The Child Care Council of Westchester’s Board of Directors are dedicated Westchester professionals who understand the vital importance of quality early care and education, and volunteer their time and resources to support our mission.



Christie Noelle Krase

PRESIDENT: Christie Noelle Krase
Chappaqua Central School District

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Emily Koelsch

VICE PRESIDENT: Dr. Emily Koelsch
General Pediatrics

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Wayne Gosnell

TREASURER: Wayne Gosnell
Clayman Rosenberg Kirshner & Linder LLP

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Julianna Flanagan Thurau

CO-SECRETARY: Julianna Flanagan Thurau
Client Consulting Manager

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Samantha Vecchiolla

CO-SECRETARY: Samantha Vecchiolla
Real Estate Agent
William Raveis

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Craig Ruoff

Executive Managing Director
Colliers International

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Sapna Arvind

Sapna Arvind

Emily Bishop

Emily Bishop, Director of Principal Gifts
International Rescue Committee

Cynthia Bolding

Cynthia Bolding, Owner
Blessed Beginnings Childcare, Inc

Helaine Brick-Cabot

Helaine S. Brick-Cabot, Principal
Brick-Cabot Law

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Chris Cells

Chris Cells, Assistant Vice President
Catholic Health – Mercy Hospital

Sue D'Emic

Sue D'Emic, Senior Vice President/Accounting Officer and Controller
Booking Holdings

Zoey Guzman

 Zoey Guzman, VP of Operations
LGI Forensic Engineering, P.C.

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Diann Kelly

 Diann Cameron Kelly, PhD
Associate Provost for Student Success, Adelphi University

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Nidhi Kissoon

Nidhi Kissoon, Intellectual Property Counsel
Entegris, Inc.

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 Joe Marchese

Joe Marchese, Attorney
Silverson Pareres & Lombardi LLP

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Mark Mathias

Mark Mathias, Owner
Lightbridge Academy of Scarsdale

Camille Murphy

Camille Failla Murphy, LCSW, ACSW, Founder & Director
Women’s Research and Education Fund


Danielly Ortiz

Danielly Ortiz, Director of Development & Communications

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Modupe Otelaja

Modupe Otelaja, Sales Operations Leader

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Eric Pasinkoff

Eric Pasinkoff, Principal
Law Office of Eric Michael Pasinkoff

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Nicholas Pirrotta

Nicholas R. Pirrotta, Financial Advisor
Clarfeld Financial Advisors

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Whit Rawlinson

Whit Rawlinson, Digital Health Innovation Leader
Merck Oncology


Jeff Samuelson

Jeff Samuelson, Retired Senior Business Executive

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Eric M. Saidel

Eric M. Saidel, JD, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Director of Human Resources Services
Weill Cornell Medicine


Laura Sosinsky

Laura Stout Sosinsky, PhD, Research Scientist
Public Health Management Corporation

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Contact Us

Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc.

313 Central Park Avenue
Scarsdale, New York 10583

Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Child Care Specialists extended hours are available on Tuesdays until 7pm to help you make an informed decision about child care.

Phone: (914) 761-3456
Toll-Free: 1 (844) 387-7525

Fax: (914) 761-1957

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