• Donald L. Ashkenase, Board of Education Vice-President

    First elected to Board in 1982.

    Current term (thirteenth) expires 6/30/21.


  • Photograph of Donald Ashkenase

  • Vice president of the Board, 2017-present, and 1984-85. Past president of the Board, 1985-87. Chair, Board of Education Financial Advisory Committee, 2017-present, past FAC member. Recipient of the Lions Club of Great Neck George Carr Humanitarian Award, 2014. Strategic advisor finance, 2016-present; past first vice president-finance and chief financial officer, 1969-77, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation. Past special advisor to president, 2009-16; past executive vice president-corporate, 1987-2009, Montefiore Medical Center. Past chief financial officer, 1977-87, Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Adjunct assistant professor, 1977-present, Columbia University, School of Public Health, executive MPH program. Board member, UJA in New York, Young Judaea Global, Samuel Field Y, and Primary Care Development Corporation. MBA, hospital administration, Wagner College. BS, accounting, Brooklyn College. Served in US Air Force. Married, three adult children, two GNPS grandchildren: one elementary-school age, one middle-school age.