Board of Directors

Brian Carmody, President

Brian is the Owner/Operator of Orange Media Relations in New York City, with more than fifteen years experience working in media relations and freelance writing. His work has been published in the New York Times Magazine, Interview Magazine, People,, and other publications/outlets. Brian is co-author The Fruit Cocktail Diaries: A Novel, published by St. Martin’s Press.

Antonia Marrero

Antonia is an educator, writer, and independent filmmaker.  She is a Production Consultant for Irshad Manji, Director of the Moral Courage Project at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and produced the online series, Daniella on Design.  She was a South Bronx high school teacher at Hostos-Lincoln Academy (1996-1997), and Artist-in-Residence with the South Bronx Film Ranch (1996). As a Teaching Consultant with L.E.A.P. (Learning through an Expanded Arts Program), she developed the Storytelling Through Video curriculum in 20+ NYC public schools. She taught Film & Society for six years (1996-2002) as an adjunct professor with the Critical Thinking Department at Marymount Manhattan College. Antonia earned a BA in Religious Studies at Columbia College of Columbia University, and her MFA at the Film Division of Columbia University’s Graduate School of the Arts.

Caryn McVoy

Caryn is a freelance Writing and Editing Professional in the greater Denver area. Previously, she worked in private practice for 25 years as a cognitive-behavioral psychotherapist, counseling individuals, couples, and families.