Advisory Council for Career & Technical Education for New York City

Advisory Council Members

2012 – 2015 School Years

Jack Powers, Chair
International Informatics Institute
Françoise Jacobsohn, Vice Chair
Legal Momentum
Aaron Choo
National Grid
Acte Y. Maldonado
CUNY: Manhattan Community College
Alexander Santiago-Jirau
The Center for Arts Education
Claudette Agard
CTE Student Committee
CTE Student Leadership Association
Dave Gasek
David Kanter
New York Hall of Science
Gabrielle Kersaint
Brooklyn, Queens, LI, Area Health Education Consortium
George Buckner
Hair Fashions East
Horace M. Barker
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Ivana Nuñez/Navindra Haripersaud
CTE Teacher Apprentice: Success Via Apprenticeship
Jeffrey Smalls
Smalls Electrical  Construction Inc.
Jenny Tsang-Quinn
NY Alliance for Careers in Healthcare
Jorge Collazo
New York City DoE, Food Services
Julius Dunn
American Association of Advertising Agencies
Kayon Pryce
Institute for Student Achievement
Leah Rambo
Sheet Metal Workers:SMWIA Local 28 Training Center
Lloyd Bromberg
Federal Reserve Bank of New York-Retired
Marianne Vernetson
Times Square Alliance
Marie Zwickert
Cisco System, Inc.
Martha Bernard
Learning Disabilities Association of NY
Melanie Mortimer
SIFMA: Securities Industries & Financial Markets Association
Merrill Pond
Partnership for New York City
Mike Connors
The New York Times
Nicole Bertran
The Edward J. Malloy Initiative for Construction Skills
Patrick Smith
Metropolitan Transportation Authority/MTA NYC Transit
Peter Crosta/Sung-Woo Cho
Columbia University: Teachers College: CCRC
Phyllis White-Thorne
Consolidated Edison Company of New York
Rebecca Lurie
Consortium For Worker Education
Robert Johnson
Apple Computers
Shana Zaslow
Sheila Fortunato
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Virginia Cruickshank
FEGS Health & Human Services


Jim Brown
New York State Department of Labor
Katie Codey
New York City Council
Leslie Hirsch
LMIS: Labor Management Information System
Robin McClary
New York City Department of Youth & Comm. Development
Tara Colton
Office of Human Capital Development: City of New York