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LEADERSHIP

NYCVOAD is led by member organization staff and volunteers who are champions in the disaster preparedness, response, recovery, or resiliency/mitigation community. Many volunteer their time to serve on our Executive Committee, our Working Groups, as members of our Board of Directors, or as participants in open meetings.

Executive Committee

  • Co-Chair: Julianne Pannelli, Catholic Charities Community Services, Archdiocese of New York (June 2019 - June 2021)
  • Co-Chair: Zachary Hodgson, The Salvation Army Greater New York Division (June 2020 - June 2022)
  • Vice Chair: Tiara Youmans, American Red Cross in Greater New York (June 2020 - June 2022)
  • Secretary: Jenny Murphy, City Harvest (June 2019 - June 2021)
  • TreasurerTami Wilson, Food Bank for NYC (June 2020 - June 2022)

Board Members (in addition to those listed above)

  • Angela Calabro, SBP [formerly known as Friends of Rockaway] (June 2020 - June 2022)
  • Jennifer Diamond, Human Services Council (June 2020 - June 2022)
  • Dario Diaz, American Red Cross in Greater New York (June 2020 - June 2022)
  • Helena Duran, New York Disaster Interfaith Services (June 2020 - June 2022)
  • John Gonzalez, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens (June 2020 - June 2022)
  • Peter Gudaitis, New York Disaster Interfaith Services (June 2020 - June 2022)
  • Rev. Karen Jackson, Project Hospitality and Staten Island Long Term Recovery Organization (June 2020 - June 2022)
  • Yang Lee, Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation (June 2020 - June 2022)
  • Racine Lee Droz, City Harvest (June 2020 - June 2022)
  • Rev. Dr. Tom Vencuss, NY Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church (June 2019 - June 2021)
  • Richard Vernon, The Salvation Army Greater New York Division (June 2019 - June 2021)

Board Advisors

  • Hannah Arnett, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 
  • Eric Stoessel, New York City Emergency Management
  • Kimberly Grisham, FEMA

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