Board of Trustees



Francisco D’Souza, Co-Chair
Vice Chairman, Cognizant Board of Directors

Melissa G. Vail, Co-Chair

Stuart Fischer, Secretary
Finsbury, Partner

Martin R. Kupferberg, Treasurer
Kepco, Inc., President


Gilda A. Barabino, Ph.D.
The City College of New York, Daniel and Frances Berg Professor and Dean, The Grove School of Engineering

Al Bunshaft
Dassault Systèmes, SVP, Global Affairs and Workforce of the Future, Americas

David Christman
ION Media, Executive Vice President and General Counsel

David Chubak
Head of Global Retail Banking and Consumer Lending, Citi

Ravenel B. Curry, III
Eagle Capital Management, Chief Investment Officer

Atul Dubey
Wolters Kluwer, Senior Vice President, Global Strategy

Seth H. Dubin, Esq., President Emeritus
Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke, Counsel

Anna M. Ewing
Nasdaq, Executive Vice President (retired)

Joseph R. Ficalora
New York Community Bancorp, Inc., President and CEO

Dario Gil, Ph.D.
IBM, Director of Research

John J. Gilbert, III
Rudin Management Company, Inc., Executive Vice President and COO

Edward D. Horowitz
Edslink LLC, Chairman

Frans Johansson
The Medici Group, Founder and CEO

Srini Kalapala
Vice President, Technology and Supplier Strategy

Mary E. Kelly
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., Senior Vice President, Corporate Shared Services

James Korein, Ph.D.
Omnispective Management Corp., Chairman

Hendrik (René) Lammers
PepsiCo, Inc., Chief Science Officer


Yvonne Liu
Multicultural Radio Broadcasting, Inc., Vice President

Mary Jane McCartney

Louis Modano
Nasdaq, Senior Vice President and CISO

Martez R. Moore
Moore Frères & Company, LLC, Chairman and CEO

Jaclyn A. Mucaria
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, President

Sudhir Nair
Managing Director, Global Head of the Aladdin Business
BlackRock Solutions

Stephen H. Sands
Lazard, Vice Chairman, US Investment Banking
Global Co-Head, Healthcare Group

Linda S. Sanford
IBM Corporation, Senior Vice President Enterprise Transformation (retired)

Sara Lee Schupf

Anil Shrivastava

Alan Sinsheimer, Esq.
Sullivan & Cromwell, Partner

Jeanne M. Sullivan
Sullivan Adventures LLC, Chief Inspiration Officer

Minerva Tantoco
Entrepreneur, City Strategies, LLC
Former CTO, City of New York

Steven Thogmartin
The Boston Consulting Group, Senior Partner and Managing Director

Lisa Thomas
Cowen Group, Associate Director of Research

Ian Trombley
President, Operations and Technology, NBCUniversal

Timothy J. Tynan
Bank of America Merchant Services, CEO

James S. Wiener
BNY Mellon, Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Capital and Balance-Sheet Strategy

Trustees Emeriti

  • Nicholas M. Donofrio, Chair Emeritus
  • Ivan G. Seidenberg, Chair Emeritus
  • Cecily Cannan Selby, Ph.D.


  • Honorable Bill de Blasio Mayor, City of New York
  • Honorable Scott M. Stringer Comptroller, City of New York
  • Honorable Corey Johnson Speaker, New York City Council
  • Honorable Melinda Katz President, Borough of Queens
  • Mitchell Silver Commissioner, New York City, Department of Parks & Recreation
  • Gonzalo Casals Commissioner, New York City, Department of Cultural Affairs
  • Richard A. Carranza Chancellor, New York City, Department of Education
  • Dr. Margaret Honey President and CEO, New York Hall of Science

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