Alexandra Militano

Eighteen Groups Sign Open Letter Demanding Transparency over CB3 Removal of Committee Chairs

Posted January 20, 2021 at 5:09 am

Eighteen community groups within Community Board 3 on the Lower East Side this week co-signed an open letter to city and state officials urging inquiry into the removal of Alexandra Militano and Carolyn Ratcliffe as chairs of the SLA and Arts & Culture subcommittees, respectively. The shakeup, apparently inspired by a stated “new direction” for […]

Resignations from CB3 After Controversial Committee Shakeup [Updated]

Last modified January 13, 2021 at 6:16 pm

The big news coming from Community Board 3 last night was not the monthly SLA subcommittee meeting, rather the resignation of two of its ilk. As previously reported, the Board Chair Alysha Lewis-Coleman sacked longtime SLA Subcommittee Chair Alexandra Militano from her role as committee chair the Friday before Christmas, and installed Michelle Kuppersmith as […]

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Mutiny in CB3 as Longtime SLA Chair Sacked in Favor of ‘New Direction’

Last modified January 4, 2021 at 12:08 pm

Dysfunction and chaos defined the holiday at Community Board 3, where sudden leadership changes were implemented. Specifically, Board Chair Alysha Coleman sacked longtime SLA Subcommittee Chair Alexandra Militano, the Friday before Christmas, and installed Michelle Kuppersmith as replacement. Reason provided was to “facilitate the committee moving in ‘another direction.’” Five fellow members of the committee […]

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