New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) – Region 8 - Department of Construction: Regional Compliance Specialist, April 2007 – Present:

New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) – Department of Equal Opportunity:, Investigator, Contract Compliance Officer, August 2002 – April 2007:

New York City Civil Court – Guardian Ad Litem, June 2006 – Present

Westchester Mediation Services (CLUSTER Inc): December 2006 – Present
Mediator (co-mediator and apprentice) for Alternative Dispute Resolution Center in areas of Parent-Teen Mediation, Alternative Justice Programs, Elder Mediation, Housing Mediation, Small Claims Matters and other cases as assigned by courts or other referral methods.

New York City Police Department - Police Officer (retired), June 1987 – March 2001


City University of New York School of Law - Queens, NY, 1995 -1997
Construction Dispute Resolution Services –Construction Mediation, Arbitration and Dispute Review Board Training, 2007
American Center for Conflict Resolution Institute - Certified in Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution – 2006
Manhattan College - Riverdale, NY Bachelor of Arts - Major: Communication Arts, 1989


N.Y. State Bar Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP) 1999 – Present

New York City Police Department, Police Officers Providing Peer Assistance (POPPA) formerly Membership Assistance Program (MAP) 1995 – 2002
Bronx Team Coordinator – Responsible for overall Operation of Peer Support Team of approximately 20-25 volunteers in a 24-hour NYPD suicide prevention program for NYC police officers and their families. Duties included: Conducting of MAP awareness seminars throughout Patrol Borough Bronx, NYPD Police Academy and Executive Management Levels. Trained and mentored peer officers. Performed Critical Incident Response duties during large scale emergencies and disasters (e.g. 9/11). Offered counseling, guidance and appropriate support to uniformed members. Drafted policy for union and NYPD on peer counseling; performed frequent client contact, particularly in areas of alcohol and substance abuse; offered referrals to social workers and psychologists. Obtained emergency authorizations of HMO’s and insurance companies. Also assisted in the implementation and coordination of past support group for family members of police officers in the “Bronx” area.