WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – The Westchester Children’s Association in White Plains recently named three new members to their Board of Directors.
Tenley Hawkins of White Plains, is a veteran public relations professional known for creating and coordinating successful programs targeting ethnic communities, youth, families, women, and small businesses.
Currently, she is a PR consultant to Bright Smiles, Bright Futures, Colgate-Palmolive Company’s global oral health education program, and The Black Women’s Agenda. She serves as an adult mentor for Let’s Get Ready, a national program that provides low-income high school students with free SAT preparation, college admissions counseling and other support services, and played a key role in helping to launch the adult mentor program in the White Plains area.
Hawkins is a former Newsweek reporter; she and her husband live in White Plains and have two adult daughters.
Romina Levy is an active volunteer in her community of Pelham. Originally from Malta, Levy was educated in the UK, where she studied economics. She speaks English, Italian and Maltese, with a good working knowledge of Spanish and French. Her career in the UK was focused on marketing and sales; she is currently working in various volunteer leadership roles in local non-profit organizations.
Levy is a CASA volunteer, and she is the mother of three boys and one girl. She lives in Pelham with her husband and children.
Tracey Zimmerman, a resident of White Plains, is vice president, chief compliance officer at The Westchester Bank. She is a resident of Westchester with more than 20 years in the community banking industry. Having joined TWB in April 2013, Zimmerman is responsible for drafting and maintaining compliance policies.
As the audit liaison and as a member of the Bank’s audit committee, Zimmerman manages the internal audit function to ensure that departmental exceptions are addressed, that reports are completed on time and to ensure that regulatory requirements are supported. Zimmerman also serves as the Bank Secrecy Officer.
She lives in White Plains with her husband and her two children, who both attend Mamaroneck Avenue School in White Plains.