President: Susan Steinberg
Susan spent her career as marketing director for major architectural and engineering firms in New York City. Elected to the board of the TA in 1996, she served in several officer’s roles before being elected president in 2015. Susan is a member of Community Board 6, serving on the Housing and Homeless, Business Affairs and Licensing and Land Use and Waterfront Committees. Other community activities include the East Side Coastal Resiliency Construction Advisory Committee and the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center Community Advisory Committee. In 2013, Susan received a Woman of Distinction award, from New York State Senator Brad Hoylman, and in 2019 and 2022, from New York State Assembly Member Harvey Epstein.
Board Chair: Kirstin Aadahl
Current board member since 2013 and Chair of the Board, Kirstin serves on the Maintenance/Quality of Life Committee and the Technology Committee, and manages responses to tenants who contact the TA online. Kirstin has lived in the community with her husband and daughter since 2008. She has been a Special Education teacher and has worked in the field of education for over 25 years. Kirstin held a two-year term as PTA Co-President at PS40 and has been active in the PTA at both MS104 and NEST+m.
Vice President, External Affairs: Anne Greenberg
Anne is a lifelong resident of ST and PCV. With a varied career in book publishing, she serves on the TA’s Communications Committee, writing membership letters, flyers, eblasts, and web posts, among other communications. As a former member of the Maintenance/Quality of Life Committee, she met with management monthly. Anne also represents the TA to Housing Justice for All, a coalition of tenant associations and other advocacy groups that fight for tenant-friendly legislation and regulations. She testifies annually before the city’s Rent Guidelines Board and before other governmental committees. After volunteering for several years, Anne joined the Board in 2014.
Vice President, Internal Affairs
Secretary: Arica Aylesworth
Arica, a tax lawyer who took leave to raise her three school-aged children, has lived in ST since 2010; her husband is an original tenant. Since 2015 she has been the admin of the Stuyvesant Moms Facebook page with the goal of strengthening community bonds. She has organized community events such as donating Irish dance performances by her children and their Irish dance school for Stuy Town seniors at the Community Center, and organized toy drives through the Stuyvesant Moms group and the NYPD during the holiday season. She has met with management and Council Member Keith Powers regarding quality of life issues on the property.
Treasurer: Adam Liggio
A lottery tenant, Adam was active in the tenants association where he previously lived, in Williamsburg, where he fought for better security and maintenance. He founded a food company specializing in gluten-free products and has had a career in media: as general manager of a not-for-profit film company producing social justice films for the education market, as a production manager for MTV Networks, and similar roles at other production companies.
Jon serves on the Legal Committee of the Board and advises on ongoing and potential litigation concerning tenants’ rights, including rent regulation, management’s oversight duties, and insurance matters. As a class action lawyer, Jon prosecutes corporate fraud and frequently provides pro bono representations in housing and immigration matters. Jon serves on the pro bono advisory board for Legal Services NYC and on the Center for Human Rights Advisory Council for the American Bar Association. Jon is also a member of Manhattan Community Board 6. Jon lives in Peter Cooper Village with his wife and son.
Denise is an officer and member of the Henry George School of Social Science board of directors, and an associate real estate broker with the Corcoran Group. For more than two decades, Denise has been a sales and marketing executive and a successful negotiator and dealmaker. Denise previously worked as executive VP for National Enterprise at the XO Group, the leading web-based life stage media and advertising tech marketing company serving millennial women; as a senior sales executive with global brands such as Reader’s Digest Association and Prevention magazine; and as a senior account management executive at Ogilvy & Mather, a global advertising agency. Denise studied General Business and Communications at Baruch College and NYU. She lives in Stuyvesant Town (since 1988) with her two children.
Julia has broad career experience working at major fashion and consumer goods companies in a variety of roles in the areas of administration, marketing, communication, and project management. During the onset of the pandemic, she volunteered at the Claims Conference organization by assisting Holocaust survivors with filling out paperwork for the Covid assistance program distributed by the German government. After this experience, her desire to give back to the community has been only growing and she is eager to apply her knowledge, passion, and resources to the projects aimed at the betterment of STPCV residents’ livelihood.
Lynn is a life-long East Villager, and 26-year resident of Stuyvesant Town. Professionally, she spent years in advertising and now is a brand strategist/marketing consultant, and part-time Trader Joe's crewmember. Lynn joined the TA Board in 2018, using her skills to benefit the TA and ST/PCV tenants. Since joining the Board, she has brought that expertise to a variety of TA committees and efforts, including Quality of Life, Membership and Outreach, and increasing our presence at the Flea Market. She also works to ensure that the TA's efforts and resources are used to maximum effect and most efficiently.
Sherry raised her two children in Stuyvesant Town and is a retired registered nurse. She was elected to the TA Board as a Director in 2013. She continues as Manager of the Message Center, overseeing the phone volunteers who respond to inquiries from residents. She is the Tenants Association’s liaison to the Building Leader network and contact for all new volunteers who reach out to the TA. She is also a member of the Maintenance and Quality of Life Committee that meets with management monthly and represents STPCV on the Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Community Advisory Board.
Judith Preble Miller
Judith has lived in Stuyvesant Town since 1975. A retired attorney and supervisor for the Legal Aid Society’s Criminal Practice for nearly 40 years, she has a talent for translating legal complexities into understandable terms for non-lawyers. Her background in a nonprofit area of the law brings an often fresh and revealing view of legal matters confronting Board members. Judy took part in Housing Justice for All bus trips to Albany and other rallies to influence legislators to enact the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act.
Jeanette is an IT consultant with more than 20 years of experience across store systems, e-commerce, finance, and fundraising, with a specialization in the retail industry. She works with high-value marquis clients to ensure technology solutions are appropriately scoped, staffed, and delivered with quality. She holds a BA in art history from NYU and an MBA in Information Systems from Fordham. She enjoys her family, New York City history, and traveling internationally. A competitive fencer until her early 20s, she is a volunteer emeritus at the Museum of Modern Art, and is involved with the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), and the NYC ASPCA.
Sandro is the Director of Collaborative Strategy and Audiovisual Engineering for the NYU Langone Health System, responsible for design, operations, and implementation of integrated technology equipment. A past chair of Manhattan Community Board Six, he currently serves as first vice chair, and is past chair of the Land Use and Waterfront Committee. Sandro also served as president of the Samuel J. Tilden Democratic Club, on the board of the Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association, and as an officer of the 13th Precinct Community Council. An active member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, he serves in leadership roles including Division Chief for Public Affairs for the First Southern District.