Board of Directors

Board Members

Sara Langbert (Board Chair), Former Systems Programming Manager at Bloomberg LP, Amateur Cellist and Music Enthusiast

Robin Bell-Stevens, Director and Executive Producer, Jazzmobile

Neil Benson, Vice President, A & R, Ity Dity and Former Sr. Vice President, Opus 3 Artists

Zachary Carter, Attorney, Former United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York; Former Corporation Counsel of New York City

Evan Charkes, Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, Bank of America

Robert Graef, CFP®, ChFC®, CRPC® Graef Financial Group

John Gunther-Mohr, Senior Vice President, Santander Bank

Paula Romanow Etzel, Writer, Editor and Co-Producer of All Shorts Irvington Film Festival (As iFF)

Adam R. Rose, President, Adam R. Rose Foundation

Kathryn Slocum, Founding Partner and Business Development Director, ArchForKids

Barry Roark Strutt, Songwriter, poet, and Partner at Keegan, Keegan, & Strutt, LLP (retired)

Advisory Board

David Amram, Musician, Composer, Conductor, Putnam Valley, NY

Jon Faddis, Music Director of the Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra, Professor of Music, Purchase College, State University of New York, Teaneck, NJ

Gary Giddins, Jazz Writer, New York City, NY

Dorthaan Kirk, Radio Exec., WBGO-FM, Newark, NJ

Wynton Marsalis, Musician and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City, NY  

Dan Morgenstern, Director, Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University, NJ

Monica Silverskiold-Getz, President and Founder of Coalition for Family Justice 

Mark Morganelli playing flugelhorn in a live jazz music concert