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Installation Ceremony of Cheryl Green-Foster, 15th President, and Officers and Board of Directors Saturday, January 28, 2017

The Program Invocation Rev Theodore Miller Welcome Remarks Recognitions and Introduction of the Master of Ceremonies Ms Virginia M Montague Past President Mistress of Ceremony Ms Ann Tripp News Director WBLS Radio and WLIB Radio Special Remarks Ms Helen Diane Foster Commissioner New York State Division of Human Rights Musical Rendition Ms Natasha Cooper Remarks Recognition of Outgoing Board Ms Avalyn P Simon Installation Ceremony Officiating Hon Tanya Kennedy Supreme Court Justice Introduction of Board of Directors Charge to Officers and Board Members Installation Oath Judge Tanya Kennedy Passing of the Torch Declaration of Installation Judge Tanya Kennedy Musical Rendition Ms Natasha Cooper Charge to Members Ms Dorothea Thompson Manning First Vice President Poem Still I Rise by Maya Angelou Ms Estefany Dominguez Kiarah Edwards Women s Academy of Excellence President s Remarks Ms Cheryl Green Foster 15th President New York Coalition of One Hundred Black Women Cheryl Green Foster was raised in the Bronx and attended New York City public schools She attended elementary and junior high in Community School District 9 and the prestigious High School of Music and Art While Ms Green Foster was growing up her mother was active in the the Parent Teacher Association and NYCHA Tenant s Association and she instilled in Cheryl the desire to be a leader and give back to her community Ms Green Foster always wanted to be a teacher She entered New York University as an Elementary and Early Childhood Education major and hoped to combine her desire to teach with her passion for the arts by becoming a visual arts teacher Upon graduation there were not many jobs for art teachers and she pursued a master s program in Special Education That began a thirty year career in special education She later received advanced certification in Educational Administration and Supervision from CCNY She is currently an Assistant Principal working with students with special needs Ms Green Foster has been an active member of NYCOBW for twenty years She held various leadership positions Chair of the Education Committee Board Member First and Second Vice President Her commitment to the Role Model Program is so great that each year she devotes her entire spring break to facilitate the program She is honored and humbled to serve as president of the Coalition and she is committed to continuing its mission of advocating for black women and families She firmly believes in its motto Leadership by Example and tries to demonstrate that each and every day Cheryl resides in Yonkers New York with her always supportive husband Wilfred Foster and their loyal dog Jeter
The Program Invocation                                     .   ..         .. Rev. Theodore Miller Welcome Remarks, Recogni...
The Program Invocation Rev Theodore Miller Welcome Remarks Recognitions and Introduction of the Master of Ceremonies Ms Virginia M Montague Past President Mistress of Ceremony Ms Ann Tripp News Director WBLS Radio and WLIB Radio Special Remarks Ms Helen Diane Foster Commissioner New York State Division of Human Rights Musical Rendition Ms Natasha Cooper Remarks Recognition of Outgoing Board Ms Avalyn P Simon Installation Ceremony Officiating Hon Tanya Kennedy Supreme Court Justice Introduction of Board of Directors Charge to Officers and Board Members Installation Oath Judge Tanya Kennedy Passing of the Torch Declaration of Installation Judge Tanya Kennedy Musical Rendition Ms Natasha Cooper Charge to Members Ms Dorothea Thompson Manning First Vice President Poem Still I Rise by Maya Angelou Ms Estefany Dominguez Kiarah Edwards Women s Academy of Excellence President s Remarks Ms Cheryl Green Foster 15th President New York Coalition of One Hundred Black Women Cheryl Green Foster was raised in the Bronx and attended New York City public schools She attended elementary and junior high in Community School District 9 and the prestigious High School of Music and Art While Ms Green Foster was growing up her mother was active in the the Parent Teacher Association and NYCHA Tenant s Association and she instilled in Cheryl the desire to be a leader and give back to her community Ms Green Foster always wanted to be a teacher She entered New York University as an Elementary and Early Childhood Education major and hoped to combine her desire to teach with her passion for the arts by becoming a visual arts teacher Upon graduation there were not many jobs for art teachers and she pursued a master s program in Special Education That began a thirty year career in special education She later received advanced certification in Educational Administration and Supervision from CCNY She is currently an Assistant Principal working with students with special needs Ms Green Foster has been an active member of NYCOBW for twenty years She held various leadership positions Chair of the Education Committee Board Member First and Second Vice President Her commitment to the Role Model Program is so great that each year she devotes her entire spring break to facilitate the program She is honored and humbled to serve as president of the Coalition and she is committed to continuing its mission of advocating for black women and families She firmly believes in its motto Leadership by Example and tries to demonstrate that each and every day Cheryl resides in Yonkers New York with her always supportive husband Wilfred Foster and their loyal dog Jeter
The Program Invocation                                     .   ..         .. Rev. Theodore Miller Welcome Remarks, Recogni...