Blase J. Spinozzi, Chairperson
Trudy Holand, Secretary
Judge Friedman is a retired senior justice of the Town of Greenburgh. Judge Friedman has been engaged in the practice of law since 1957. She served as a town justice for the Town of Greenburgh from 1998 - 2011, and prior to that was one of the justices of the Village of Tarrytown for sixteen years. Judge Friedman obtained her Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Tufts University, and her JD from Boston University School of Law.
Her Honor is a mediator and founder of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation. a founder and former Board Member of the Westchester Community Action Program, and the Tarrytown Community Opportunity Program. She has served on many boards, including, but not limited to, My Sister’s Place. Westchester Children’s Association, the Westchester Red Cross, and others. She has received numerous awards, including Women of Excellence from the Yonkers Chamber of Commerce, two NAACP Humanitarian Awards. the Red Cross Humanitarian Award. the Drum Major Award from the Dr. Martin Luther King Legacy Committee, the UJA Federation, jointly with her late husband, Samuel J. Friedman.
Currently, her Honor is an Adjunct Professor at Mercy College and a private practicing attorney in litigation and mediation.
David Schwartz has been a resident of Dobbs Ferry and now Ardsley on Hudson since 1972. A graduate of Amherst College with an MA degree from Teachers College, Columbia, he spent 40 years as a secondary school teacher/administrator. Since retiring in 2000 he has been active in the Westchester chapter of the Working Families Party of which he is Vice-Chair and at The Children’s Village in Dobbs Ferry where he is a member of the Board of Directors as well as of the board of Greenburgh 11 UFSD, the special act school district on campus. He tutors and volunteers in several capacities at Children’s Village. From 1976-1982 he served on the Dobbs Ferry Board of Education and was on the Board of So. Westchester BOCES from 1983-1985. In December 2019, Mr. Schwartz was given a Special Recognition Award at induction ceremonies of the Westchester Senior Hall of Fame.