Board of Directors

Board Chair

Mark Colón

President and Deputy Commissioner, Office of Housing Preservation, NYS Homes & Community Renewal


Yamilka M. Mena

Program Manager, City of New York


Ingrid Matias-Chungata

Executive Director, A Magical Place Development Center


Eugenio "Gino" Maldonado

Co-Founder of El Puente and Former Chief of Operations

Father Steve Lynch

St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church

Susana Chávez Hersh

City Of New York – Dept. of Parks and Recreation

Dr. Maxine Orris M.D.

Medical Director, Wyckoff Doctors

Yowalka Rosario-Doran

New York City Council, Community Engagement Division

Sara Rodriguez

Senior Vice President, Documentary Programming, HBO

Theresa Doherty

NYC Health and Hospitals, Deputy Director, NYC Test and Trace Corps

Dr. Frances Lucerna

Co-Founder and President, El Puente (non-voting member)