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Board of Directors

We are grateful to the dedicated and caring individuals who volunteer their time, talent and treasure in support of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley. The continued operation and growth of our organization depends on the hard work and commitment of our Board of Directors.

If you are interested in learning more about the opportunities available at LSHV with our Board of Directors, please contact Rachel Halperin, CEO, at rhalperin@lshv.org or 914-949-1305. A job description for LSHV’s Board of Directors can be viewed here.

Frances M. Pantaleo, ESQ.



Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP

Jane Sovern, ESQ.

Vice President

Member, Higher Education Practice Group

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC

Sean Brady, CFP


Private Wealth Manager and Supervisor

Clarfeld Financial Advisors

Vicki Walcott-Edim, ESQ.


Senior Managing Counsel, Global Employment Law



Charles S. Biener, ESQ.

Senior Counsel, Litigation, PepsiCo

Christopher R. Cabanillas, ESQ.

Founder and Principal, Cabanillas & Associates, P.C.

Alejandro Cruz, ESQ.

Partner, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Corinna M. Carrillo

Kerri Foley

Jeremiah Frei-Pearson, ESQ.

Founding Partner, Finkelstein, Blankinship, Frei-Pearson & Garber, LLP

Richard Gluckselig, ESQ.

Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Jaclyn G. Goldberg, ESQ.

Member, Keane & Beane P.C.

Tina Hwa Joe, ESQ.

Associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Amber Jeunegens

Nelida Lara-Garduno, ESQ.

Partner, DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr, LLP

Sarmad M. Khojasteh, ESQ.

Partner, Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

David Owens

Alison J. Plenge, ESQ.

Senior Attorney, International Business Machines Corporation

Jane Rembert-Wigfall

Nathalie Riobe-Taylor

Luis Rivera, ESQ.

Managing Director, Business Banking, Sterling National Bank

Evelicia Rodriguez

Sidney S. Rosdeitcher, ESQ.

Of Counsel (retired partner), Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison LLP

Kiara Taylor

Clifford S. Weber, ESQ.

General Counsel, Chief Risk Officer, PCSB Bank & PCSB Financial Corporation

Andrew Williams

Willie Wimbush

Russell M. Yankwitt, ESQ.

Founder and Managing Partner, Yankwitt LLP