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Board & Exec Staff

Oversight of all AAPCI programs and activities are overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors who meet regularly to lead the functions of the organization through a variety of committees. The Board’s composition includes expertise in nonprofit governance, business administration, housing development, shelter management, and fiscal oversight.


Board of Directors:

Walter H. Campbell
Board Chair 

Herb Regnier
Board Treasurer
Executive Director (Interim)

Dr. Onyekwere “Ony” Onwumere
Board Secretary
Research Scientist 
Lehman College, Bronx, NY

Dr. Stephen Redenti
Professor of Biology and Biochemistry
City University of New York 

Stephen C. Atkins
Board Member
Career & Employment Specialist, ASAP
Queensborough Community College

Alexandra Phanord
Board Member 
Business Manager / Philanthropic New Yorker

Adrian Peters
Board Member
Vice President & Branch Manager 
Queens County Savings Bank

Bernadette Parker, Board Chair Emeritus
Pamela M. Junior, Board Chair Emeritus
Sarah Polight-Bates, Board Chair Emeritus


Executive Staff:

Matthew Okebiyi 
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Tashima Taylor
Chief Operating Officer

Rodney A. Marshall
Chief Financial Officer

Aaron S. Goodman, Esq. 
Chief Legal & Compliance Officer


Interested in Board service with AAPCI? Send us an email with “Board Membership” in the subject line. Kindly attach your resume for consideration. 


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