Leadership & Staff

Dale Park
Dale Park is an American entrepreneur and conceptual artist. From a young age, Park learned all aspects of music and music theory, and was concertmaster and leader of various student organizations at Phillips Academy (Andover). After engineering private sessions at a recording studio in Manhattan, he spent time in Washington D.C. developing a technology to circumvent fraudulent online political contributions. At the William Morris Agency he worked for the head of the New York office, and while at Yale worked at Merrill Lynch private wealth management.
Thomas L. Doremus
Board of Directors
Thomas L. Doremus specializes in computer applications for architecture, space planning, construction, finance and business. He received his Master of Architecture degree from Yale University School of Architecture in 1973, his Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude in English Literature from Drew University in 1968, and studied naval architecture and marine engineering at Webb Institute. His book, Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier: An Inclusive View of Modernism, was published in 1985. Another book, From the Colonnade to Disjunctured Space, was published in 1994. He has been Executive Director of The Casement Fund, a 501(c)iii nonprofit offering support to writers, since its founding in 2009.
Gabriella Chu
Director and Secretary
Gabriella is a New York native and magna cum laude graduate from Princeton University. During her undergraduate studies, she concentrated in the Practice of Art and directed the Princeton’s Studio Arts program’s first fashion show. She received a research grant to study the history and craftsmanship of the oldest high fashion establishments in London and Paris, which inspired her thesis, an art performance centered on the lifecycle of fast fashion, accompanied with a gallery exhibition designed as a retail space. Gabriella is the recipient of the Princeton Lucas Award in Visual Arts, which recognizes the excellence and quality of a body of work by graduating seniors. She is also the former Director of the Princeton Film Festival and photo editor for the Daily Princetonian. Upon graduating in 2018, Gabriella has worked in a variety of art, fashion and music environments. She is currently associate producer for global news promos at Bloomberg’s headquarters.
Lauren Lee
Co-Director Volunteer Social Media and Fundraising
Marcella Zanetti
Co-Director Volunteer Social Media and Fundraising
Stephen Tedeschi
Board of Directors
Stephen Tedeschi is a real estate developer, who has recently followed his passion for filmmaking. Steve has developed over two million square feet of retail and office space along the Eastern Seaboard. He has produced four feature films, and is currently directing documentaries, music videos, and commercials. He loves the ocean and was on the U.S. sailing team for four years as well as the Tufts University sailing team.
Jacqueline Shaprow
Jacqueline Shaprow is a Yale graduate with a degree in psychology, a graduate of the University of Southern California Law School, and a published author in the areas of psychology, law, and music. She has interviewed professionals such as Wyclef Jean of The Fugees, hip hop group Three 6 Mafia, and Lara Lavi (CEO of Death Row Records). Jacqueline has a passion for music; during her former years at Beverly Hills High and Choate, she won 1st Place medals at NAACP Opera Competitions. Her writing has been published in the Journal of Health Psychology, and ranked as one of the “top 50 most frequently read articles.” Her legal articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Daily Journal and the California Family Law Monthly.
Liyang Wang
Architectural Design
Liyang Wang (Associate AIA, LEED AP BD+C) is an experienced Architectural Designer based in New York. She currently works for well known firm AI SpaceFactory with a demonstrated history of working in the architecture & planning industry. She is skilled in Rhino, Lumion, SketchUp, Adobe Indesign CC, Illustrator, and AutoCAD. Liyang also graduated from Yale University. She designed the mockup visuals for NYFMF's headquarters that are set to be built in the next two years.