Our Staff

Michael N. Romita
President & CEO
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...
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Amy J. Allen
Vice President
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
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
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.
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Cathy Bligh
Finance Manager
Cathy Bligh joined the WCA team in 2017 as Bookkeeper and Finance Manager. Cathy 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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Jill Gettinger
Manger- Membership Engagement
Jill Gettinger is a seasoned marketing leader with over 20 years of experience in marketing and client development. A Parsons School of Design alum, Jill excels at boosting brand awareness, customer acquisition, and market share with her innovative promotional ideas and campaigns.
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Aurora Zahm
Administrative Assistant
Aurora Zahm joined the WCA in November 2021. She's considered the in-house Swiss army knife, taking on projects and duties as needed. Aurora received her BS in political science from Santa Clara University, where she also studied environmental science and classics.
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