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Mayor's Advisory Boards

Youth Advisory Board

The Mayor's Youth Advisory Board consists of seven members charged with creating and recommending effective policies, programs and projects to further youth development in the City. 

Members of the Board:
Elijah Washington, Chair; Brianna Noriega, Vice Chair; Victoria Lepore, Secretary; Brandon Neider and Raymond Taylor.

Hispanic Advisory Board

The Mayor's Hispanic Advisory Board consists of seven members who provide the City's growing Hispanic community with an official platform to discuss issues of importance. The board recommends policies to advance Hispanic community development in the city of Yonkers.

Members of the Board:
Carmen Gomez-Goldberg, Chair; Edgar Santana, Vice Chair; Tony Carrizales, Secretary; Karla Diaz; Linda Bohan; Carlos Vargas and Grace Borrani.

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African American Advisory Board

The Mayor's African American Advisory Board consists of seven members tasked with reviewing City policies, recommending effective measures, and promoting community involvement to advance the African American community in Yonkers.

Members of the Board:
Renee Milligan, Chair; Dwanita M. Crosby, Vice Chair; Sandy Amoyaw; Andrea Brown; Karen Schullere; Diana Temple-Brown; Kevin Moton; Deborah Baker and Mark Hynes.

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LGBT Advisory Board

The Mayor's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Advisory Board consists of seven members who are responsible for advocating for policies to advance Yonkers' LGBT community.

Members of the Board: 
Robert Voorheis, Chair; Eileen O’Connor, Vice Chair; Renee Toback, Secretary; Angelique Piwinski; Anthony Nicodemo and Hector Santiago.

Muslim American Advisory Council Board

The Mayor's Muslim American Advisory Council Board consists of six members who work with the Mayor and the City of Yonkers to recommend effective policies to eliminate discrimination and improve opportunities for Muslim Americans in Yonkers.

Members of the Board:
Abdallah M. Makhlouf, Kinza Sarwer, Abdelelah Nofel, Jamil Yousef, Adam Adamu and Haifa Bint-Kadi.

Disability Advisory Board 

The Mayor’s Disability Advisory Board consists of 5 members who  work with the Mayor and City of Yonkers to assess the problems in the City of Yonkers  that present the greatest obstacles to equal rights, access and privileges of citizens with disabilities.

Members of the Board:
Gene Minkow, Chairman, Carole Conklin, John Moynihan, Pamela Dingee and Marcus Blacknall

Learn more about the Disability Advisory Board