Doris Friedman, Chair
Ms. Friedman is the retired senior Justice of the Town of Greenburgh, who has practice law for 57 years. She served Greenburgh for 13 years and prior was one of the justices of the Village of Tarrytown for 16 years. She obtained a BA degree from Tufts University and JD from Boston University School of Law. She is a mediator and founder of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation, a founder and former Board Member of the Westchester Community Action Program and the Tarrytown Community Opportuniity Program. She has served on the boards of My Sister's Place, Westchester Childre's Association, Westchester Red Cross, among others. She received numerous awards including Women of Excellence fro the Yonkers Chamber of Commerce, two NAACP Humanitarian Awards, the Red Cross Humanitarian Award, the Drum Major Award from the Dr. Martin Luther King Legacy Committee, UJA Federation (jointly with her late husban Samuel J. Friedman). Currently, she is an Adjunct Professor at Mercy College, privately practicing law and mediation and is a mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Carol Sarcinella, Secretary
Dr. Sarcinella retired from the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns where she held various professional positions. Subsequently, she has been active in The Scarsdale Woman’s Club, served as president and is a member of the Board of Directors. She received a Doctorate in Education and a Masters of Arts in economics from Fordham University.
Thomas J. Hopkins
Dr. Hopkins, Greenburgh resident since 2001 is a Ph.D graduate of Columbia University and a retired International Strategic Development Planning Advisor, who worked in 29 countries throughout the world. Dr. Hopkins has a 40 year professional history as University Professor, Academic Researcher, United Nations Senior Staff, International Planning Consultant, lastly and probably more important the voluntarily Senior Advisor to his wife, Judy Cheng-Hopkins, United Nations Assistant Secretary General for Peacebuilding Support.
Hastings on Hudson
Mr. Eisen retired after a 35 year career as a management consultant and practitioner in procurement and supply chain operations and management. His post business career activities include the National Disaster Medical System (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services) and Service Corps of Retired Executives (U.S. Small Business Administration). His 1994 Ethical Practices and Conflicts of Interest Benchmark Study was one of the earliest empirical studies of business ethical practices undertaken in the United States. He graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology, majoring in Industrial Management, with a BS in economics.
Blase J. Spinozzi
Mr. Blase J. Spinozzi, a Town of Greenburgh Resident since 1972, has a long professional career as a Court Reporter. He served with the Supreme Court State of New York, Sr. Court Reporter 1973 – 2002 (Served as 1st Vice President of ASSCR (Union) while in Supreme Court). He also served with the Civil Court of the City of New York, Court Reporter I, 1969 – 2002 and lastly worked with the Department of Labor, Hearing Reporter from 1963 – 1969. He continues to do Freelance Court Reporter. Mr. Spinozzi is a US Army & US Army Reserve veteran where served as with the Judge Advocate General Corps. Mr. Spinozzi received an Associate Degree from the Interboro Institute of New York. He has been the President Hilltop Farms Civic Association, Inc. since 1999.
Joseph S. Malara, Esq.
Mr. Malara, the BOE "Volunteer Counsel" since 2010, is an Attorney admitted to practice in the State and Federal Courts of New York. He is a graduate of Fordham College and Fordham Law School. He was a resident of the Town of Greenburgh until 1997. He maintained an office in Hartsdale until 2006 when he moved to South Salem.