Board of Directors

The MBBA is run by a board consisting of 8 officers and 21 board of directors representing a cross section of attorneys from various parts of the legal profession. The Board meets on a monthly basis to manage the organization.

The Board supports the work of MBBA and provides mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by MBBA’s president, the Board-President relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. Service on the MBBA Board of Directors is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about MBBA’s mission and who has a track record of board leadership.
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Nicole Lester Arrindell

Associate General Counsel
New York City Department of Consumer Affairs

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Jomaire Crawford

Senior Associate
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

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Barbara Graves-Poller

Senior Counsel
New York City Law Department

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Wayne McKenzie

NYC Department of Probation

Class of 2019
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Dawn Reid-Green

Assistant General Counsel at The New York City Transit Authority.

Class of 2018
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Jenesha Tai

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Class of 2019
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MBBA BY-LAWS ARTICLE V: "The Board of Directors shall be charged with the general management of the affairs of the Association, in addition to such powers as are specifically conferred upon it by the Constitution, By-Laws or by operation of law, and may make such resolutions as it deems advisable, not inconsistent with the Constitution, these By-Laws or statutes. Without limiting the foregoing, the Board of Directors shall establish the policy of the Association, appoint a General Counsel of the Association, consider and adopt an annual budget in October of each year, and shall have all rights and responsibilities of members, including, but not limited to, the right to vote at membership meetings."