Board of Directors


D’Brickashaw Ferguson

Chief Executive Officer

D’Brickashaw Montgomery Ferguson was born on December 10th, 1983, to Rhunette and Edwin Ferguson Sr. Raised in Freeport, a suburb in Nassau County, D’Brickashaw would attend Freeport High School, where he would realize his passion for football. read more

Ed Ferguson

Chairman of the Board

Ed Ferguson grew up in Nassau, Bahamas and moved to New York City when he was 25 years old. Ferguson attended Baruch College in New York City. read more

Rhunette Ferguson

Executive Director

Rhunette Ferguson was born in East Meadow, NY and attended Roosevelt High School, NY. She began her higher education at Nassau Community College and continued on to New York University where she obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Nursing. Ferguson became a Neurosurgical Assistant Head Nurse at NYU Medical Center. read more

Edwin Ferguson, Jr.

Director Since 2007

Edwin Ferguson Jr. grew up in Freeport, NY and attended Freeport High School. Edwin’s passion for education and interest in the musical arts were apparent at a young age. read more

Warner Augustus

Director Since 2007

Mr.Warner Augustus was born in Mobile Alabama. He migrated to New York in his early teens. Warner A. as he is affectionately known to his close friends, is married to a wonderful and lovely lady, Yvonne Augustus. read more

Dorothy Castaldo

Director Since 2007

Dorothy Castaldo lives in Smithtown with her husband, Phil and their three children. She works along side her husband operating two 7-Eleven Franchises in Commack and is an active member of the United 7-Eleven Franchise Owners of Long Island Association. read more

Marietta Cleckley

Director Since 2007

Marietta Cleckley grew up in a small town outside Charleston, South Carolina after which she moved to Long Island, New York. Cleckley achieved her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Hofstra University and her Master’s degree in Biology from Long Island University. read more

Toby Elmore

Director Since 2007

Elmore grew up in Queens but attended Sachem High School. He attended Hofstra University achieving his B.A. and Masters degree in Physical Education. Since 2000, Elmore has been the offensive line coach for the Freeport High School football team. read more

Bishop Jeffrey Leath

Director Since 2007

Bishop Leath has pastured Mother Bethel since 1993. Leath’s diligent work and tireless efforts propelled him to run for the office of Bishop . His mission is to move the A.M.E. church to higher realms by challenging what’s wrong and encouraging what is right. read more

  • Honorary Director

Kirsten Ferguson

Director Since 2012

Kirsten Ferguson was born in Danbury, CT and attended Danbury High School.  During her time at DHS, she was a member of the Junior Varsity and Varsity basketball teams. Kirsten began her higher education at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications. read more

Dawn Schlich

Director Since 2012

Dawn grew up in Freeport, NY but currently lives in Massapequa, NY. Upon graduation from Freeport High School she attended SUNY Binghamton receiving a Bachelors degree in Mathematics. read more