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About ICL : : Our Leaders

Our Leaders

Peter C. Campanelli, Psy.D., President and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Campanelli, who founded ICL in 1986, holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers University, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, and is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in New York and New Jersey. Dr. Campanelli has served as Board Chair and member of The Association of Community Living and Managed Care Innovations, as well as the President of the Coalition of Voluntary Mental Health Agencies' Board of Directors, and the Chair of the Mental Health News Board of Trustees. He is a Member of The Human Services Council of New York City's Board of Directors and the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare. Dr. Campanelli is a past recipient of the Peterson Prize for Community Service from Rutgers University. His work has twice been recognized with the Gold Medal Award from the Hospital and Community Psychiatry Division of the American Psychiatric Association, and the Congressional Community Corporate Partnership Award from Hon. Edolphus Towns.

Stella V. Pappas, LCSW-R, ACSW, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Pappas, who joined ICL in 2000, has over 17 years of clinical and administrative experience working primarily with children and families. Prior to her current position, she was the founding Senior Vice President of ICL's newest division, Child and Family Services. Ms. Pappas received her Masters Degree in Social Work, as well as an Advanced Certificate in Clinical Social Work, from New York University.

Michael Blady, LCSW-R, Associate Executive Vice President for Program Services
Mr. Blady joined ICL in 1990 and has more than 30 years of clinical and administrative experience. He received his Masters in Social Work from Fordham University in 1978, and has a Certificate in Family Therapy from the Training Institute for Mental Health Practitioners.  

Dewey H. Howard, CPA, Chief Financial Officer 
Mr. Howard joined ICL in 2007, and received his Associates Degree from The State University of New York at Farmingdale after his honorable discharge from the United States Marine Corps. He received his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Hofstra University and Masters Degree in Professional Studies from Long Island University, while on a full academic scholarship from the Baker Foundation. Mr. Howard's professional career has included increasingly responsible leadership positions in hospitals, not-for-profit organizations and private accounting firms, including Touche Ross and Company, the Clear View School and SCO Family of Services.

Frantz Lubin, M.D., Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Lubin joined ICL in 1998. He received his medical degree in 1982 from Monterrey University, Mexico, and completed his internship and residency in psychiatry from SUNY Health Science Center in 1990. Dr. Lubin subsequently completed 2 psychiatric fellowships at SUNY, including 1 for forensic psychiatry. In addition to his medical leadership position at ICL, Dr. Lubin provides psychiatric consultation at several NYC not-for-profit agencies, and also maintains a private practice. A native of Haiti, Dr. Lubin was among the courageous volunteer medical professionals who flew to Haiti to assist the Haitian people after the catastrophic earthquake.

Lailu S. Walls, CPA, Associate Executive Vice President, Administrative Services 
Ms. Walls joined ICL in 2007. She received her Bachelors in Public Accounting from Pace University in 1991, and has devoted her career to working with nonprofits, both within public accounting and private nonprofit sectors.

Howard Goldberg, Associate Executive Vice President, Chief Quality and Compliance Officer
Mr. Goldberg joined ICL in 2002. He has over 25 years experience in behavioral health services, including over 15 years experience in Quality Assurance and Improvement. Mr. Goldberg received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts degree in Health Administration, both from Hofstra University.


Barbara Sass, MSW, LCSW  (Chair)

Paul J. Brignola (Vice Chair and Treasurer)

Michael McGarvey, MD (Secretary)  

Carol E. Garel, RN, MSN (Past Chair)  

Lisa Balistreri

Michael V.  Balistreri

Eleanor M. Bromberg, DSW

Gregory D. Byrne, JD, MBA

Lauren T. Byrne, JD, MBA

Marlene Calman

Humphrey Crookendale, J.D.

Lisa Del Duke, CPA, MB

Norman Haffner, O.D., Ph.D.

Robert L. Jones, MD, MBA 

Yuet Mui, MA

Melanie Podsiadlo, Psy.D.

Janese N. Thompson, JD


FACT:  ICL operates one of the only transitional residence for homeless veterans in the country — the Borden Avenue Veteran's Residence. The agency is at the forefront of providing health, behavioral health and social service services to assist veterans in getting back on their feet.