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About This FEB

We proudly represent over 28,600 dedicated and committed Federal employees.  The agencies with the largest footprint include Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Justice, Transportation Security Administration, Social Security Administration, and Customs and Border Protection. 

Leadership

  • Chair

    Dennis Gonzalez, Executive Officer

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  • Vice Chair

    Anthony Lordo, Chief Ranger

    U.S. National Park Service

Committees

  • Awards Committee: reviews and approves all award recommendations of the various awards nominations by the federal agencies members of the New York City and Newark FEBs. The Awards Committee is to recognize individuals and teams who exemplify the excellence in government through their professionalism, commitment, and diligence.
    • NYC Chair: Dennis Gonzalez, HHS
    • Newark Chair: Andrea Lewis-Walker, US Courts
  • Continuity and Emergency Preparedness Committee: supports Continuity of Operations/Government by supporting the development of emergency plans, emergency response procedures and related training for the federal agencies’ members of the FEB. Conduct regular trainings and annual COOP Table-top Exercises with the participation of the federal, state, and local agencies in the area.
    • NYC Chair: Douglas Heath, FEMA
  • Women in Government Committee: dedicated to advancing and empowering women by fostering professional development and growth opportunities in the government through a community that supports women’s leadership in government relations. 
    • NYC Chair: Kelly Quinones, CISA
    • Newark Chair: Alicia Elsetinov, TSA
  • Heritage and Cultural Diversity Committee: promotes activities and strategies to diversify the government’s membership and to keep the government engaged with diverse communities, and based on those activities, to recommend events and other activities to the Executive Board.
    • NYC Chair: Sandra Pinnock, HHS
    • Newark Chair: Missy Harley, TSA