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Anthony R. Pasqua
President

Anthony R. Pasqua holds a Bachelors Degree in accounting from Iona College and Masters Degree in public administration from Marist College.  He is also a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College. He retired as a Brigadier General from the New York Army National Guard after 32 years of service.

He also has over 30 years of experience in the business community. Currently, he is an independent Financial Planner with Integrated Financial Partners, Inc., offering advisory services through Lincoln Financial Advisors, a broker/dealer (member SIPC) and registered investment advisor. *IFP is not an affiliate of Lincoln Financial Advisors.  His area of concentration is in Retirement Planning, Estate Planning, Family Legacy Planning, and Charitable Gifting.

Anthony has been a board member since 1998.  Anthony currently resides in Clinton, Massachusetts.  He has two children and two grandchildren.

 

Henry E. Green, Esq.
Vice President

Mr. Green has served on the CLRA Board since 2001. He also presently serves as Vice-President and General Counsel of CLRA. Mr. Green's legal expertise spans more than 37 years of business and financial consulting with an emphasis in sophisticated corporate (profit and nonprofit), commercial and real estate transactions, business agreements, estate and trust planning and litigation.

Mr. Green is a 1969 graduate of Boston University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a 1973 graduate from Brooklyn Law School where he received his J.D. degree. Mr. Green maintains his law practice in Garden City, New York.

 

 

William Regina
Secretary/Treasurer

For more than 35 years, William Regina has been in the forefront of the Toy and Novelty Industry selling to national and international mass markets. Now semi-retired, Mr. Regina remains a consultant to the International Toy Industry.

Since 2004, Mr. Regina has been a member of the Board of Trustees of Children’s leukemia Research Association and has dedicated himself to finding the cause and cure for the insidious disease…leukemia.

 

 

John T. Digilio Jr.
Trustee

Mr. Digilio has over forty years experience in the delivery of heath care. He has served in management positions in voluntary, proprietary, and governmental facilities. He has been a hospital administration consultant with the New York State Department of Health; and held a faculty appointment with the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. He holds baccalaureate and master degrees and a graduate of the U.S. Army War College, the Command and General Staff College, and the National Defense University. He served in the military and was retired as a brigadier general. His decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, and Viet Nam Cross of Gallantry with palm.

His professional recognitions include listing in Who’s Who in America, the Order of Military Medical Merit, Colonel Gouverneur Morris Citizen Soldier Award, NY; and the Joel T. Boone Award, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS). 

His additional board memberships included past chairman, Board of Directors, Long Island Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation; Vice Chairman of the Board, Aviation Technologies LTD; and the national Executive Advisory Council, AMSUS.  He is a member of many veterans and fraternal organizations.

 

Hubert B. Gibbons, Jr.
Trustee     

Mr. Gibbons holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from David Lipscomb College and Masters in Education from New York University.  In addition, he has completed all the coursework toward a Master of Arts in Church History at New Brunswick Seminary. 

He is retired as a Captain from the New York Naval Militia in 2005 after 39 years of federal and state service.

He is presently a member of the Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem: Priory of St. Patrick.

 

Raul Lopez
Trustee

Mr. Lopez holds a Bachelors Degree in accounting from Mercy College and Masters Degree in public administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

He retired as a Senior Non Commissioned Officer from the New York Army National Guard after 28 years service including Active Duty Service with the Army and Air Force.

Raul also has over 30 years of experience in the business/government community to include North American Philips, Dun & Bradstreet Credit Services and Chief of Staff for Bronx, NYC Councilwomen.

He is currently employed as a Contractor with Military Personnel Services Corporation, as a Survivor Services Coordinator.

Raul and his wife Judith currently reside in Patterson, New York. They have two children and one grandchild.

 

Carol A. Hassett, Ph.D. 
Trustee

Dr. Hassett holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Education as well as a Masters and Doctorate Degree in Psychology.  Her Doctorate Degree was awarded from Hofstra University.  Dr. Hassett has a private practice in Psychology in Hempstead, NY with a specialty in substance abuse and specialty training in PTSD.

Dr. Hassett is a licensed NYC Elementary School Teacher and New York State EMT.  She has been an active volunteer for the Malverne Ambulance Corps for over forty-two years and served as Chairman of the Board for over nine years.  Dr. Hassett is a former Adjunct Professor having taught statistics and computers for over eleven years at Hofstra University.  She is very active in her community and served as President and Member on the Malverne Public Library Board for over twenty-eight years.  She also served as President of the Plaza 230 A Professional Condominium Board for over eleven years.  Dr. Hassett was a prior President and current Treasurer of the Nassau County Psychological Association.  She also served as President for the 2012-2013 term for the American Legion Auxiliary and is currently the Secretary/Finance Officer and Legislative Chair.

Dr. Hassett curently resides with her husband, John, in Malverne, NY.

 

Jennifer Schulze
Trustee

Jennifer Schulze graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from St. Joseph's College in 2002. 

Jennifer has worked in the Accounting Division at Global Facility Management & Construction, Inc. since 2005. 

Jennifer currently resides in Manor Park, NY with her husband, Kenneth, and three children.

 

 

Gerard T. Smith, M.A.
Executive Director

Mr. Smith has over twelve years of experience as Executive Director for a Charitable Non-Profit Organization. 

He also has nineteen years of experience in Health Care. He holds a B.A. Degree in Psychology from St. Johns University and a Master Degree in Psychology from New York University. Mr. Smith has held the position of Psychologist for various Clinical Associations, which helped Handicapped, Special Needs and Autistic individuals.

He is also involved with various Companies that provide Genetic Testing to determine the Patients risk of acquiring specific medical conditions.

Mr. Smith is a former Adjunct Professor at Metropolitan College of New York. He taught a variety of courses to College and Graduate Students interested in pursuing a Career in Human Services and Education.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Postal Address

CLRA
585 Stewart Avenue
Suite 18
Garden City, NY 11530

Tel:  516-222-1944
Fax: 516-222-0457

 

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CLRA
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Suite #2969
New York, NY 10001

Tel: 212-491-1200

 

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