Katherine V. Charles is a licensed New York attorney. First generation Haitian-American, Ms. Charles attended The City College of New York followed by New England Law Boston. From her pre-teenage years in Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated, Katherine's been an avid volunteer and leader in her hometown of Rockland County, New York. Switching majors from Biology to Social Sciences, Ms. Charles, a passionate young adult at the time, eager to impact the lives of all those she came across, joined Habitat for Humanity, formed a citywide women's nonprofit organization with her friends, Women of Excellence, Strength and Tenacity, Incorporated, served as a mentor to over forty girls in Harlem, New York, and started a nongovernmental organization, Hope for Haiti. As a law student, she continued to execute her mission of serving the community, holding the position of President of her law school's Black Law Student Association. She's been honored for her dedication to public service with the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association's Judge Reginald Lindsay Award and New England Law Boston's Dean Timothy J. Cronin Jr. Memorial Award. Currently, Katherine Charles is an Assistant District Attorney in Rockland County, New York. She also serves as a mentor and instructor to at-risk youth through the county's Youth Police Initiative and a grant writer for Rockland County’s Habitat for Humanity Chapter. She looks forward to working with MBBA and serving as a Community Service Committee Co-Chair."