Letter from the President

New Year's Message from the President:

It is natural to look back and reflect on what has been accomplished and utilize them as a springboard for the future.  These milestones were not successful without the active participation and hard work of the Board and its members. 

Raeann Bromark: Representative at large, assisted with the Paralegal Buzz and submitted an article on obtaining medical records for an issue to the NFPA Paralegal Reporter. 

Dominick Crea: Maintained our website, added content on virtually every request within one (1) hour of submission and provided guidance on utilizing different formats for reaching out to the legal community for our November 13th CLE.

Jacqueline Dalmage: Ensured that the Board has a place to meet and participated in preparation of November 13th CLE.

Nikki Doughty: Supervised and acted as liaison for the International Organization of Paralegals for developments in the profession from other countries.

Mariana Fradman:  Organized mentoring workshops, created content, edited and publicized the Paralegal Buzz, brought a number of CLEs to our members, maintained our membership list and was omnipresent for every activity undertaken by the association.

Cathryn Grishaber: As NYCPA Treasurer, ensured accurate and timely updates as to our financial health guaranteeing all regulatory compliance requirements were abided by.

Jasmine Hansen: Coordinated all of our social events, including, but not limited to scheduling, liaison with venue contacts, ensured registration and follow-up was done in a timely fashion.

Jessica Mieles: Serving as Secretary, ESAPA Secondary and NFPA Primary, she ably and effectively represented our interests to state and regional organizations while assuring we had timely and accurate information to inform our association’s decisions and responses to emerging developments in our profession.

Josh Normand: Represented the association in the New York State Bar Association Task Force on Paralegal Certification and Licensure and provided the Board with research on issues of interest.

Theresa Squillacote: Created and coordinated virtually every aspect of our successful November 13 “Word for the Legal Profession” CLI event in conjunction with New York University.

Carmelle Telemaque: As a Coordinator-At-Large, she is a significant member contributing to many of our events and undertaking while being a working mom and returning to school for advancing her paralegal training.

Stephanie Yuzzi: Our Pro Bono chair solicited opportunities for paralegals to participate in community outreach.

This exemplifies the rich contributions your Board brings to governance and continued service to our members and the profession.  That said, we seek new ideas and energy to enrich our offerings to you in the new year.  I encourage you to step up and offer your experience, knowledge and expertise to accomplish these goals. 

In closing, on behalf of the New York City Paralegal Association and its Board of Directors, I extend to you hopes for a healthy, prosperous and fulfilling new year.

William Strachan
President, New York City Paralegal Association, Inc. (NYCPA)


ContactCreditsJoinPrivacy PolicyTerms of Use • © New York City Paralegal Association Inc.
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software