Staff, Board & Funders

Staff:

Gail Nathan - bio
Executive Director
718-589-5819, x11
gjnathan@bronxriverart.org

Erick Charles
Maintenance & Ceramic Teacher Asst.

Board of Directors:

Raymond Ragues
Chairperson

Lawyer, Ragues Law, Limited

Gail Nathan
President/Executive Director

Artist & Arts Administrator, Executive Director, BRAC

Beata Bennett
Secretary

Dramaturge, Retired Bronx Public School Educator

David Beer
Treasurer

Director of Real Estate Development, Common Ground

Daniel Del Valle
Member

Artist

Andrea Santos-Morales
Member, Emeritus

Wealth Management, Banker, Bank of New York, Melon

William Aguado
Interim Chairperson, 2014, Emeritus

Arts Activist, former Executive Director of the Bronx Council on the Arts

Funders:

Programs are made possible with public funds from:

  • The New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency
  • The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development
  • The New York Department of Cultural Affairs (and its Materials for the Arts program)
  • The National Endowment for the Arts
  • Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.
  • New York City Council Members Ritchie Torres, Annabel Palma, Andy King, and
    Rafael Salamanca Jr.
  • The José E. Serrano/WCS Lower Bronx River Partnership Program, funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • The New York Community Trust
  • The New York City Department of Transportation

Corporate and Foundation support is provided by:

  • Con Edison
  • Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation
  • The 42nd Street Development Corporation
  • The New Yankee Stadium Community Development Fund
  • The Simón Bolívar Foundation
  • The Andy Warhol Foundation
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • New York Community Trust
  • The Rising Fund of Community Resource Exchange

BRAC's greenroof is supported by:

  • The Bronx River Watershed Initiative, a program of the New York State Office of the
    Attorney General, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
  • The Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation's Bronx Initiative for Energy and the Environment program