Membership. Access. Success.

CACNY’s Board of Directors are members who voluntarily serve the organization with their time and expertise to oversee the business of our nonprofit membership corporation. Working closely with CACNY's committees and staying in tuned to our members' needs, the Board is focused on carrying out the aims and mission of the organization and its membership.
Board members are elected to their posts by CACNY's membership. Each service term as an officer of the corporation is two years. Board of Director members may run for a second term, should an additional term be sought. No Board of Directors member may serve more than two consecutive terms.
The Board of Directors meets monthly and manages a variety of activities. These include organizing monthly networking meetings, cultivating new members, collecting dues, managing the CACNY website, overseeing CACNY working committees, and most of all, engaging with the membership.

2019-2020 Board of Directors Contact Information:


Robyn German Phillips

Board Chair

Deputy Director of Postsecondary Access

The Urban Assembly, Inc.




Latiqua Washington
Board Vice Chair    


Consultant for College Access & Success Initiatives 

Michael Gordon

College Retention Specialist
Queens Community House

Briana Avery

Director of College Counseling at Brooklyn Prep High School
CollegeBound Initiative, Student Leadership Network

Emmanuel Moses

Assistant Director of College Guidance & Transition
The Opportunity Network

Rocco Rosselli

Lead College Counselor
WHEELS Outward Bound High School

Zee Santiago

College and Career Planning Manager
Office of Postsecondary Readiness, NYC Department of Education


Devaughn Fowlkes
College Success 

College & Career Success Director

Breakthrough NY


Jason Acosta
Policy and Advocacy

Program Manager
Teacher Recruitment and Quality, NYC Department of Education

Nicola Fennel

Director of College Access


Manuel Jourdain

Alumni Support Manager
Democracy Prep Public Schools


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