Attorney with over 25 years in practice. Serves on a number of local nonprofit boards including Barakah Muslim Charity, an entity providing food, social and other essential services to the greater Rochester community; President of Pittsford Youth Services, an organization devoted to providing mental health services and supports to Pittsford students and their families, and is the Immediate past President of the Islamic Center of Rochester. Serves the Monroe County And New York State Bar Associations.
Daan BravemanBraveman is President Emeritus of Nazareth University. He currently is the Senior Higher Education Counsel at the law firm of Harter, Secrest and Emery and a Distinguished Lecturer at Syracuse University College of Law. He also is chair of the Farash Foundation Board and serves on the Boards of WXXI and the Golisano Children’s Hospital.
LaQuisha T. Bridges
LaQuisha T. Bridges prides herself in being a Mother of 3 biological children and the host parent for 2 international children. She is a graduate of BrockPort State University with a BSc. in Criminal Justice. LaQuisha is currently the Director of Social Services at a Long Term Care Facility in Rochester, NY she is also a dual business owner of Q and C Photography and Catering. Her most rewarding roles within the community is that she is a Gospel Radio Personality on www.rSPIRIT.online and the Praise and Worship Ministry Leader at the Greater Harvest Church in Rochester New York.
Joyce M. Johnson
My name is Joyce Johnson. I am a new Trustee. I am the Vice President of Accounts Receivables at the Urban League of Rochester. I am entering my 24th year at the Urban League. I look forward to serving the staff and The Discovery Charter School.
Sara Varhus, Ph D.
Retired Vice President for Academic Affairs at Nazareth College. She is also past Co-president and a member of the Executive Committee of the Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries. She was previously President of the Oswego County Humane Society and a member of the Board of the Girl Scout Council of Central New York.