Executive Office

Our executive office employs those staff whose work serves the Urban Justice Center as a whole. It is composed of four departments:

- EXECUTIVE

- DEVELOPMENT

  • Gretchen Nealon, Director of Development, 2008 to present; Columbia University, M.S. 2006, M.P.A. 2006; North Central College, B.A. 1997.
    • Hugh Ryan, Development Associate, 2011 to present; Bennington College, M.F.A. 2009; Cornell University, B.A. 2000.
    • Cindy Lozito, Designer, 2016 to present; Macaulay Honors at Hunter College B.A., 2014.


- ADMINISTRATION

  • Josué Figueroa, Director of Office Services, 2002 to present; SUNY Oswego, B.A. 2001.
    • Clarisa Ortiz, Front Desk Coordinator, 2014 to present; Touro College, pursuing B.S.; Plaza College, A.S. 1990.
    • Judi Mercedes, Front Desk Coordinator, 2016 to present; John Jay College of Criminal Justice, B.S. 2013.
    • Vanessa Rosario, Administrative Specialist, 2016 to present; John Jay College of Criminal Justice, B.S. 2013.
    • Sissy Villamar, Office Coordinator, 2017 to present; New York City College of Technology, B.S. 2009.
    • Melbin Cedeño, Administrative Assistant, 2016 to present; City University of New York – Lehman College.  Majoring in Accounting & Business Administration, Expected Date of Graduation Spring 2019.

- IT

  • Thomas Renyak, Systems Administrator, 2000 to present; Queens College, M.A. Computer Science 1993; Queens College, B.A. 1988.
    • Alina Tsui, Helpdesk/Desktop Support, 2017 to present; City College of New York, B.A. 2014

- FINANCE

  • Idlir Kalemi, Fiscal Coordinator, 2013 to present; City University of New York – Brooklyn College, B.A. 2011.
    • Tashi Dolma, Accounts payable, 2017 to present; Currently still in school  - City University of New York – Queens College. Majoring in Economics, Expected Date of Graduation Fall 2017. 
    • Shakil M Khan, Senior Associates, 2017 to present; Pace university, New York-B.B.A 2014.Currently pursuing M.B.A in Long Island University, Expected Date of Graduation Fall 2019.