Friends Of White Plains Youth Bureau Names Three To Board

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – The Friends of the White Plains Youth Bureau has appointed three new board members: David Yount, Steven R. Kramer and Ted Havelka.

David Yount
David Yount Photo Credit: Contributed
Steven R. Kramer
Steven R. Kramer Photo Credit: Contributed
Ted Havelka
Ted Havelka Photo Credit: Contributed

The Friends group is a newly formed 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization whose mission is to support the White Plains Youth Bureau through fundraising efforts and initiatives.

Yount, CEO of LicenseLogix, founded the company in 2011. The company offers business licensing and corporate compliance services to corporations and nonprofit organizations across the United States, providing license management software to enable large, multistate organizations to efficiently manage their license and permit portfolio. LicenseLogix services more than 1,500 recurring clients and employs more than people, mostly in White Plains.

Kramer is member-in-charge of the White Plains office of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott. At Eckert Seamans, Kramer is a regional and national trial counsel for Fortune 100 companies in class-action, multidistrict, consolidated multiparty and single-party litigation. He focuses on product liability, food-borne illness, pollution and toxic tort, construction defect and commercial litigation.

Havelka is campus operating officer at Berkeley College White Plains. Havelka brings more than 19 years of experience in career-focused post-secondary education. He began his career in admissions as a field recruiter conducting seminars for high school audiences and national student organizations at Berkeley College in 1996. Havelka also previously served as director of high school admissions at Berkeley College – Westchester and has a track record of increasing student population, while increasing efficiencies in marketing and brand management.

Reva Golkar, president of the board of director of the Friends of the White Plains Youth Bureau, said, "Our new board members bring great energy, expertise and enthusiasm to our organization," she said, "and we will continue to support the White Plains Youth Bureau's efforts to ensure that the youth of White Plains develop into healthy and productive adults."

The White Plains Youth Bureau will celebrate its 45th-anniversary gala in November. The event is being sponsored by the Friends of the White Plains Youth Bureau for the first time and will take place Thursday, Nov. 5, from 6-10 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in White Plains.

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