Leadership Rockland Graduates Named to NYS Thruway Authority's Tappan Zee Bridge Mass Transit Task Force
Jan Degenshein (Class of 1993) and Scott Baird (Class of 2010) have been appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo to serve - along with elected officials, transportation experts and business leaders - on the NYS Thruway Authority's Tappan Zee Bridge Mass Transit Task Force. The committee has been tasked with defining need and establishing strategies for implementation of mass transit across the new Hudson span and along the Interstate 287 corridor in Rockland and Westchester Counties.
Others named to the panel with a Leadership Rockland connection are County Executive Scott Vanderhoef, County Legislature Chair Harriet Cornell, NYS Senator David Carlucci, NYS Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffe, Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence and Nyack Mayor Jen White.
Dorothy Filoramo named Businesswoman of the Year
From the Our Town Newspaper, October 3, 2012
Dorothy Filoramo, the 2012 Businesswoman of the Year [by the Sons of Italy and the Rockland County Columbus Association] was born and raised in New York City. She received a B.A. in English literature from Marymount Manhattan College and has completed advanced studies in marketing at Adelphi University. Perhaps anticipating her future career, she returned to Marymount, this time in Tarrytown, to earn a certificate in fundraising She followed that with a certificate in planned giving at the College of William and Mary, in Virginia.read full story ...
2012 Alumni honored as part of 40 Under 40
Two recent graduates of the Class of 2012 were honored October 4, 2012 as part of the Rockland 40 Under 40. Congratulations to Zenya Alvarez-Cleveland and Rob Pitkofsky on earning this recognition. They join a long-list of Leadership Rockland alumnus who have been named to the 40 under 40.
The Rockland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) annually hosts the Forty Under 40 Program to celebrate Rockland County’s Rising Stars—the leaders of today and tomorrow. Sponsored by Provident Bank, the program seeks to honor forty individuals who are under the age of 40 and making their mark on Rockland County in positive ways through their commitment to growth, development, professional excellence and the community-at-large.
Diana Hess of Jawonio Receives Statewide Award
Diana Hess (Class of 1994), the chief communications officer for Jawonio, received the 2012 Affiliate Leadership Award from the Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State. Hess describes herself as the “chief storyteller for Jawonio.”
The award recognizes an individual who had made a significant contribution to their organization and the people the Cerebral Palsy Associations serve. Jawonio is a provider of lifespan services in Rockland County and the Hudson Valley for people with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and chronic health needs.Link to New City Patch article ...