Yonkers MBK Steering Committee

  • Superintendent of Yonkers Schools, Dr. Edwin M. Quezada, and Nepperhan Community Center’s Executive Director, Rev. Dr. Jim Bostic, have been designated by Mayor Mike Spano as co-chairs of the Yonkers MBK initiative. Dr. Quezada and Dr. Bostic are also members of the MBK Statewide Advisory Committee and are working diligently to impact the lives of young men of color in the City of Yonkers.

  • City of Yonkers, Business, Community and Social Service Organizations

    Mayor Mike Spano

    Rev. Dr. Jim Bostic, Executive Director
    Nepperhan Community Center

    Joseph Kenner, CEO

    Limarie Cabrera, Director of Data Analysis
    Westchester Children’s Association

    Tony Carizales, Associate Professor
    Marist College

    Ralph Carswell, Support Team Supervisor
    Rising Ground

    Jim Cavanaugh, Deputy Mayor
    City of Yonkers

    Lt. Reggie Crews
    Vulcan Society of Westchester County

    Judith Garcia-Carter, Director, Human Rights
    City of Yonkers

    Tajae Gaynor, Director
    Westchester and Rockland Mediation Centers, Cluster, Inc.

    Christina Gilmartin, Director of Communications
    Office of the Mayor

    Pastor James Hassell, Pastor
    Kingdom Christian Cultural Center

    Denise Holden, Education Chair
    NAACP - Yonkers

    Linda Pineda
    City of Yonkers

    Hope Coaxum
    City of Yonkers

    Det. Sgt. Charles Walker, President
    Yonkers Guardians Association

    Dr. Angela White,  Executive Vice President for Education Services
    Rising Ground

    Ray Wilcox, Executive Director
    Yonkers Arts

  • Yonkers Public Schools

    Dr. Edwin M. Quezada, Superintendent of Yonkers Public Schools

    Dr. Andrea Coddett, Assistant Superintendent

    RoseAnne Collins-Judon, Assistant Superintendent

    Dr. Fred Hernandez, Principal

    Gregory Joyner, Program Coordinator

    Adrienne Sanders, Communications Facilitator

    Elaine Shine, Executive Director

    MBK School Chapters 

    Gorton High School
    Lincoln High School
    Palisade Preparatory School
    Riverside High School
    Roosevelt High School – Early College Studies
    Saunders Trades & Technical High School
    Yonkers Montessori Academy
    Yonkers Middle High School
    Cross Hill Academy
    Enrico Fermi School
    Family School 32
    Martin Luther King Jr. Academy Paideia School 24
    Robert C. Dodson School
    Scholastic Academy for Academic Excellence
    Thomas Cornell Academy
    School 5
    School 9
    School 13
    School 16
    School 17