Julie Raskin, Executive Director

Julie Raskin is the Executive Director of Foundation for New York’s Strongest. Julie joins DSNY from American Express where she focused on developing internal and external partnerships to drive customer engagement and growth. She previously worked at the NYC Parks Department, where she developed a sustainability plan for special events and led a public-private partnership to install free public Wi-Fi in parks citywide. She holds a B.A. in Urban Studies from Columbia University and an M.B.A. from the NYU Stern School of Business.


Maggie Lee, Deputy Director for Museum Planning

Maggie Lee is DSNY’s Records Management Officer and also serves as the Foundation’s Deputy Director for Museum Planning. She is responsible for developing policy that governs the retention and destruction of records, and works with the Municipal Archives and Municipal Library to identify records and publications of enduring value. In her work for the Foundation, she creates exhibits and develops partnerships that celebrate DSNY history and culture. Maggie holds an MA in Archives and Public History and a BFA in Film & Television Production, both from NYU.


Board of Directors

Robin Brooks, Acting President

Vito A. Turso, Vice President

Gregory Anderson, Treasurer

Ellen Cooper, Secretary

Robin Nagle

Ignazio Azzara

Javier Lojan

Dennis Diggins

Advisory Board

Coming Soon

If you are interested in being considered for an Advisory Board position, email