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New York Associate Board

We are a group of passionate individuals committed to creating positive change within the movement for education equity in New York City.
TFA New York Board member Linnea Conrad Roberts with Associate Board members at our annual benefit dinner.

About Us

Since 2007, the Associate Board has rallied support among New York City’s champions and raised nearly one million dollars to support Teach For America New York corps members, alumni, and students. 

What We Do

Our sights are set on building sustainable support for Teach For America New York through

  • Events that spread awareness about the need for better education for all kids in NYC, regardless of zip code.
  • Fundraising that directly supports better education for kids in NYC who need it the most!
  • Volunteer experiences that offer an opportunity to make a difference in a child’s life.
  • New members and new friends! Learn more about joining below.

Become an Associate Board Member

Associate Board members formally agree to take their passion for education equity to the next level through the following activities:

  • Investing your time and ideas through biannual meetings, volunteer opportunities, committees, and annual events.
  • Committing to fundraising (or giving) at a Member ($1,500) or Leader ($2,500) level or higher for NYC’s educators and kids. 
  • Connecting TFA NY with people and organizations in your networks to help bring us closer to reaching our goals.
  • Educating yourself and advocating to your peers about how we can improve the education outcomes for low-income communities in NYC.
  • Volunteering your time to opportunities that impact kids in our city.

How to Apply

The next window to apply for TFA NY Associate Board membership is January 1 – February 15, 2024. To apply, please send a statement about your motivation to join and a link to your resume/LinkedIn page to Jessica Scalise at


Associate Board members come together in celebration and camaraderie to commemorate a year of impact at the annual benefit dinner.

Meet Our Associate Board Members

CEO Connection

Jason Beck

JPMorgan Chase & Co

Andrew Brown



Centerbridge Partners, L.P.

Andrew Callister

Vornado Realty Trust

Brian Cantrell

Monarch Alternative Capital LP

Kevin Chen

Membership Co-Chair

TA Associates

Michelle Chen

M.A. Candidate, Stanford History

Zach Cherian

American Industrial Partners

Angus Cusack

Board Co-Chair


JR Fujimoto



Programs Chair


Selah Hampton

Success Academy Charter Schools

Brad Hanson

Dallas-Fort Worth


H.I.G. Capital

Eric Hubey

Centerbridge Partners, L.P.

Alisha Jain


Soham Kamat

Jefferies LLC

Jaspinder Kanwal


Harry Kelley

Bregal Sagemount

Stephanie Li

64 Squares

Yin Lin

New York


Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies

Zakariah Malik

Bay Area



Alex McEnroe

Warburg Pincus

Zack Milles

Alumni Chair

Quorum Private Wealth

Dylan O'Shea



Islet Management

Samir Parikh


Amy Pinkus

Bay Area


Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Kelsey Repka

Mississippi Delta


Board Co-Chair

Propel America

Katherine Roger



Daikin Comfort

Andrew Senter

Bay Area


Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Angela Shin

Bay Area



Mrinal Singh

Development Chair

Baker & Hostetler, LLP

Victoria Stork




Kavya Tewari

M.B.A. Candidate, The Wharton School

William Van Ullen