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"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way." - John Maxwell
About 2023 Panel
Each year Volunteer New York! Invites our community to join the current class of our Leadership Westchester program as they are introduced to a group of local leaders from different sectors who profoundly impact our community. This year's speakers are all graduates of Leadership Westchester. During this morning session, the panelists will share insights into their mission, their leadership journey, and the connection motivation, inspiration, and community engagement have had on their ability to create impact. Join us for this special event! While tickets are free, advanced registration is required.
For questions and more info, please call 914-227-9310.
When: Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Time: 8:30 - 10:30 AM
Tickets: Free
Where: The Picture House, 84 Kraft Ave, Bronxville
Registration: Open


  • Alisa H. Kesten, Vice Chair, Westchester Women's Agenda (LW 2005) 
  • Ian Ceppos, Executive Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle Inc (LW 2015)
  • Rev. Steve López, President, Yonkers Board of Education (LW 1996) 
  • Joanne Dunn, Executive Director, Youth Shelter Program of Westchester (LW 2019)
Dr. Valerie Mason Cunningham, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Mason & Rice, LLC (LW 2018) 
Jeanette Gisbert, Executive Director, Volunteer New York! (LW 2009) 
Closing Remarks:
David Severance, President, New Door Leadership and Leadership Westchester Facilitator (LW 2003)  
8:30 - 9:00 AM - Coffee and mingling
9:00 - 10:00 AM - Panel presentation
10:00 - 10:30 AM - Q & A from audience, moderated by David Severance, Leadership Westchester Facilitator

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