• Charlotte Biblow charolette.bilbow Charlotte Biblow Board President Charlotte Biblow is a Partner at Farrel Fritz in the firm’s Litigation, Land Use and Municipal Law Department and heads the firm’s Environmental Law Practice Group. Ms. Biblow joined Farrell Fritz in 2003. Ms. Biblow concentrates her practice in environmental law, land use, municipal law and commercial litigation. She represents clients in environmental ... View more
  • Charles Rich Charles RichMr. Charles Rich, the original active Founder of CA RICH Consultants, Inc., brings over 40 years of progressive professional experience in the concept, initiation, planning, design, execution, management, and defense of numerous environmental projects. His technical expertise stems from a progressive project background emphasizing Fortune 500 corporate issues relative to hazardous waste management, dispute resolution, ... View more
  • John O’Connell John O'Connell, PSEG LIJohn O’Connell was named Vice President – Transmission & Distribution of PSEG Long Island in November 2013. In this position, he is responsible for electric transmission and distribution operations, safety and emergency preparedness. PSEG was selected by the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) in December 2011 to manage LIPA’s electric transmission and distribution system beginning Jan. 1, ... View more
  • Richard Keiser richard_keiserRichard Keiser is the founder and CEO of Level Solar. Level Solar is a leading residential solar installer. Level Solar helps homeowners save money and reduce their environmental footprint for no money down. Prior to founding Level Solar, Richard led Keiser Analytics, an investment and research firm focused on solar energy. In 2011, Mr. Keiser published ... View more
  • Ernest Rossano Ernie RossanoMr. Ernest Rossano is a Senior Partner within ERM based in Melville, New York. He has 28 years of varied hydrogeologic experience, including 3 years as a Project Manager for the United States Geological Survey, Water Resources Division on Long Island. His experience includes the design of monitoring well networks for volatile organics, hydrocarbons, and ... View more
  • Robert Bernard FS_f99dafaa1e0ea43158358c305b2634cbbob bernard Robert Bernard Treasurer Bob Bernard is a 30-year veteran of the banking industry on Long Island.  He is currently a Senior Vice President and Long Island Regional Manager in People’s United Bank’s Commercial Real Estate Lending Group.  Bob and his team are responsible for building relationships with local commercial real estate owners and developers, negotiating financing solutions, ... View more
  • Lennard Axinn FS_009d36f508518ffb1c7bc64513b15594Len Axinn Lennard Axinn   Vice President Lennard Axinn is a Long Island real estate developer and an active participant in charities which address shelter issues for homeless people and those needing affordable housing.  Mr. Axinn is a partner in Island Estates, a real estate development firm which engages in a wide range of residential construction from “mid-priced” single family ... View more
  • Russ Albanese FS_847872c27e813181f02bb54a37433af5Russel Albanese Russ Albanese Russell C. Albanese is the President of Albanese Organization, Inc., a real estate development, investment and management company based in Garden City, New York.  Russell has over 25 years experience in real estate planning, design and development. For nearly 60 years the Albanese Organization has been dedicated to building better buildings by introducing innovative concepts ... View more
  • Miriam K. Deitsch, Ph.D. FS_4247baf04e362fdf5c8625945ff3453bMiriam Deitsch Miriam K. Deitsch, Ph.D. Dr. Miriam Deitsch has been a member of the Farmingdale State College Community since 1977. She is the first woman to be promoted to the rank of Distinguished Professor at the College. Earning her PhD from New York University, she has served the campus for the thirty-eight years in many capacities, currently ... View more
  • Jeff Kraut FS_eeb9125a51d1c9ee0cef5803130bb838kraut Jeff Kraut Jeffrey Kraut serves as the executive vice president for strategy and analytics at Northwell Health and as associate dean for strategy for the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, one of the nation’s newest medical schools. In addition to coordinating the strategic planning and health policy activities of Northwell, as well as the development of ... View more
  • Mitchell H. Pally FS_56f3a22c26e34a4c28663e65e2936b97mitchelle-pally Mitchell H. Pally Mr. Pally is the chief executive of the Long Island Builders Institute. Prior to his position at LIBI, he had been affiliated with Weber Law Group LLP since September of 2006 as the partner-in-charge of government relations. Perviously, Mr. Pally served as the Vice President for Government Affairs for the Long Island Association since ... View more
  • Ronald Shiffman FS_5d6b3d5f533580da4119d5cd3e531d2cRon Shiffman Ronald Shiffman Ron Shiffman is a city planner with 45 years of experience providing program and organizational development assistance to community-based groups in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. Trained as an architect and urban planner, he is an expert in community-based planning, housing and sustainable development. He has had extensive experience bringing together private and public sector ... View more