Board of Directors

As set by ANHD’s by-laws, our organization’s Board of Directors is composed of up to 15 Executive Directors and Senior Staff from our member organizations. Our Board members leverage their deep knowledge of the communities we are fighting for, and expertise in community development policy and practice, to provide oversight to ANHD and its operations.

ANHD's Board of Directors


Walter Roberts
Executive Director
Hope Community Inc.

Vice Chair

Leah Archibald
Executive Director


Scott Short
RiseBoro Community Partnership


Michelle de la Uz
Executive Director
Fifth Avenue Committee

Board Members

Annetta Seecharran
Executive Director
Chhaya CDC

Aron Kurlander
Director of Business Services Group
Greater Jamaica Development Corp.

Bernell Grier
Executive Director
IMPAACT Brooklyn

Brandon Kielbasa
Director of Organizing & Policy
Cooper Square Committee

Derrick Lovett
Executive Director
MBD Community Housing Corp.

Michelle Neugebauer
Executive Director
Cypress Hills LDC

Michael Partis
Executive Director
Bronx Cooperative Development Initiative

Nancy Carin
Executive Director
Business Outreach Center Network

Sheila Garcia
Director of Organizing
New Settlement