Youth Committee

Support for Youth – Preparing for Success
The Youth Committee oversees the performance of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act-funded programs for in-school and out-of-school youth. It is responsible for developing strategies to address the critical workforce challenges facing the City's young people. For more information about youth programs, please visit the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development.

Youth Council Members
Scott Berger, Arista Air Conditioning
Arnold Dorin, ACCESS-VR
Bill Chong, DYCD
*Shola Olatoye, NYCHA
*Rae Linefsky, C3 Consulting
*Robert Purga, NYS Education Department
*Greg Hambric, Modell's Sporting Goods
*Howard Knoll, Casey Family Programs
*Kurt Sonnenfield, DYCD (retired)
*Lean Townsend, Robert Browne Foundation
*Maureen O'Connor,New York Public Library
*Milga Morales Nada, Brooklyn College
*Nancy Wackstein, United Neighborhood Houses
*Peter Kleinbard, Consultant
*Richard McKeon, Chair, Youth Board
*Sargeant Margaret O'Gara
*Tom Pendleton, NYCDOE

* Non-WDB member