Committees

PIAA committees work throughout the year to build support for important programs and initiatives that improve the School of Engineering experience for both alumni and current students. All alumni members are encouraged to provide feedback and support for the ad-hoc committees. Please send an e-mail to vjc1@nyu.edu to get involved.

Audit Committee (standing)

The Audit Committee functions as the body to prepare the annual PIAA budget for submission and approval by the International Board of Directors, to audit the accounts of the PIAA as required, and to make recommendation of investment strategies for the PIAA funds.

Members:
Johnny Lai '85, Chair
Christopher Clinton '09
Jim Oussani '77
Neil Weiser '73
Luther White '87

Awards Committee (standing)

This committee makes recommendations to the International Board of Directors for honoring alumni members who merit special recognition. Learn more about Alumni Awards.

Members:
Frank Namad ’68, Chair
Norbert Bikales '56 '61
Dick Eden '73
Philip Furgang '60
Paul Glasgow '55
Charlie Hinkaty '70 '72

Bylaws Committee (standing)

The Bylaws Committee is charged with reviewing and/or recommending changes as required to the bylaws of the Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association and any of its sections/chapters.

Members:
Neil Weiser '73, Chair
Philip Furgang '60
George Likourezos '92
Robert Migliore '87
Frank Namad '68
David Sobin '72

i2e Committee (ad-hoc)

This committee is charged with interacting with alumni entrepreneurs, innovators and NYU engineering students to achieve their enterpreurship dreams. Committee members actively participate in and support the School of Engineering and NYU initiatives including the School of Engineering Entreprenuership Club, the NYU Innovation Fund, and the School of Engineerings Incubators.

Members:
Frank Namad '68, Co-Chair
David Sobin '72, Co-Chair
John Yankovich '91 Brian Gill '11
Alan Hyman '95 '12
Martin Roman '83
Johnny Lai '85

Fundraising Committee (ad-hoc)

This committee is charged with working closely with Polytechnic's Office of Development & Alumni Relations to support and enhance fundraising efforts for the School of Engineering, with a focus on unrestricted gifts from alumni to the Polytechnic Fund and Promise Scholarship Fund.

Members:
Leonard Singh '98, Co-Chair
Charlie Hinkaty ‘70 '72, Co-Chair

PIAA Partnerships Committee

Members:
Jose Garcia '09, Co-Chair
Alan Hyman '95 '12 Co-Chair
Brian Gill '11
Konstantinos "Gus" Maimis '84
Cheryl McNear '92

Nominating Committee (standing)

This standing committee of the PIAA oversees the nomination and election process for the PIAA. Members work collectively to nominate individuals as officers or directors in the PIAA and coordinate the presentation of the election slate in the spring issue of Cable magazine.

Members:
Josiane Arbouet '96 Chair
Liliana Gonzalez '91
George Likourezos '92
Irving McPhail, PhD '10HON

Scholarship Committee (standing)

This committee, on an annual basis, selects undergraduate students to receive Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association scholarships. Funding for such scholarships is determined by the International Board of Directors.

Members:
Rosa Yaghmour ’98, Chair

Historian

Horace Morancie '58