Founding BAE Members

About BAE

Founding BAE Members

Arthur H. Barnes
President & CEO
New York Urban Coalition
Hon. Dr. James R. Dumpson
Commissioner
NYC Human Resources Administration
In Esteemed Memoriam
Jane Edwards
Executive Director
Harlem Dowling
Livingston S. Francis
Senior Vice President
The Greater New York Fund (then Executive Director of Associated Black Charities and Board Chair of, North General Hospital)
Solomon Goodrich
Executive Director
Southern Queens Park Association
Joseph Jenkins
Executive Director
United Teighborhood Houses
Horace W. Morris
President & CEO
The New York Urban League (President & CEO of The Greater New York Fund, then Senior Fellow of the United Way of NYC, Board Chair, Human Services Council)
A Celebration of Life
John Patterson
President & CEO
Southern Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SOBRO)
Rev. Calvin O. Pressley
Executive Director
Opportunities Industrial Corporation (then Executive Director of NYC Mission Society, Founder Atlanta University Faith Training Center)
Morton Rogers
Executive Director
Spence Chapin
T. George Silcott
Executive Director
Forestdale Neighborhood House

BAE Past Presidents

Rev. Calvin O. Pressley
1976 - 1985
Arthur Barnes
1985 - 1989
David R. Jones
1989 - 1994
Vivian Manning Fox
1994
Julius Cromwell
1994 - 1996
Horace W. Morris
1996 - 2001
Mary D. Redd
2001 - 2005
Stephanie V. Palmer
2005 - 2009
Darwin M. Davis
2009 - Present