lenue Singletary
Alejandro Varela
Sidney Meyer
Read about the Finance and Personnel Committee 

Health, Environment and Social Services
Ruth Saunders, Chairperson
John Harrison, Co-Chair
Gloria Andrews
Terrance Knox
Alejandro Varela
Joan Whitsett, Secretary
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Andrew Lastowecky
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Elnora Dumas
Peter Zessos
Read about the Health, Environment and Social Services Committee

Land Use
Lawrence Whiteside, Chairperson
Carlton Gordon, Co-Chair
Ernest Augustus
Kay Casanova, Secretary
William Flounoy
Anthony Ibelli
Karen Johnson
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Irene Janner
Lincoln Restler
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Sophie Truslow
Ursula Hahn
Judy Stanton
Read about the Land Use Committee 

Parks and Recreation
Andrew Lastowecky, Chairperson
Akosoa Cobb
Carolyn Hubbard-Kamunanwire
Gabrielle Rattner
Thomas Small
Dwight Smith
Jesse Strauss
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Irene Janner
Roy Vanasco
Nancy Wolf
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Tony Daniels
Mary Goodman
Renata Kammerer
Diana Leidel
Katherine Pongracz
Read about the Parks and Recreation Committee 

Transportation and Public Safety
Hemalee Patel, Chairperson
Nancy Wolf, Co-Chair
John Dew
Michael Epstein, Secretary
William Harris
Patrick Killackey
Kenn Lowy
Jon Quint
Rocco Vanasco
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none
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Sandy Balboza
Ursula Hahn
Carolyn Konheim
Read about the Transportation and Public Safety Committee

Youth, Education and Cultural Affairs
Lenue Singletary, Chairperson
Dorothea Thompson-Manning, Co-Chair
Duane Cooper
Betty Feibush
Vanette E. Jones
Tamara McCaw, Co-Secretary
Meredith Phillips Almeida
Barbara Zahler-Gringer
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Tony Canady
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Diane Lewis, Co-Secretary
Read about the Youth, Education and Cultural Affairs Committee