Staff


Josh Borkin Ed.D, Executive Director:
Josh's leadership as Executive Director is built upon more than 15 years of professional experience developing programs and implementing curriculum that gives young people a voice and empowers them to enrich their lives and the world. He combines doctoral academic training in Education from Teachers College at Columbia University with practical experience in organizing international leadership programs in Spain and South Africa, and teaching teens in Chicago and New York.

Louise Diamond, Director of Development and Communications

Davante Jennings & Tatiyanah Rivera, AFIRE Coordinators 2016-2017

Ursula Morillo, Operations Associate

 GOTHAM ACADEMY SCHOOL Program 2016-2017:

Gretchen Brinson – Program Manager

Tamia Harrison – Program Associate

 Steve’s Camp at Horizon Farms - SUMMER STAFF:

2016 CAMP PROGRAM STAFF:

Rocio Martinez          Program Director - Girls

Davante Jennings      Program Director - Boys

Kaylee Dueber             Assistant Program Director - Girls

Ana-Lea Mathis          Assistant Program Director - Boys

Melody Dunbar           Farm Counselor

Tatiyanah Rivera         Woods Counselor

2016 COUNSELORS

Joe Canton                 

Tamia Harrison           

Victoria Brown            

Xavier Cruz-Cortez     

Laurence Souffrant     

Brandon Reivers          

Cristian Tapia             

Yafeu Rafeord            

Luvelle McCullough  

Zunisabel Castillo      

Ninti Baldeo               

CAMP OPERATIONS:

Jose Rivas                   Head Chef

Nicholas Martinez     Assistant Chef

Craig Bivins                Property Manager

Rachel Yox                  Medical Director       

Counselors-In-Training (CIT) Program 2016:

Jamal Abdulla

Ciara Arroyo

Aaron Bonets-Cave

Angela Caraballo

Enyel Di Renzo

Jacob Fernandez

Andy Flores

Crystal George

Mitch Hunter

Cherise Jones

Vanessa Ann Lee

Megan Martinez

Keyshla Morales

Nyree Raymond

Avante Smith

Kiara Soriano

Naomi Vasquez

Kiara Vasquez

Tamia Young



Thank you to Judi Manning,

Hutton & Solomon LLP,

for supporting our

school year programs,

and

VERY SPECIAL THANKS

TO OUR CAMP MENTORS:

DR. JULIUS BERGER

DR. SUSAN BLUM

SHARON CHARLES

CHERYL KESSNER

BETH ROCKOFF

LEONARD SPIVAK