CYNY Advisory Board Update

We are proud to announce that Nicholas Ashooh, Global Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Alcoa, will be joining the City Year New York Advisory Board. Alcoa is a flagship sponsor, sponsoring two City Year teams—PS48 and MS424—in the Hunts Point area of the South Bronx. On our Advisory Board, Nick will join Regina Hitchery, former Vice President of Human Resources at Alcoa. In addition, Alcoa is represented on the Associate Board by Esra Ozer, Director, Executive Communications.

Nick will bring a wealth of experience to our board. He joined Alcoa last January and is a member of the Alcoa Executive Council. Nick oversees the company’s global communications, government affairs, community relations and the Alcoa Foundation. Prior to joining Alcoa he led communications at American International Group, American Electric Power, Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., Paramount Communications Inc., and Public Service of New Hampshire.

He is former chairman of  The Seminar, one of the most prestigious organizations for senior communications professionals. Additionally, Nick is a member and director of the Arthur Page Society and also serves as a member of the Civilian Public Affairs Advisory Committee of the United States Military Academy at West Point.

We welcome Nick to our board and are thrilled that he has joined our team!