Mark Diller, appointed by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, is a member of Manhattan Community Board 7, and has served as Board chair, co-secretary, and by turns as chair of the Preservation Committee, Youth, Education & Libraries Committee, and various task forces. Mark also currently serves on CB7's Public Housing Task Force and its Strategy and Budget Committee. Mark has been a presenter at each of the District 3 Community Education Council's Harlem Schools Summits and has served in leadership roles on several ad hoc working groups that have succeeded in increasing equity and inclusiveness in admissions to public schools at every level and in adding new seats at developer expense to facilitate those goals. Prior to CB7, Mark was a PTA president and School Leadership Team chair. Mark's day job is the practice of law, with recent experience representing musicians, artists, authors, small business owners, and consultants, and formative experience litigating infringement, complex commercial, federal securities, and fraud claims. Mark holds a JD from the Fordham University School of Law and a BA from Columbia College.