Associate Board

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The Union Settlement Associate Board is a diverse group of young professionals who share Union Settlement’s commitment to equipping our East Harlem neighbors with the opportunities to better their lives and achieve their dreams.

Catherine McGahan
Co-Chair
Partnerships Manager
Right To Play

Lillian Sevilla
Co-Chair
Fundraising and Evaluation Associate
Brooklyn Workforce Innovations

Ashley Calabrese
National Business Development Director
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

Jessica Chestler
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
CORE

Shauna Ford
Clinical Analyst/Data Manager
NYU Langone Medical Center

Patrick Gallagher
Client Associate
Neuberger Berman

Vanessa Lippman
Marketing Project Manager
CORE

Ashley Mebert
Director of Afterschool Programming
InnovateEDU

Learn more about each of our members here!

Check out our online brochure to read about the structure and goals of our Associate Board.

Interested in joining? Please take a moment to fill out our Associate Board Interest Form.


News & Upcoming Events

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Associate Board’s first event on September 28th! Stay tuned for details on our next event before the end of the year.

Associate Board Member Patrick Gallagher is running 26.2 miles in support of our programs at the 2017 TCS NYC Marathon on November 5th!


For more information, please contact:

Cristina Valbuena-Castor
Manager of Special Events & Volunteer Programs
cvalbuenacastor@unionsettlement.org
(646) 672-5082