State Board of Directors

As a not-for-profit corporation, the Society is headed by a Board of Directors. The Society’s Board of Directors is comprised of the following members:

  • Executive Committee (President, First and Second Vice Presidents, Treasurer and Secretary)
  • Chapter Presidents
  • Members-At-Large

2017 NYSSCSW Board Meeting Dates:                                              
                                                        January 21, 2017 (Conference Call) 
                                                        March 18, 2017
                                                        April 22, 2017 - 48th  Annual Education Conference
                                                        June 10, 2017
                                                        September 16, 2017
                                                        October 21, 2017 - General Membership Meeting
                                                        November 18, 2017


 The following are the names and contact information for the members of the Society’s Board of Directors for 2017:

Executive Committee

Shannon Boyle MSW, LCSW

Past President
Marsha L. Wineburgh, MSW, DSW, LCSW, BCD

First Vice-President
Andrew Daly, (Staten Island)

Second Vice-President
Richard B. Joelson, DSW, LCSW

Chris Ann Farhood, MSW, LCSW

Helen H. Krackow, MSW, LCSW

Chapter Presidents

Manhattan (Metro) Chapter
Karen Kaufman, Ph.D., LCSW

Mid-Hudson Chapter
Rosemary Cohen, MSW, LCSW

Nassau Chapter 
Joseph Reiher, LCSW

Queens Chapter
Lynne O'Donnell, LCSW-R

Rockland Chapter
Orsolya Clifford, LCSW

Staten Island Chapter
Janice Gross, MSW, LCSW

Suffolk Chapter
Sandra Jo Lane, MSW, LCSW

Westchester Chapter (Voting Representative)
Jody Porter, MSW, LCSW


Joyce Daly, MSW LCSW-R (Staten Island)

Martin Lowery, LCSW-R (Westchester)

Dore Sheppard, DSW, LCSW  Rockland)

Patricia Traynor, LCSW (Nassau)