WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The Business Council of Westchester, the county’s business advocacy and membership organization, has announced the election of three business leaders to its board of directors, George Lence, Jeffrey Haydon and Douglas Singer who are expected to serve three-year terms.
Lence is president of Nicholas & Lence Communications, a New York-based strategic communications firm specializing in media relations, destination marketing, corporate positioning, crisis management, and government and community relations.
Lence, who has more than 25 years of legal and government affairs experience, was appointed chair of the government action council. He is a resident of Sleepy Hollow.
Haydon is chief executive officer of Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in Katonah. Haydon, who joined the Caramoor staff in September 2012, has nearly 20 years of arts-management experience and a lifelong love of music as both an avid audience member and musician. He lives in Katonah.
Singer is a partner in the law firm of Falcon & Singer with offices in Scarsdale and Montvale, N.J. Singer’s primary focus is business law, working with privately held companies and their owners. He has particular niches working with women and minority owned companies and with for-profit companies that are also pursuing socially responsible goals. Singer was named general counsel and is a resident of Stamford, Conn.
“These three new members of our board bring a wealth of experience in business, law, government relations and cultural affairs," said Marsha Gordon, president and chief executive officer of The Business Council of Westchester.
"We are delighted to have them join our board and look forward to their expertise and insights.”
The Business Council has also announced the appointment of three new directors to its executive committee. Tim Jones, managing director and partner of the Robert Martin Company, has been named vice chair of the economic development leadership council.