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Brent o'leary, President

Brent is a Queens native who has lived in Hunters Point for the past 10 years.  He is active in many of the local community groups such as the Lions and Kiwanis, founded the Hunter's Point Civic Association and was
one of the founders of the Boys & Girls Club of Sunnyside-Woodside.

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Melissa Lirtsman, Vice president

Melissa is a former Chief Marketing Officer and creative strategist who is now a writer & strategist for agencies and brands as she raises her two kids in Hunters Point. She's passionate about social issues and making communities healthier, stronger, and more connected.

 

Lili Arkin, Treasurer

Lili Arkin taught high school English in Summit, New Jersey for 20 years and retired in June of 2017 at which time she, and her husband moved to Hunters Point.  She is now a Staff Developer at the Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility and does training and coaching of NYC teachers in restorative practices, SEL and racial equity. She believes that building meaningful relationships is the key to managing conflict and creating strong neighborhoods.