Community Board No. 2, Manhattan, New York City




Committees & Task Forces

 

Community Board 2 has thirteen standing committees and several special committees. The calendar page shows the dates, locations and agendas of monthly meetings.  Input is regularly sought and encouraged at committee hearings and the full board's monthly meetings.  On complex issues, the board chair may assign an issue to more than one committee.

Most committees take off the month of August. Each committee reviews all requirements, facts, testimony and supporting documentation, and summarizes them in a resolution that is then presented for final approval at the monthly full board meeting. The final resolution becomes an official advisory document that is then passed on to the appropriate agency or agencies.

Each standing committee is composed of board and public members.  Board members are appointed by the Manhattan Borough President, half of whom are recommended by local City Council members. Public members are appointed by the board chair upon application. The names and titles of the committee members are listed below.

 

STANDING COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS:

EXECUTIVE
Terri Cude, Chair                                               Chenault Spence, Landmarks
Daniel Miller, 1st Vice Chair                               Anita Brandt, Land Use
Susan Kent, 2nd Vice Chair                               Richard Caccappolo, Parks/Water.
Antony Wong, Treasurer                                   Joseph Gallagher, Quality of Life
Keen Berger, Secretary                                     Jeannine Kiely, Schools & Edu.
Erik Coler, Asst. Sec.                                         Carter Booth, Liquor License
Robin Rothstein, Arts & Institutions                  Bob Ely, Liquor License
Cristy Dwyer, Social Services
Shirely Secunda, Traffic & Transp.
                                                                        

ARTS AND INSTITUTIONS
Board Members                                          Public Members
Robin Rothstein, Chair                                   Jonathan Slaff
Lisa Cannistraci                                                
Carol Dawson
Cormac Flynn
Susan Gammie
Rocio Sanz

LAND USE COMMITTEE
Board Members                                           Public Members
Anita Brandt, Chair                                        John Paul DeVerna
Frederica Sigel, Vice Chair                             Sean Sweeney     
Tobi Bergman
Katy Bordonaro
Doris Diether
Kathleen Faccini
David Gruber
Lauren Racusin
Bo Riccobono
Sandy Russo
Susan Wittenberg

LANDMARKS COMMITTEE
Board Members                                            Public Members
Chenault Spence, Chair                                  Janet Todd Hayes
Susan Gammie, Vice Chair                              Albert Bennett 
Anita Brandt                                                   Michael Mitchell
Doris Diether
Jonathan Geballe
Lauren Racusin
Bo Riccobono
Sandy Russo
LIQUOR LICENSE 1
Board Members                                            Public Members
Robert Ely, Chair
Carter Booth, Vice Chair
Don Borelli
Tom Connor
Robin Goldberg
Lois Rakoff
Kristin Shea
Shirley Smith
Antony Wong
Elaine Young
LIQUOR LICENSE 2
Board Members                                             Public Members
Carter Booth, Chair
Robert Ely, Vice Chair
Katy Bordonaro
Kathleen Faccini
Cormac Flynn
Robin Goldberg
Susan Kent
Robin Rothstein
Shirley Smith
Elaine Young
PARKS & WATERFRONT
Board Members                                             Public Members
Rich Caccappolo, Chair                                     Nancy Brous
Susanna Aaron, Vice Chair                               Elizabeth Gilmore
Coral Dawson                                                  Sharon Woolums
Jonathan Geballe                                            
Jeannine Kiely                                                 
Daniel Miller      
Shirley Secunda
Kristin Shea
Frederica Sigel
Susan Wittenberg
QUALITY OF LIFE
Board Members                                           Public Members
Joseph Gallagher, Chair                                 Linda Aizer
Cristy Dwyer, Vice Chair                                Ann Arlen
Don Borelli                                                     Karen Eckhoff
Ritu Chattree                                                 Ellen Peterson-Lewis
David Gruber                                                 Rhea Sohne
Susan Kent                                            
Ed Ma
Maud Maron
Rocio Sanz
SCHOOLS & EDUCATION
Board Members                                             Public Members
Jeannine Kiely, Chair                                       Barbara Glassman
Keen Berger                                                    Michael Markowitz
Rich Caccappolo
Erik Coler
Maud Maron
Billy Freeland


SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE
Board Members                                             Public Members
Cristy Dwyer, Chair                                          Chris Leonard
Susanna Aaron                                                Jon Giacobbe
Keen Berger                                                   
Lisa Cannistraci                                             
Billy Freeland

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION
Board Members                                              Public Members
Shirley Secunda, Chair                                     Joseph Flahaven
Ritu Chattree, Vice Chair                                 George Haikalis
Erik Coler                                                         Janet Liff
Tom Connor
Joseph Gallagher
Ed Ma
Daniel Miller
Lois Rakoff
Antony Wong

FUTURE OF PIER 40 WORKING GROUP
Board Members                                              Public Members
Tobi Bergman, Chair
Katy Bordonaro
Anita Brandt
Rich Caccappolo
Robert Ely
Daniel Miller
Lauren Racusin
BOARD COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS:
FINANCE
Antony Wong, Chair
Keen Berger
Terri Cude
Susan Kent

PERSONNEL
Terri Cude, Chair
Keen Berger
Erik Coler
Susan Kent
Daniel Miller
Antony Wong


SPECIAL APPOINTMENTS:

BELLEVUE COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD
Lois Rakoff
CHINATOWN BID
Antony Wong

HRPT ADVISORY COUNCIL
Daniel Miller
HUDSON SQUARE BID
Tobi Bergman

MEATPACKING BID
Frederica Sigel
NOHO BID
Carter Booth

SOHO BID
Susan Wittenberg

UNION SQUARE BID
Susan Kent
VILLAGE ALLIANCE BID
Shirley Secunda




















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