Staff and Board Members

Valerie Stevens

Director of Business Services and Operations

Valerie Stevens is a Jamaica Avenue enthusiast who enjoys creating positive relationships with people at all levels. She received her B.A. in Communications from the College of New Rochelle and began working with the Jamaica Center Business Improvement Association, Inc. in March of 2011, as an Administrative Assistant. In that role, Valerie drew from the tools she received from school in Marketing, Public Relations, and Public Speaking and was promoted to Director of Business Services and Operations, where she utilizes those skills, and leverages social media as a platform for community outreach to promote Downtown Jamaica, a major transportation, tourism and technology hub in Southeast Queens.

Name Affiliation Board Position
Aaron Schwartz Francmen Realty, LLC Vice President
Daniel Kulka KJL Realty Member
Jennifer Kitson Neighborhood Development Division -SBS Member
Jerry Black Parsco Realty Member
Michael Hirschhorn Jenel Management President
Michael Mattone Mattone Group Secretary
Norman Fairweather First Presbyterian Church Treasurer
Osina Pesach Member
Rose Boord Jamaica Paint Member
Sari Kulka KJL Realty Member
Shurn Anderson Queens Borough President's Office Member
Valerie Stevens Jamaica Center Business Improvement Associatio, Inc. Staff
Michael Lambert Office of NYC Comptroller Member