Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association

Board Members

Officers, Directors and Delegates

WBASNY PRESIDENT
Marea L. Wachsman, Esq.
2024-2025 Chapter Officers
President
Kera Reed, Esq.
Vice President of Membership
Cheryl L. Fratello, Esq.
Vice President of Programs
Ashley M. Valla, Esq.
Treasurer
Lois Bladykas, Esq.
Corresponding Secretary
Amarilda Fligstein, Esq.
Recording Secretary
Christine Shiebler, Esq.
WBSANY Delegates
Renee Pardo, Esq.
Hon. Roseanne Orlando
WBASNY Alt. Delegates
Heidi Levine-Sorkin, Esq.
Elke Mirabella, Esq.
Directors 2025
Patricia Blake, Esq.
Michelle Pfeiffenberger, Esq.
Jennifer Raguso, Esq.
Directors 2026
Amy Hsu, Esq.
Eileen Ryan, Esq.
Deirdre Tobin, Esq.
Directors 2027
Amanda Reilly, Esq.
Jessica St. Germaine., Esq.
Afreen Wright, Esq.
Past President – Director
Jodi Ann Donato, Esq.
SCWBA Administrative Assistant
Lora Rosenthal
SCWBA Advisory Committee
Valerie S. Manzo
Lark Schlimbaum
Hon. Hertha C. Trotto
Tricia Troy Alden
Cheryl Zimmer
Hon. Mary Werner
Caroline Levy
Hon. Georgia Tschiember
Hon. Isabel Buse
Theresa A. Mari
Hon. Patricia Filiberto
Nancy Burner
Janice V. Orshan
Hon. Gigi Spelman
Carrie Vasiluth
Michele M. Zuflacht
Lynn Poster-Zimmerman
Michele T. Pilo
Janis N. Noto
Robin S. Abramowitz
Linda M. Toga
Barbara L. Nieroda
Janessa M. Trotto
Shari Lee Sugarman
Kim M. Smith
Nicole J. Zuvich
Tara A. Scully
Lisa S. Fine
Melissa Negrin-Weiner
Linda Morrone
Dawn A. Lott
Brette A. Haefeli
Heidi Levine- Sorkin

Jodi Ann Donato

SCWBA PRESIDENTS
 NAMEYEARS SERVED
1Valerie S. Manzo1984-1985
2Lark Schlimbaum1985-1986
3Sherri Ann Levy*1986-1987
4Hon. Hertha C. Trotto1987-1988
5Tricia Troy Alden1988-1989
6Cheryl Zimmer1989-1990
7Hon. Mary Werner1990-1991
8Caroline Levy1991-1992
9Hon. Georgia Tschiember*1992-1993
10Hon. Isabel Buse1993-1994
11Theresa A. Mari1994-1995
12Hon. Patricia Filiberto1995-1996
13Nancy Burner1996-1997
14Linda A. Kurtzberg*1997-1998
15Janice V. Orshan1998-1999
16Hon. Gigi Spelman1999-2000
17Carrie Vasiluth2000-2001
18Michele M. Zuflacht2001-2002
19Hon. Theresa B. Whelan*2002-2003
20Lynn Poster-Zimmerman2003-2004
21Michele T. Pilo2004-2005
22Janis N. Noto2005-2006
23Robin S. Abramowitz2006-2007
24Linda M. Toga2007-2008
25Barbara L. Nieroda2008-2009
26Janessa M. Trotto2009-2010
27Shari Lee Sugarman2010-2011
28Kim M. Smith2011-2012
29Nicole J. Zuvich2012-2013
30Tara A. Scully2013-2014
31Lisa S. Fine2014-2015
32Melissa Negrin-Weiner2015-2016
33Linda Morrone2016-2017
34Megan M. Tomlin2017-2018
35Dawn A. Lott2018-2019
36Shari Lee Sugarman2019-2020
37Brette A. Haefeli2020-2021
38Brette A. Haefeli2021-2022
39Heidi Levine- Sorkin2022-2023
40Jodi Ann Donato2023-2024
(* names are deceased)

Officers, Directors and Delegates

2021-2022 Proposed Slate of Officers, from the Nominations Committee

  • WBASNY President:
  • Deborah G. Rosenthal.
  • President:
  • Heidi Levine-Sorkin, Esq.
  • Vice President, Membership:
  • Afreen Wright, Esq.
  • Vice President, Programs:
  • Deirdre Tobin, Esq.
  • Treasurer:
  • Jodi Ann Donato, Esq.
  • Corresponding Secretary:
  • Amy Hsu, Esq.
  • Recording Secretary:
  • Christine R. Shiebler, Esq.
  • SCWBA Directors:
  • Ann Ball, Esq. – 2023
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  • Patricia Blake, Esq. – 2023
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  • Ashley Valla, Esq. – 2023
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  • Rose Dias, Esq. – 2024
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  • Kera Reed, Esq. – 2024
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  • Kimberly Trueman, Esq. – 2024
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  • Jennifer Raguso, Esq. – 2025
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  • Lois Bladykas, Esq. -2025
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  • Michelle Pfeiffenberger, Esq. -2025
  • Past President – Director:
  • Brette Haefeli, Esq.
  • WBASNY Delegates:
  • Kera Reed, Esq.
    Tara Scully, Esq.
  • Alternate Delegate:
  • Jodi Ann Donato, Esq.
    Valerie Manzo, Esq.
  • WBASNY PRESIDENT

  • Dawn A. Lott, Esq.

  • President :
  • Jodi Ann Donato
  • Vice-President Membership:
  • Cheryl Fratello
  • Vice President Programs:
  • Jessica St. Germaine
  • Treasurer:
  • Kera Reed
  • Corresponding Secretary:
  • Lois Bladykas
  • Recording Secretary :
  • Christine Shiebler
  • WBSANY Delegates :
  • Kera Reed
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  • Tara Scully
  • WBASNY Alt. Delegates:
  • Amarilda B. Fligstein
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  • Brette Haefeli
  • Directors :
  • Brette Haefeli, Esq.
  • WBASNY Delegates:
  • Ann Ball
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  • Patricia Blake
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  • Rose Dias
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  • Amy Hsu
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  • Michelle Pfeiffenberger
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  • Jennifer Raguso
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  • Eileen Ryan
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  • Deirde Tobin
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  • Kim Trueman 
  • SCWBA Administrative Assistant
  • Lora Rosenthal
  • Past President – Director:
  • Brette Haefeli, Esq.
  • Alternate Delegate:
  • Jodi Ann Donato, Esq.
    Valerie Manzo, Esq.