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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Brenda Brush
Manager, Digital Projects for Y-Zone Connectivity Grant
Brenda Brush is the Manager of Digital Projects for the Y-Zone Connectivity Grant. She has over 25 years of education experience and extensive experience in the nonprofit space. Her personal and professional experience to date has been focused on working with
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Aurora Zahm
Administrative Assistant
Aurora Zahm received her BS in political science from Santa Clara University, where she also worked as a research assistant.