2020 NPW Annual Meeting Recap


Over 140 members of our amazing NPW community joined together on December 3rd, 2020 at our annual meeting. 
Enormous thanks to Michael Grayeb of Grade A Communications for producing the fantastic virtual event.
We kicked off the night off by honoring ALL OF YOU in the beautiful tribute montage below created by our friends at Veekast.

Next, we heard inspiring words and an update from NPW's Executive Director Jan Fisher and Board President, Anahaita Kotval, CEO of Lifting Up Westchester. 

We were so honored to receive heartfelt greetings and words of support from our tireless elected officials. Thank you to Congressman-elect Mondaire Jones, County Executive George Latimer, BOL Chair Ben Boykin, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, and State Senator Shelley Mayer.

NPW Vice President Rich Nightingale, President & CEO of Westhab, celebrated and announced the NPW Emerging Leaders Class of 2020. Congratulations to all the talented graduates! Applications are now open for the ELP Class of 2021.  

NPW Emerging Leaders Program Class of 2020

Ibrahim Abdallah, WestFair Rides
Yaw Appiadu, Westchester Disabled on the Move Inc.
Hazel Benavides, Westhab Inc.
Lauren Barrett, ArtsWestchester
Marie Considine, National Alliance on Mental Illness of Westchester, Inc.
Jordan Cormier, Youth Shelter Program of Westchester, Inc.
Ned Corona, YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester
Maria Diaz, The Mental Health Association of Westchester
Gabriella DiSisto, Friends of Karen
Silvia Falcon, Community Resource Center
Megan Fenton, Bedford Hills Free Library
Matthew Fetonti, Bethel Homes & Services/The Knolls
Jessica Friedlander, Volunteer New York!
Maria Gribakina, Coordinadora General De Los Dominicanos
Krishna Horrigan, Westchester Library System
Lindsay Iacovello, Child Care Council of Westchester
Charles Italiano, Westchester Disabled on the Move Inc.
Mallory Marinaro, Ossining Public Library
Jennifer McArdle, Pro Bono Partnership
Nancy Montini-Robinson, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

We then honored our incredible outgoing board members for their dedication and years of service to NPW and the nonprofit sector. Thank you Barbara, Kathy, Terry & Janet!

Thank you ALL for voting to approve the slate of our new NPW Board Members and existing board members to their next terms. Welcome, Donnovan, Seth, Karen, Brigitte, Judy & Judith - the future of NPW is in good hands!

The dynamic Michelle A. Nicholas, incoming Vice President of NPW and Executive Director of Girls Inc. Westchester, closed up the evening with beautiful words that captured the spirit and resilience of our strong & thriving nonprofit sector. Thank you Michelle for your inspirational boost! #KeepWestchesterThriving

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