Government Relations Committee


Alex El Helou (Term 2021-2024)
Assistant Director of Admissions for Communications/EOP & International Coordinator
SUNY Maritime College


Nicole Ramos (Term 2020-2023) 
College Advisor
NYU College Advising Corps


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Committee Members

Joanna "JB" Broda, School of the Holy Child

Maria Franqui, Urban Assembly

Nicola Fennel, StreetSquash

Chelsie Headley, College Bound Initiative

Danielle Insel, Urban Assembly

Nadira Ramdhani, School Counselor

Estrella Redondo, Marymount Manhattan College

Danielle Robinson, SUNY Maritime

Costas Solomou, SUNY Geneseo

Francis Tejada, Bottom Line

Justin Toran-Burrel, BridgeUp at Cardinal Hayes High School

LaKisha Williams, Goddard Riverside #DegreesNYC

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The charge of the Government Relations Committee is to support NYSACAC in promoting access and equity in post-secondary education through participation in legislative activities. Members must be knowledgeable regarding such issues and must educate the organization as well as communicate the importance of being proactive in this arena. A summary of co-chair responsibilities is listed in the NYSACAC Policies and Procedures Manual.