Vice President of Communications and External Affairs
Sheila Greene serves as Vice President of Communications and External Affairs. She brings more than 25 years experience in directing media and government relations for several New York City agencies including the New York City Departments of Housing, Preservation and Development, Juvenile Justice and the Human Resources Administration.
Prior to joining the team at Samaritan Daytop Village, Ms. Greene was Director of Communications for the New York City Housing Authority, managing communications operations for the largest public housing authority in North America. She developed and implemented internal and external communications strategy and managed media and crisis management, print and electronic communications, speech writing, events planning, audio/visual and photography. Before entering city government, Ms. Greene worked in the New York State Legislature serving as legislative director and then chief of staff in the State Senate. She attended Barnard College and resides in Manhattan.