Alumni Association

The mission of the NYLS Alumni Association (NYLS AA) is to support and promote the School, its students, and its alumni by

  • Collaborating with NYLS on events and initiatives to recruit students and engage alumni
  • Mentoring students and recent graduates on professional development
  • Providing financial support to the School

NYLS AA membership extends to all graduates of the School.

The NYLS AA seeks a talented and diverse group of alumni to serve on its Board of Directors and, in that capacity, to dedicate substantive time and effort in a leadership role to further the NYLS AA’s mission.


Members of the Board of Directors of the Alumni Association are elected to an initial term of one year and may be eligible thereafter for re-election to a term of two years. There is no stated term limit.

Directors must be an NYLS AA member and must have demonstrated the following:

  • An ongoing commitment to the School
  • Active involvement in School and NYLS AA activities
  • A high standard of professionalism

August 2019–June 2020

The NYLS AA Board of Directors will meet at 6:00 p.m. in NYLS’s Board Room (Second Floor, 185 West Broadway, New York, NY), on the following dates:

September 17, 2019
November 26, 2019
February 4, 2020
June 16, 2020

All NYLS alumni are welcome and encouraged to attend Board of Directors Meetings.

Any questions can be directed to


Johnny T. Vasser Jr. ’11, President

E. Drew Britcher ’84, Vice President

Shana S. Ricchiuto ’15, Vice President

Steven M. Interrante ’13, Treasurer

Jarrod H. Perry ’11, Secretary


A. Manny Alicandro ’12

Joam Alisme ’14

Areal R. Allen-Stewart ’14

Chloe A. Aquart Mentar ’13

Danielle A. Ash ’13

Brendan A. Barry ’94

Arminda B. Bepko ’04

Grace A. Betancourt ’12

Suzanne M. Bettis ’14

Carlisle M. Bostic ’14

Charlane Brown-Wyands ’12

Hon. Anthony Cannataro ’96

Joseph K. Chung ’16

Pierre Ciric ’09

Evan N. Clandorf ’09

John P. Clare ’12

Rory S. Clark ’08

Charlene Glover-Daniels ’82

Tyler G. Deieso ’15

Susan J. Flynn-Hollander ’85

Anthony K.C.  Fong ’14

Michael A. Forsette ’15

Pamela Foster ’00

Kristin A. Grant ’13

Linda S. Green ’04

Jeffrey W. Halbreich ’66

Alyssa J. Held-Honig ’94

Jeremy E. Hollander ’05

Nadine C. Johnson ’92

Scott M. Justin ’08

Somya Kaushik ’13

Jesse L. Kearney ’14

Margaret Ling ’83

Daniel J. Magney ’13

James R. Major ’11

Ryan A. Medler ’18

Charles J. Messina ’08

Amelia A. Michalski ’15

Lawrence C. Montle ’13

Patrick R. Morris ’17

Sara E. Nassof ’16

Sondah Ouattara ’13

James P. Pagano ’75

Sherbune Paul ’16

Sylvia E. Perez ’14

Kira L. Polner ’00

Jonathan M. Reinstein ’13

Jorge L. Rodriguez ’12

Hanna Rubin ’13

Brian E. Schrader ’98

Ian G. Thomas ’12

Alex J. Tolston ’09

Guy R. Vitacco Jr. ’88

Past Presidents

Pamela Foster ’00, 2018–2020

Hon. Marc J. Whiten, 2015–2018

Paul L. Porretta, 2013–2015

Steven B. Shapiro, 2010–2013

John J. Reddy Jr., 2007–2010

Edward H. Held, 2005–2007

Telesforo Del Valle, Jr., 2004–2005

Lawrence H. Silverman, 2002–2004

David W. Shipper, 1999–2002

Martin A. Danoff, 1997–1999

Basil F. O’Connor, 1995–1997

Kathleen Grimm, 1993–1995

Frank Irizarry, 1991–1993

Stanley B. Doyle Jr., 1989–1991

Hon. Ernst H. Rosenberger

Richard M. Flynn

Hon. Francis T. Murphy

Martin L. Baron