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The REACH Advocacy Board meets on the second Monday of each month at 4:30 p.m. The Board has created additional committees to help us realize our vision of housing as a human right.

REACH Board Members

Executive Team:
Andy Carey mccollaborative1@gmail.com
Deborah Peiffer debbiejp116@yahoo.com
The Rev. Dr. Peter W. Peters (Chair pro tem) peterwpeters@me.com

Kevin Aiken kaiken@abcinfo.org
Matthew Alexander malexander1009@gmail.com
Jeanette Creighton jeanettegcreighton@gmail.com
Joe DiFiore joe.difiore@cityrootsclt.org
Janelle Duda-Banwar jmdgcj@rit.edu
Larry Knox larryknox@gmail.com
Rudy Rivera fthwc821@gmail.com

There are currently two vacancies on the Board. If you are interested in serving – or know someone who is – please contact Peter at peterwpeters@me.com.

Other Officers

Sarah M. Peters (Secretary) reachrochester@gmail.com
Kyle Geer (Treasurer) kjgeer1515@hotmail.com

Honorary Director

New York State Senator Samra Brouk

Shelter Committee

Deborah Peiffer (Chair) debbiejp116@yahoo.com
Kevin Aiken kaiken@abcinfo.org
Andy Carey mccollaborative1@gmail.com
Janelle Duda-Banwar jmdgcj@rit.edu
Jeanette Creighton jeanettegcreighton@gmail.com

Tiny Home Committee

The Rev. Dr. Peter W. Peters (Chair pro tem) peterwpeters@me.com
Joe DiFiore joe.difiore@cityrootsclt.org
Larry Knox larryknox@gmail.com

Advocacy Committee / Rochester Housing Justice Alliance (RHJA)

The Rev. Dr. Peter W. Peters (Chair) peterwpeters@me.com
Kevin Aiken kaiken@abcinfo.org
Joe DiFiore joe.difiore@cityrootsclt.org
Jeanette Creighton jeanettegcreighton@gmail.com
Larry Knox larryknox@gmail.com

Development Committee

Janelle Duda-Banwar (Chair) jmdgcj@rit.edu
Matthew Alexander malexander1009@gmail.com
Deb McKenzie

Finance Committee

Kyle Geer (Treasurer) kjgeer1515@hotmail.com
Matthew Alexander malexander1009@gmail.com
Rudy Rivera fthwc821@gmail.com

Audit Committee

Matthew Alexander (Chair) malexander1009@gmail.com
Kevin Aiken kaiken@abcinfo.org

Contact Us

For general inquiries our email and postal addresses are found below. For matters relating to one of the committee areas listed above please email the committee chair. For website issues please email our web editor at mjackson@alumni.caltech.edu.

PO Box 10845, Rochester, NY 14610 – reachrochester@gmail.com