Board of Directors and Partners

Executive Board of Directors

Eugene Petracca, Jr., P.E., Board President
Jennifer DeSena, Executive Director
Andrew Lunetta, Vice President
Lisa Varela, Treasurer
Zari B. Ginsburg, MS, RDN, CDN, Secretary
Robert Aiello
Beth Miller
Caryn Sawyer, Psy.D.
Michelle Selby

Project Director

Cathy A. Samuels, MSILR

Coalition Sector Representatives

Manhasset CASA works with community partners from across Manhasset and Nassau County to assist in attaining its goal to reduce substance abuse among our youth:

Council of Greater Manhasset Civic Associations, Inc.
LICADD (Long Island Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence)
Manhasset CASA Youth Committee Club
Manhasset Chamber of Commerce
Manhasset Clergy Association
Manhasset High School Key Club/Kiwanis
The Manhasset Press (Anton News)
Manhasset Public Library
Manhasset Public Schools
Manhasset School Community Association (SCA)
Manhasset Student Senate
Nassau County District Attorney’s Office
Nassau County Department of Chemical Dependence, Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Services
Nassau County Legislature
Nassau County Police Department 3rd Precinct
New York State Assembly
New York State Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services (NYSOASAS)
New York State Senate
North Shore LIJ Health System - CASPIR
Public Access Television Corporation (PATV)
Tobacco Action Coalition of Long Island
Town of North Hempstead