MEET our administrative TEAM

Executive Directors 

Sabrina Goldfischer is an Arlington High School graduate, and now she is a student at Harvard College. She plans on studying Government, and is involved with the Institute of Politics and Jewish community on campus. She is thrilled to be working with Dutchess-Orange Tutoring!

Jessica Wu is a student at Harvard College studying Applied Math and Economics and graduate of Cornwall. Jessica aspires to work towards social entrepreneurship, intersectional climate justice, and educational equity. As always, she is inspired by her peers who are so quick and passionate to mobilize their resources to do good. 

Directors of Outreach

Gigi Goldfischer is currently a senior at Arlington High School. She is a member of the girls varsity tennis team, the school newspaper, the SHEquality club, and the environmental club.

Amy Zhou is a student at Harvard College and a graduate of John Jay High School. On campus, she is heavily involved with the Institute of Politics and the Crimson. Being so multitalented, Amy brings a wide array of skills to both our administrative and tutor team.

Associate Directors of Outreach

Anna Liba is currently a senior at Cornwall Central High School and is also working with DOT as a tutor. She is a member of the Forgein Affairs Club and the National Honors Society, and she has been dancing ballet for thirteen years. Anna is excited to give back to her community, especially during such an unprecedented time. 

Leah Mayerhauser is currently a sophomore at Arlington High School. In school, she enjoys studying English and history, as well as playing the flute in the Symphonic Band. She is an avid member of Student Government, the district and school Equity Teams, and she is currently a captain on the varsity girls swim team. Leah is excited to share her passion for learning with other students during this difficult time.

Directors of Programming

Tara Rao is a student at American University studying International Relations and Arabic Studies. As a Cornwall graduate, Tara is extremely excited to work with the wonderful, local response that is DOT.

Alex Raposo is a senior at Cornwall Central High School and is acting as both the Orange County High School Liaison and a tutor. Alex is an avid musician and a member of the foreign affairs club and the National Honor Society.

Associate Directors of Programming

Isabella Crow is a senior at Cornwall Central High School. She is a stage manager, member of Foreign Affairs Club, and an associate editor for the Cornwall Democratic Committee. She hopes to study public policy in college.

Directors of Logistics

Aidan Hoff serves as Director of Internal Logistics. Aidan is a student at Syracuse University who is studying Aerospace Engineering and is in the Renée Crown Honors Program. He is a graduate of Cornwall Central High School, and he sees the opportunity to give back to the community as a great privilege. Aside from being a part of DOT, he is participating in a research project this summer involving a solid-modeling program and is learning Python.

Diya Patel serves as Director of External Logistics. Diya is a Mathematics/Economics major at Fordham University and graduate of Cornwall Central High School. She is eager to help out any student whose school work or college application plans have been derailed by the current public health crisis!

Director of Public Relations

Kate West is a student at Fordham University studying History and International Political Economy and is a graduate of John Jay High School. On campus, she is involved in the Fordham Debate Society, Generation Citizen, and is a Fordham Career Ambassador. She is super excited to help her community during these unprecedented times.

We thank our former directors who have been essential in helping to build DOT into what it is today. They are awesome!

Elisabetta Aversa is in her second year at the United States Military Academy at West Point. She attended Cornwall Central High School and is now an International Affairs major. She’s looking forward to helping out the DOT students specifically with college applications and writing.

Arianna Curillo is a student at Cornell University studying Environmental Engineering and Computer Science. She is a graduate of Cornwall Central School District. On campus, Arianna is involved with a number of activities, including the AguaClara team.

Dahlia Jones is a junior at Cornwall High School. This summer, she has been participating in the Youth Leadership Academy hosted by Fearless Hudson Valley, as well as spending her time volunteering at her local food bank. She is a member of spirit club and currently plays basketball.

Ariel Yarmus is a junior at Cornwall Central High School. She loves to study history and the sciences, and she hopes to pursue a career in the field of psychological sciences in the future. In her spare time, Ariel enjoys writing poetry, reading almost any type of book, and participating in her school's drama club productions. As a DOT tutor and administrative team member, Ariel is excited to have the opportunity to share her knowledge with other students in order to help enhance their learning experience while at home.

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