Our Team

Board of Directors

Our Board is comprised of individuals with a deep love, involvement, and understanding of the Forest Ave BID community. We have a variety of stakeholders; from business owners, property owners, employees, City officials, and local leaders.

Nina Flores

Executive Director

Megan Coppola

Chair, Owner of Beans and Leaves Cafe

Kim Beckett

Vice Chair, Owner of Burrito Bar

Gary LiGreci

Treasurer, Owner of LiGreci's Staaten

Laura Volsario

Secretary, Owner of Gateway Arms Realty

Donald Bentson

Board Member, Owner of Bentson & Company

Jean Daggan

Board Member, Property Owner

Rachel Fundaro

Board Member, Paralegal at Thompson Law, PLLC

Andrea S. Morse, Esq.

Board Member, Owner of Law Office of Andrea Morse

Eddie Donovan

Board Member, Owner of Duffy's

Christina Saez

Board Member, Manager of Panini Grill

Vincent D'Antuono

Board Member Emeritus, Owner or Pastosa Ravioli & Cheese Inc.

Vito Fossella

Board Member, Borough President of Staten Island

Kamilliah Hanks

Board Member, Councilwoman

Brad Lander

Board Member, Comptroller

Eric Adams

Board Member, NYC Mayor