Joan Dinowitz, Board Member
Joan worked for 7 years trading bonds and foreign exchange options in London and New York City after receiving a B.A. in Economics from Brandeis University. Always a strong advocate for children’s health, she ran the Health and Safety Committee in her child’s elementary school and started the district’s first “walk to school” initiative, which still continues today. In addition, she was Vice President for Fundraising for the district-wide PTSA and managed the after-school enrichment program.
In 2009, Joan became a BPI (Building Performance Institute) certified Home Energy Auditor to help homeowners and landlords learn how to save money and practice energy conservation by adding insulation, upgrading to efficient appliances & lighting, finding alternative fuels, and using state & federal incentives to minimize upfront costs.
Joan also runs her own suburban micro-farm, Langdon FarmsNY, selling her organic heirloom varieties of tomatoes, beans, peppers and more to local chefs. She is a Master Composter-Recycler and travels Westchester County leading composting education in public and private schools and businesses.