2018 Grant Cycle Executive Board
The Executive Board is the senior leadership team of Impact100 Westchester, responsible for setting overall policy and direction and for overseeing all activities of the organization.
Michelle Coleman, Co-President
Michelle has worked in various areas of education as a teacher, learning specialist and in the non-profit sector. It is her ninth year on the Board of Directors of Project Morry, a year-round youth development organization that provides academic enrichment and a residential summer camp experience to youth in under-served communities. Michelle is currently Secretary and heads the Program and Assessment Committee. She recently worked with Yonkers Partners in Education to complete a “Selective College Match Database” to help students in Yonkers Public Schools navigate the application and enrollment process for top-tier colleges. Michelle has a BA from Lehigh University, an MA from Teacher’s College, Columbia University and a Post-Master’s in Literacy from Bank Street School of Education. She grew up in Westchester County and returned 18 years ago with her husband,Tom, where they are raising their three children. Michelle enjoys reading, traveling, exercise and contemporary art.
Susan Bloom, Co-President
Susan has lived in Armonk since 1997. In addition to raising three mostly wonderful children, she has been actively involved in a wide variety of volunteer philanthropic activities and organizations, including: Pleasantville Cottage School, Byram Hills PTSA, Armonk Art Show and YPIE (Yonkers Partners in Education). She is currently a Board Member of Congregation B’nai Yisrael of Armonk, chairing its Cultural Connections Committee. Before her child-rearing days, Susan received an MBA from the Wharton School and a BA from Binghamton University. She worked in market research for Quaker Oats, AT&T, and the University of Michigan. She and her husband, Steven, enjoy outdoor activities, especially with their dog, Rowdie.
Vicki Adler, Treasurer
Vicki has worked in various financial and business management roles in the media industry including film, music, educational textbooks and magazines. She is trained in accounting and finance with a deep understanding of financial and accounting business requirements. Vicki served on the Impact100 Westchester Finance Committee from the organization’s inception and co-chaired the committee in 2016. Over the years she has also volunteered with a number of local non-profits. Skilled in strategic planning, budgeting and accounting, Vicki earned an MBA in Finance from NYU and her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University. Vicki and her husband, Roger, have lived in Edgemont for over 23 years where they raised their two sons. Vicki and Roger enjoy spending time with their family and with outdoor activities including skiing, biking, hiking and traveling.
Lisa Goldberg, Secretary
Lisa is an adoption attorney and started her own practice eight years ago. Lisa started her career as a narcotics prosecutor with the Brooklyn D.A., worked for the NY Stock Exchange as trial counsel and clerked for a federal district court judge. She has enjoyed volunteering in her community and co-chaired the parent program at WRT nursery school, the after school clubs at her children’s elementary school and the Scarsdale Young Writer’s Program. She also served on the Citizen’s Nominating Committee for Scarsdale Village. Lisa has a JD from Emory Law School and a BA from George Washington University. She and her husband, Michael, have lived in Scarsdale since 1999 and have two sons in college. Lisa enjoys cooking, most sports, reading and spending time with family and friends!
Cindy Musoff, Membership Liaison
For ten years, Cindy taught first grade in public and private school until she became the mom of three daughters. She is currently the chair of the Kol Ami Early Childhood program. For many years, Cindy served on Congregation Kol Ami’s Board and Executive Board. In addition, Cindy has been involved with Gilda’s Club Westchester, co-chairing an annual tennis tournament. Cindy’s volunteer work also includes many school fundraisers specifically the annual Book Fair. Cindy holds a BA from Tufts University and a MA from Bank Street College of Education. Cindy and husband Scott have lived in Westchester since 2001. She enjoys spending time with her family, playing tennis and spinning.
Samantha Schwam, Nonprofit Outreach
Sam retired from Atlantic Records in 2013 after serving as EVP and CFO for 10 years. She spent a total of 22 years working for Atlantic. She started her career at Ernst & Young after receiving her BSBA from Bucknell University. Sam was a member of the Board at Congregation B'nai Yisrael in Armonk from 2013-2017. She became VP of Programs and a member of the Executive Board in 2014. She also chaired the Caring and Social Action committee and continues in that role today, a role that keeps her involved with many not for profit organizations within Westchester. Sam and her husband, Fred, moved to Armonk in 2000 where they have raised their two sons. Sam likes running (and exercise generally), reading, tennis, skiing, traveling and, most of all, spending time with her family and good friends.
Roberta Shapiro, Technology
Roberta is a real estate professional and a CPA. She manages information technology to support real estate appraisals and generate market reports on sales trends in the nation’s most desirable zip codes. A long-time Edgemont community volunteer, she has served on the Edgemont School Foundation and PTA, and led the Fort Hill Civic Association. Roberta earned a BS in Finance from The Wharton School at Penn and graduate degrees from Columbia and Fordham Universities. She and her husband Mark live in White Plains and have three children. Roberta enjoys playing piano, improving her new home, using technology creatively, and spending time with friends.
Sharon Salomy Douglas, Founder (2013 - 2015)
Anita Borkenstein (2014 - 2016)
Amelie Kraus (2015 - 2017)