Thank you, North Star Fund Board Members

Since 1979, New Yorkers who care about justice and recognize the importance of North Star Fund’s unique role have volunteered to serve on our board of directors. This role comes with responsibility for raising money and providing oversight for the operations of the foundation. It is decidedly unglamorous, but has ensured that we have remained a resource for local grassroots organizing for decades. Thank you to all of you who shouldered this responsibility. Here are New Yorkers who have served on the North Star Fund Board from 1979-2019.*

  • Aarti Shahani 2008-2010
  • Adeyami Bandele 1984
  • Alexandra Jacobus 1997-1999
  • Alice Quinn 1981-1984
  • Alvan Colon 1990
  • Alvarez Symonette 2013-2019
  • Alvin Starks 2003-2004
  • Amber Guild 2016-2019
  • Amy Edelman 1990-1992
  • Amy Wagner 1998-2003
  • Andrea Batista-Schlesinger 2013-2015
  • Andrew Goldberg 2013-2019
  • Arva Rice 2002-2007
  • Asa Johnson 2013-2019
  • Barbara Winslow 1992-1999
  • Beth Richie 1992
  • Betty Kapetanakis 1996-1999
  • Betty Millard 1981-1984
  • Betty Yu 2006
  • Candis Tolliver 2016-2019
  • Christine Parker 2013-2019
  • Dan Edelman 1989
  • David Alexander 2016-2019
  • David Maurrasse 1997-1999
  • Denise Hylton 1990
  • Diane Morales 1979-1980
  • Donna Nevel 1991
  • Elise Boddie 2006-2010
  • Eve Levey 1989
  • Frank Deale 1998-2001
  • Gary D. Schwartz 1996
  • Gonzalo Mercado 2013-2019
  • Hal Strelnick 1991-1992
  • Harriett Putterman 1989
  • Henry Serrano 2009-2013
  • Holly Fetter 2017-2019
  • Hugh Hogan 2003-2015
  • Hye Jung Park 1997-1999
  • Iris Morales 2001-2004
  • Jack Tchen 1984
  • Jackie Vimo 2006
  • Jason Franklin 2006-2014
  • Jennifer Ching 2017-2019
  • Jennifer Flynn 2014-2019
  • Jennifer Merschdorf 2008-2010
  • Jill Nelson 1979-1980
  • John-Martin Green 2003-2005
  • Jonathan Schorr 2008-2010
  • Jose Morin 1991-1992
  • Judith Clark 1996-1997
  • Judy Wessler 1991-1992
  • Julissa Reynoso 2006-2010
  • Karen Smith 1979-1980
  • Kathy Engel 1992
  • Kathy Goldman 2003-2010
  • Kesi Foster 2017-2019
  • Kevin Mercadel 1992
  • Kevin Ryan 2006-2010
  • Lillian Jiménez 2001-2005
  • Linda Cronin-Gross 1999-2004
  • Lisa Miller 1989-1996
  • Lisa Steglich 2015-2019
  • Liz Hirsch 1989
  • Lloyd Martinez 2013-2019
  • Lois Ross 1979-1980
  • Ludovic Blain 1998-2002
  • Lule Demmissie 2008-2010
  • Lynda Rodolitz 1989-1992
  • Maddy de Lone 2002-2005
  • Maggie Williams 2013-2019
  • Marcela Hahn 2004-2007
  • Maria Hinojosa 1991-1992
  • Marjorie Fine 1989-1990, 2018-2019
  • Marjorie Hill 1990
  • Mark Hannay 2002-2004
  • Mark Reed 2013-2019
  • Marsha Bonner 1982-1984
  • Martha Baker 1990-1998
  • Martin Bunzl 1979-1980
  • Maxim Thorne 2008-2010
  • Mel Pritchard 1997-1999
  • Michael Waterman 2013-2019
  • Monica Melamid 1979-1981
  • Nancy Meyer 1992
  • Nisha Atre Richardson 2009-2019
  • Oona Chatterjee 2004-2016
  • Pat Swann 1989-1992
  • Penny Coleman 1979-1980
  • Peter Brest 1983-1991
  • Pierre Hauser 2009-2019
  • Randall Quan 2003-2010
  • Robin Omata 1981-1984
  • Ronald Henriquez 1998-1999
  • Roz Lee 2001
  • Sandra Trujillo 1983
  • Sarah Hansen 2006-2010
  • Sarah Ludwig 2008-2013
  • Seung Hye Suh 2001
  • Shakoor Aljuwani 1990
  • Sheila McDaniel 2007-2010
  • Sibyl Golden 1981-1984
  • Solangel Minotta 2013
  • Sonia Bu 1990-1999
  • Stan Mark 1989-1992
  • Stanley Kinard 1981-1982
  • Sue Simon 1996-1998
  • Susan Coleman 1982-1984
  • Susan Jennik 1990
  • Susanna Blankley 2018-2019
  • Tara Mack 2006-2010
  • Toby D’Oench 1979-1981
  • Wilfredo Larancuent 1996
  • Yasmin Adib 1996-1997
  • Zahida Pirani 2013-2018

*We apologize for any errors or omissions. If you have a correction, let us know and we’ll update this list. Email angbeen@northstarfund.org.

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