Leadership

Executive Leaders

Laszlo Berdo

Artistic Director

In addition to a distinguished performing and choreographic career, former Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Laszlo Berdo brings over 15 years experience in training professional dancers. His students have danced with companies such as New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, Houston Ballet, Boston Ballet, and many more.Read More →

Marnie Katzman

Executive Director

Marnie Katzman served as the Executive Director of the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport for over 15 years. While Director, the Arts Council increased its focus on providing access to the arts for young people, offered professional development opportunities for the arts community, and encouraged the public to avail themselves of the quality cultural programming that the Arts Council and Long Island have to offer. Marnie began working at the Arts Council over 21 years ago in a part-time capacity and later became the Arts Council’s first Assistant Director. She was promoted to Executive Director 2-1/2 years later. Read More →

Officers

Janine Racanelli

President

Ms. Racanelli is managing director, JPMorgan Private Bank. Ms. Racanelli is a formally praticing tax and trusts and estates attorney, having been associated with a prominent NYC law firm before joining JPMorgan in 1993.

Gary Limoncelli

Vice President

Jennifer Gillooley

Treasurer

Pamela Shaddock

Secretary

Jane Securely
Scott Gormley
Andy Grasier
Mindy Nelkin
Elizabeth Wootten

Administrative Staff

Office Staff
  • Marnie Katzman, Executive Director
    JoEllen Gillooley, Bookkeeper
    John Ferrantino, Receptionist
    Catherine Fowle, Receptionist