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Alice Joselow

Vice President - 3rd Term, expires 2021

Alice Joselow is a wife, mom of three and community advocate. She has lived in Ossining for 24 years. She currently works for the Open Door Family Medical Center where she coordinates and chairs a federally funded (SAMHSA Drug Free Communities grant) coalition called Ossining Communities That Care which is focused on reducing teen substance abuse and the promotion of positive youth development in Ossining.

Alice has a BA from Colgate University and a MS from Columbia in Metallurgy/Materials Science. Prior to having her kids, Alice worked for IBM in Materials/Packaging Development. Alice has volunteered in the PTA where she organized many activities including storytelling festivals, afterschool programs, and assemblies and served as president for several years. Alice was elected to the Ossining Board of Education (BOE) in 1999 and served for 12 years on the board. In the course of her BOE service she worked to keep kids first, to narrow the achievement gap and ensure equitable and high academic outcomes for all students, she worked to build up many new community collaborations, to negotiate responsible contracts, to find solutions to the space issues, to bring in responsible budgets and helped to plan and pass several bond issues. Alice also helped to start “A Kid’s Place” day care center, and was the managing vice president of the Ossining Food Pantry for many years as well. Alice is a founding member of both the Ossining Communities That Care (OCTC) community coalition and Ossining MATTERS, the local educational foundation.

On a family note, her husband is a mechanical engineer in NYC and he loves to kayak. They have three children who all graduated from OHS. Their daughter was a history major in college, served as a Teach For America (TFA) corps member in New Orleans and is attending Rabbinic school. Their middle son just graduated from college majoring in Public Policy and is a TFA corps member in Washington DC. Their youngest son is a sophomore in college balancing studies with his political and entrepreneurial interests and a job. As a family, they love to spend time together on Cape Cod. Alice’s guiding principal is the age-old proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child.”