Staff

Michael N. Romita
President & CEO
914.948.3671
Michael N. Romita, a dynamic business leader with extensive public policy expertise, was named the President & CEO of the Westchester County Association on March 1, 2020. Romita was a former executive with Castle Oil, a partner at National Public Policy Firm, and a former U.S. Department of Justice litigator.
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Amy J. Allen
Vice President
914.948.1168
Amy is Vice President of the Westchester County Association (WCA), where her main focus is on areas that are critical to the economic viability of the region such as health care, workforce development and public policy advocacy.
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Jason Chapin
Director- Workforce Development
914.948.4144
Jason has more than 20 years of workforce development experience working for CUNY, SUNY, The WorkPlace and WCA on federal, state and foundation grant projects that have benefited more than 25,000 job seekers.
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Melissa M Luzzi
Manager - Events & Membership
914.948.1860
Melissa Luzzi has over 18 years of Event Management and Production experience, in addition to Member Relations. Luzzi is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts - Amherst, where she studied Communications and Hospitality. She is responsible for strategic planning, member relations, operations and overseeing all events and programming
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Cathy Bligh
Finance Manager
914.948.7887
Cathy Bligh is responsible for managing the day to day finances of the WCA, as well as providing support for the major initiatives.
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Aurora Zahm
Administrative Assistant
914.948.6740
azahm@westchester.org
Aurora Zahm received her BS in political science from Santa Clara University, where she also worked as a research assistant.
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Angus Caird
Student Intern
Angus is a Sophomore at Villanova studying political science. He is concentrating on special projects related to the WCA’s real estate and advocacy agenda. When not attending college, Angus lives with his family in Harrison, NY.
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Julia Emrick
Consultant / Y-Zone Project Manager
Project manager of a digital equity grant, Y-Zone pilot project in Yonkers, NY.
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