Lifting Up Westchester’s operations are headed by a full-time Executive Director, Anahaita Kotval, and supported by a dedicated team of Program Directors as well as professional and administrative staff. Lifting Up Westchester is governed by a Board of Directors.

Board of Directors  & Affiliations    

Helen Hamlyn, President
Language Testing International

Carol Schiro Greenwald, Vice-President

Marketing Partners

Donna Drumm Esq., Treasurer

E. Barbara Wiggins, Secretary

US Army (Retired)

Anahaita Kotval, Executive Director 
Lifting Up Westchester

Diane Aparisio, MSW
Deputy Commissioner
Westchester County Government (Retired)

Michael DiNizo
Senior Relationship Manager Capital One Bank

Joseph Gallo

Gallo CPA’s, P.C.

Linda Gallo
Gallo  CPA’s, P.C.

George Kontogiannis
Marino Partners LLP

Hannah Nelson
Hospital Executive (Retired)

Gina Romanello
Innerspace Electronics Inc.

Walter Simon
Chemist (Retired)