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.

Download the committee member application (PDF)

The following list reflects the committee membership on August 24, 2015. 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 Employment
William Flounoy, Chairperson
Denise Peterson, Co-Chair
Thomas Michael, Secretary
Maisha Morales
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William Harris               
Lawrence Whiteside
Ciro Scala
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Michael Cox
Maurice Redhead
Read about the Economic Development and Employment Committee

Finance and Personnel
Leonard T. Jordan, Jr., Chairperson
Thomas Michael
Irene Janner
Lenue Singletary
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Shirley McRae
Sidney Meyer
Read about the Finance and Personnel Committee 

Health, Environment and Social Services
Ruth Saunders, Chairperson
Brandon Smith, Co-Chair
Akosua Cobb
Alejandro Varela
Joan Whitsett
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Andrew Lastowecky
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Barry Newmark

Read about the Health, Environment and Social Services Committee

Land Use
Carlton Gordon, Chairperson
Hilda Cohen, Co-Chair
Hazra Ali
Ernest Augustus
Anthony Ibelli
Karen Johnson
Sandra Rothbard, Secretary
Eric Spruiell
Lawrence Whiteside
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Juliet Cullen-Chung
John Dew
William Flounoy
Irene Janner
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Salvator V. LaRosa
Judy Stanton
Read about the Land Use Committee 

Parks and Recreation
Andrew Lastowecky, Chairperson
Barbara Zahler-Gringer, Co-Chair
Quinn Caruthers
Carolyn Hubbard-Kamunanwire
Helen Nwosu
Dwight Smith
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Irene Janner
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Allen Costa
Suzanne Quint
Read about the Parks and Recreation Committee 

Transportation and Public Safety
John Dew, Chairperson
Sidney Meyer, Co-Chair
Juliet Cullen-Chung
Kate Davey
Christopher DeVito
Doreen Gallo
William Harris
Kenn Lowy
Jon Quint, Secretary
Ciro Scala
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Hilda Cohen
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Sandy Balboza
Patrick Killackey
Read about the Transportation and Public Safety Committee

Youth, Education and Cultural Affairs
Betty Feibusch, Chairperson
Tamara McCaw, Co-Chair
Ekoyo Atkins
Samantha Johnson
Samantha Norrito
Santia Pelliccia
Meredith Phillips Almeida
Dorothea Thompson-Manning
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Eric Spruiell
Lenue Singletary
Barbara Zahler-Gringer
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Alec Duffy
Nicholas Ferreira, Secretary
Read about the Youth, Education and Cultural Affairs Committee