Jenée Gerald joined the staff of Leadership Fellows New York in 2022 and serves as the Communications Officer. In that capacity, she handles critical day-to-day communications for the program, including communications with the fellows, faculty, and mentors, social media updates, and updates to our Knowledge Hub and Knowledge Mailing. Jenée received a BA in Business Communications and an MIA in Trade Policy and Economic Governance from Baruch College.
Michael Seltzer is a Distinguished Lecturer at the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College. Prior to joining Baruch, Michael Seltzer served as president of Philanthropy New York and as a program officer at the Ford Foundation where he was responsible for its work in strengthening the nonprofit sector and promoting organized philanthropy worldwide. He also founded and led a sustainability in business initiative at The Conference Board.
Seltzer chaired the master’s degree program in Nonprofit Management at the Milano School of the New School University. At Baruch, Professor Seltzer redesigned the core master’s degree course in fund raising and resource mobilization for nonprofit organizations, and teaches Advanced Public and Nonprofit Management in the Executive MPA program, as well as a variety of different topics in the executive certificate programs. He holds a B.A. from Syracuse University in International Relations and African Studies.
Shel Ho serves as the Administrative Director of Leadership Fellows New York, a premier professional development program for mid-career nonprofit practitioners in the metropolitan New York City region. In this role, Shel plays a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operations of the organization, overseeing all administrative and logistical functions, and contributing to the overall success of the fellowship program.
Beyond administrative responsibilities, Shel is passionate about supporting the development of nonprofit leaders and fostering a vibrant and inclusive community within the program. Shel received a BA in journalism and creative writing from Baruch College under the full-tuition Harnisch Foundation Journalism Scholarship.