Meet the Trustees
Phone: (914) 376-8095
Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Lakisha Collins-Bellamy, Esq.
Mayor Mike Spano appointed Lakisha Collins-Bellamy, Esq. to serve a five-year term as a Trustee of the Yonkers Board of Education on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. She succeeds Dr. Edward Fergus, who was filling the unexpired term of former Trustee Edgar Santana.
A 1996 graduate of Roosevelt High School, Ms. Collins-Bellamy earned a Bachelor’s degree in political science from SUNY New Paltz and a Masters of Public Administration from Marist College. She also earned a Juris Doctor from New York Law School, and was admitted to the New York State Bar in June 2016.
Ms. Collins-Bellamy currently serves as legal counsel for the Municipal Housing Authority of Yonkers (MHACY) and operates her own law practice, focusing in family law and real estate. In her work with MHACY, Ms. Collins-Bellamy administers procurement and contract management processes. During her tenure, Ms. Collins-Bellamy also served as the Director of Housing Programs and was the Compliance Director and Contracts Officer.
A lifelong resident of Yonkers, Ms. Collins-Bellamy is married, and is a parent to a Yonkers Public Schools student.