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Virtual Meeting: The Redevelopment of Underutilized Shopping Centers – Mitch Palley, Long Island Builders Institute

To see the video stream of this meeting click here. Mr. Pally was selected as the Chief Executive Officer of the Long Island Builders Institute in December 2010. The Long Island Builders Institute is the largest home building trade association in New York State, representing all parts of the home construction industry. Since 2005, Mr. […]

Virtual Meeting: Reimagining LIPA & Municipalization of Power – Ryan Madden, Long Island Progressive Coalition

RYAN MADDEN, SUSTAINABILITY ORGANIZER As a graduate of Binghamton University, Ryan received a BA in Political Science and Environmental Studies. Prior to his work in sustainability, Ryan focused on electoral politics, campaigning for national and local candidates in his hometown of White Plains and in Binghamton. Throughout his last year in college, Ryan worked for […]

Virtual Meeting: The Challenges Faced By Higher Education During Uncertain Times – Dr. Donald Boomgaarden, Ph.D., President of St. Joseph’s College

Donald R. Boomgaarden, Ph.D., the eighth president of St. Joseph’s College of New York, most recently served as the provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Before arriving at Scranton, he was the dean of the College of Music and Fine Arts and David P. Swanzy […]

Virtual Meeting: The Power of Maglev – James Jordan, Chief Executive of the Interstate Maglev Project

James Jordan was introduced to Superconducting Maglev Technology while serving as legislative aide to Senator John C. Stennis. Before joining the Stennis staff, he served as the Director of the Energy R&D office for the Chief of Naval Operations. He is co-author of The Fight for Maglev, Making America the World Leader in 21st Century […]

Virtual Meeting: LI’s Solid Waste Crisis – Brookhaven Town Supervisor, Ed Romaine

Ed Romaine is Brookhaven Town’s 70th Supervisor, having been elected to that office during a special election in 2012, and re-elected with a 63% plurality in 2013 for a full two-year term. As Supervisor, Romaine has championed environmental and quality of life issues in Brookhaven Town, while strengthening Town finances. During his first year in […]

Virtual Meeting: NY State Senator John Brooks Discusses Local Issues

A lifelong resident of Long Island, John E. Brooks has devoted his life to giving back to his community.  In November 2016, the people of the 8th Senate District elected him to continue his service as their representative in the New York State Senate. For more than 50 years, Senator Brooks has been an active […]

Virtual Meeting: Congressional Report – United States Congresswoman Kathleen Rice

To join us, please register here Congresswoman Kathleen Rice represents New York's Fourth Congressional District, which encompasses the majority of Nassau County, NY, a diverse suburban community located on Long Island. First elected to Congress in 2014, Kathleen has become a leading voice on national security issues as a member of the Homeland Security Committee, […]

Humanity & the Horseshoe Crab – John Tanacredi, Ph.D., Professor of Earth and Environmental Studies, Molloy College

Register for this meeting:  John T. Tanacredi, Ph.D.Dr. Tanacredi has over 43 years of experience in environmental/ecological/conservation biology research and management. As Director of Molly College's CERCOM, he has worked on a variety of water quality and conservation issues along the near shore ocean of the Long Island coast, including the Great South Bay. He […]

Covid’s Effect on Higher Education – Dr. Hank Foley, President, New York Institute of Technology

Register for this meeting Henry C. “Hank” Foley, Ph.D., is the fourth president of New York Institute of Technology. He joined the university in June 2017 after serving as interim chancellor of the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU). A seasoned administrator and an accomplished research scientist and teacher, Foley has decades of high-level experience in strategic […]