Helpline 1-800-Children (244-5373)

Staff & Board of Directors



Office: 4 Global View, Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-880-3592 / 1-800-CHILDREN (244-5373); Fax: 518-880-3566


Board of Directors

Prevent Child Abuse New York is governed by a volunteer board of directors from across New York.




  • Sandra Bunkley, Buffalo, (retired) Erie County DSS
  • Feride CastilloLong Island, Co-Founder and Vice Chair, Empowerment Collaboration of Long Island
  • Joy Farina Foskett, Manhatten, Head of Education, NY Preschool
  • Pamela R. Kelly, Waterford, (retired) NYS Office of Children and Family Services, Bureau of Training & Development
  • Paige Pierce, Albany, Executive Director, Families Together NYS
  • Dr. Mel Schneiderman, Great Neck, Co-Founder and Director, The Vincent J. Fontana Center for Child Protection
  • Gerald WallaceAlbany, NYS Kinship Navigator
  • David Younis, Rochester, Director of Financial Services, Partner, Certified Financial Planner, Allied Financial Partners