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The Associate Board

The Associate Board (AB) is a group of dedicated young New Yorkers who are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of individuals touched by cancer. The mission of the Associate Board is to promote awareness of Gilda’s Club NYC in the community it serves through philanthropic initiatives and volunteer service.

Interested in Becoming an AB Member?

Contact Michelle Ramlochan for information about becoming an Associate Board member or submit an application form.

Associate Board Members

Executive Committee


Neil Heckman, Co-Chair

Sarah Shields, Co-Chair
New York University

Emily Sanchez, Vice Chair
Freelance Fashion Stylist

Ailie Steir, Communications Chair

Katherine Griffith, Development & Events Committee Co-Chair
Sony Music Entertainment

Maria Orband, Development & Events Committee Co-Chair
Comprehensive Development

Lisa Friscia, Volunteer & Outreach Committee Co-Chair
Democracy Prep Public Schools

Tamara Snow, Volunteer & Outreach Committee Co-Chair
Flatiron Health

Victoria Albert
Morgan Stanley

Andrew Altschuler
GRP Funding

Marissa Arnold
Grayscale Investments

Caitlyn Braddock
JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Seann Cantatore
Musician & Private Music Teacher

Nicole Braun Carrasco
King & Partners

Analisa Cipriano
The Brearley School

Kavitha Eechambadi
Flatiron Health

Julia Ellis

Jessica Kaplan Ellison
Writer, Producer, Actor

Renee Emery
Perella Weinberg Partners

Dara Feder
Bank of America

Nicole Gaziano
HPS Investment Partners

Devon Gobbo
Arsenal Capital Partners

Margaret Mary Howley
The Sound: Exploration Strategy Innovation

Elsa Iovanella
Brookfield Asset Management

Jason Kaufman
Bloomberg LP

Chelsey Kirby
J Public Relations

Melanie Muskin
Brooklyn Schoolhouse

Nick Panza
StemStation International, Inc.

Nicole Pascaretta
Switch Post

Steven Smolyn

Ava Steir
Bobbi Brown Cosmetics

Erica Thomas
Expand HR Consulting

Remi Tseng
Brookfield Asset Management

Julie Welinsky

Katherine Wynkoop
Hunter College School of Education

Contact: Email Savannah Paolillo, Development Manager, or call 212-647-9700.