The Morningside Heights neighborhood in New York City is home to the world’s leading academic and religious institutions. Morningside Area Alliance, established in 1947, is a nonprofit membership organization that fosters collaborations and partnerships between members, provides a forum for communication, and is a valued source for neighborhood information.

Board of Directors, 2018/2019

Sian Leah Beilock, President, Barnard College
Virginia Ryan, Assistant General Counsel, Barnard College
The Right Reverend Clifton Daniel III, Dean, Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
Rebecca Merrill, Webmaster & Manager, Communications, Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
Isadora Wilkenfeld, Director of Public Programming and External Affairs, Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
Shailagh Murray, Executive Vice President for Public Affairs, Columbia University
Victoria Mason-Ailey, Associate VP, Planning & Community Affairs, Columbia University
Loftin Flowers, Associate VP, Government Relations, Columbia University
Phoebe Arnold, Project Coordinator, Planning & Community Affairs, Columbia University
Sonia Reese, Executive Director, Community Impact
Father Daniel O’Reilly, Head of Corpus Christi Parish, Corpus Christi
Carlton Davis, President, General Grant Houses Tenants’ Association
Vincent Melito, Director, Facilities and Site Operations, International House
Larry Palfini, Vice President, Facilities Management and Site Operations, International House
Calvin Sims, President, International House
Elise Dowell, Vice Chancellor for Communications and External Affairs, Jewish Theological Seminary
Arnold Eisen, Chancellor, Jewish Theological Seminary
Marc Gary, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer, Jewish Theological Seminary
Fred Schnur, Chief Financial Officer, Jewish Theological Seminary
Monica C. Christensen, Dean of Students, Manhattan School of Music
James Gandre, President, Manhattan School of Music
Alexa Smith, Chief of Staff, Manhattan School of Music
Art Gianelli, President, Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital
Marian Scott, Director, Community Health Education, Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital
Virginia Connor, Head of School, St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s
Matthew J. Camp, Director of Government Relations, Teachers College
Nancy Streim, Associate Vice President for School and Community Partnerships and Special Advisor to the Columbia University Provost, Office of School and Community Partnerships, Teachers College
Paula Mayo, President and Executive Director, The Interchurch Center
Rachel Rivera, Tenant Relations Manager, The Interchurch Center
Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, Senior Minister, The Riverside Church
Rev. Michael Livingston, Executive Minister, The Riverside Church
Brian Simpson, Director of Communications & Strategy, The Riverside Church
Brent Dickman, Vice President for Finance and Operations, Union Theological Seminary
Serene Jones, President, Union Theological Seminary
Michael Orzechowski, Director of Housing and Campus Services, Union Theological Seminary
Robin Reese, Vice President of Marketing & Communications, Union Theological Seminary

Staff: Jennifer Beisser, Executive Director
Mailing Address: 90 Morningside Drive, Suite 1A, New York NY 10027
Phone: 212-749-1570