Ralph Scamardella

Chairperson

Ralph Scamardella is a parent member. His son, Michael, currently attends the program. For many years, Ralph has been a successful chef in the culinary world. He began his studies at New York City’s Technology Institute where he mastered the business of hotel and restaurant management.He received his first two-star rating from the New York…

Donald M. Russo

Vice Chair

Donald M. Russo is the Senior Vice President of Oracle’s Insurance Global Business, a division of Oracle’s Financial Services Global Business Unit. His experience includes over 35 years in the software industry split evenly between working for major financial institutions and consulting to a number of industries. Mr. Russo served as Vice President at Salomon…

Shanx Ravisankar

Treasurer

Shanx Ravisankar (Treasurer) is a parent member. His son, Tejas, attends the school age program at the Granite Avenue site. Shanx retired in 2011 as the Chief Operating Officer, Oracle Financial Services Global Business Unit (FSGBU). He was a founding member and former CEO of Oracle Financial Services Software, (formerly known as i-flex Solutions, the…

David Glick

Secretary

David Glick, MA (Secretary) is a parent member. His daughter, Emmaline, attends the school program at Skyline. David attended Brigham Young University for undergraduate work and completed a Master’s Degree in Landscape Design from Columbia University. He worked for several years as a public school teacher in Los Angeles, California. He is currently on the…

Deepak Alur, MBA

Community Member

Deepak Alur, MBA is a community member. He graduated from T.A. Pai Management Institute (Manipal, India) with an MBA in Finance and Marketing. He began his career in financial services with Citibank India where he quickly held the position as head of Sales for key markets in western regions of India. With exceptional service delivery…

Marisa Ardizzone

Board Member

Marisa Ardizzone was the executive vice president of Zone Energy Group at the New York Mercantile Exchange for over 20 years. She is currently raising her four children and a real estate agent on Staten Island. Her passion has always been to devote her time and resource to the local community and especially to children in need.

Cafo Boga, CPA

Community Member

Cafo Boga, CPA is a community member. He is a Senior Operations and Finance Executive with a 20+ year career spanning multiple industries including banking, investments, information technology, business process outsourcing and real estate. Upon passing the CPA exam he joined Peat Marwick (now KPMG Peat Marwick) where he served as an Audit Manager until…

Jim Caldarella

Community Member

Jim Caldarella is a community member. He is a senior consultant for i-flex Consulting, assisting clients in the design and development of high-performance systems, solution research and evaluation, enterprise architecture and strategic IT change management. He spent much of his 37 year career developing wholesale funds transfer systems for Citibank. The last of these systems…

Michele Carr

Board Member

Michele Carr is the Group Managing Director, Partnerships for the NFL.  She manages a portfolio of brand partners across multiple industries and leads all their experiential, digital, social and media activations with the League.  She received a bachelor’s of science in marketing with a concentration in sports and events marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison,…

Anthony Citarrella

Board Member

Anthony Citarrella currently resides in Oceanside NY with his wife Deanna Powers, who is an Occupational therapist with a passion for developing the autism community. Anthony is the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for over twenty venues in the TAO group portfolio where he focuses on budgeting, projecting, driving profitability and the protection of company…

Jeanette Collins

Parent Member

Jeanette Collins is a parent member. She has two sons in Eden II Programs. Jeanette is a registered nurse who graduated from Royal City of Dublin Hospital, Dublin Ireland 1985. Jeanette currently works at MJHS-as a Managed Care Liaison. Her background includes Med/Surg,ER , and Home Care Nursing. Jeanette sat on the Board of Parent…

James Cronin

Board Member

James Cronin was born in Bronx, New York in 1965 and is a graduate of Archbishop Molloy High School in Queens, New York.  Jim earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from St. John’s University College of Liberal Arts in 1986 and his Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law in 1990. After nearly 20…

LouAnne Haley

Parent Member

LouAnne Haley is a parent member. Her daughter, Kerry, attends the Genesis school. LouAnne was the Genesis school PTO President for three years and is presently a board member of the Long Island Family Support Consumer Council, a volunteer organization that reaches out to families on Long Island to help educate the community on how to…

Steve Kirschbaum

Board Member

Steve Kirschbaum is the Regional General Manager of the Catering division of Lessing’s Hospitality. Providing services to 12 Country Clubs, eight restaurants, concessions in five States, and off premise catering in the Hamptons, Manhattan and the Tri-State area. His son, Brandon entered the program in 2002, and since then, Mr. Kirschbaum has worked tirelessly to help…

Christine Kneier

Board Member

Christine Kneier (Vice President, Global Treasury Services) joined Treasury in April 2013 as Vice President of Global Treasury Services (GTS) which is focused on delivering process excellence, enhancing capabilities and ensuring processes are well controlled and meet or exceed regulatory, AXP policy and other relevant standards. Christine is responsible for the operational processes, capabilities, reporting and…

Barbara Maxwell

Community Member

Barbara Maxwell is a community member. She retired after 29 years as an Agency owner & CEO of Maxwell Insurance Agency with Allstate Insurance Co. Mrs. Maxwell is a licensed agent and broker selling property, casualty, life and financial products. She is a member of the NASD. Mrs. Maxwell is from Portsmouth, Va. And completed…

Nicole Memoli

Parent Membr

Nicole Memoli is a parent member. Her daughter, Sarah, atends the school program at Skyline. Nicole is a senior paramedic with North Shore LI J at Staten Island hospital, where she has worked for  more than 20 years.  She received a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from SUNY Albany and nearly completed a Master’s of…

Angela Natale

Parent Member

Angela Natale has a 19 year old son, Thomas, who attends the school age program at Beach Street. Thomas has been enrolled at Eden II since September 2000. Angela is an Early Intervention Therapist with more than 15 years of experience, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis. She received a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education from…

Terry Tarangelo

Board Member

Terry Tarangelo formerly served as an Associate Group Director/Vice President Signature Bank on Staten Island. She career spent 29 years with Staten Island Savings Bank/SI Bank & Trust in the residential and commercial lending departments. As a 5 year member of the South Shore Rotary Club, she is a recipient of the CAR Rosenberger “Service…

Christina D. Thivierge

Board Member

Christina D. Thivierge is a co-founding partner and principal of Thivierge & Rothberg, P.C., a private law firm founded in 2008 in New York City that handles exclusively special education matters. From 2000 through 2008, Christina was the Senior Associate at a Mayerson & Associates, where she handled special education matters (primarily for children and adolescents…

Anthony Tucci, Esq.

Parent Board Member

Anthony Tucci, Esq. is a parent board member. Anthony is an Attorney and Certified Public Accountant with a private practice located on Staten Island. Mr. Tucci’s firm has successfully negotiated multi-million dollar exemptions for a wide variety of properties including industrial and commercial facilities owned by large corporate clients. Mr. Tucci is admitted to practice…