Borough President Helen Marshall (seated-r) and Karen Koslowitz (seated-l) honored
District Managers of community boards in Queens as part
of the Women's History Month celebration at Borough Hall
on Tuesday, March 3, 2009.
Susan Seinfeld,CB 11; Lucille Hartmann, CB 1; Debbie
Markell-Kleinert, CB 2; Marilyn Bitterman, CB 7; Karyn
Petersen, CB 10; Marie Adam-Ovide, CB 8; and Giovanna
Reid, CB 3. Not present were honorees, Mary Ann Carey,
CB 9 and Yvonne Reddick, CB 12.
Photo by Dominick Totino
Office of the Queens Borough President
Know Your Community Board
The Borough President's Community Board Office has staff members who are liaisons with the Community Boards. The Staff is made up of the Director of Community Boards, coordinators and assistants. Each Coordinator is the liaison for two Community Boards.
The Appointment Process
Membership - Community
Boards are local representative bodies. There are 59 throughout the city. Boards
meet once each month. At these public meetings, members address items of concern
to the community.
do most of the planning and work on the issues that are acted on at Board meetings.
Community Boards have an important
advisory role in dealing with land use and zoning matters, the City budget,
municipal service delivery and many other matters relating to their communities'
District Manager and District Office
District Managers play
many different roles. They are complaint takers, municipal managers, information
sources, community organizers, mediators, advocates and much more.
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