President: Edward McGowan
Affiliations: Secretary, Queens West Division, Kiwanis International; Retired Attorney, formerly practiced primarily in taxation, elder, real estate and general law.
Honorary President: Hon. Ivan C. Lafayette
Affiliations: Deputy Superintendent for Community Affairs, NY State Insurance Dept.; 1976 - 2008, NY State Assemblyman and Deputy Speaker; Founder and past President of the Jackson Heights-Elmhurst Kehillah; US Army veteran. Memberships: Jewish War Veterans; American Legion; Jackson Heights Chapter of B’nai B’rith (former President); Kiwanis Club of Jackson Heights. Honorary memberships; Father Bellini Society; Queens Council on the Arts; the Latin American Cultural Center. Former member of the LaGuardia Community College Secretarial Science Department Faculty Advisory Board.
Treasurer: Bill Meehan
Affiliations: Principal at Meehan Transitional Services. Memberships Citizens' Union (Local Candidates and Municipal Affairs Committees); Board, New Visions Democratic Club; President, AARP Chapter 991; Member, Queens Community Board 3; Founding Member, Jackson Heights Dog run.
Recording Secretary: Mary Vavruska
Affiliations: President, Brulene Cooperative Apartments, Inc.; Member, Regional Alliance for Small Contractors; Associate Treasurer and co-Chair Information Technology Committee, Queens Chamber of Commerce; Board member, New York chapter, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners; Member, Advisory Board Northridge, Southridge, Brulene NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community); Board member, Senior Companion Program, Henry Street Settlement. Former member, Community Board 3. 2004 Small Business Person of the Year honoree of the Queens Chamber of Commerce. Vice president Internal audit, Equitable/AXA, in charge of internal control reviews. Former president, TCE Systems Inc. Certified Fraud Examiner.
Corresponding Secretary: Beatrice Newman
Affiliations: Former Co-President, Jackson Heights-Elmhurst Kehillah. Board Memberships: Queens Jewish Community Council, Queens Jewish Historical Society; Advisory Board member Northridge, Southridge, Brulene NORC, (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community); Recording Secretary, Brulene Co-operative Apartments Inc. Retired after 39 years as Budget Analyst of UJA-Federation.
Steve Knobel, President, Jackson Heights Jewish Center
Sol Resch, Jewish War Veterans
Rick Lewis, Associate Executive Director, Central Queens YM/YWHA