Vicky Checo, Board Treasurer, born and raised in New York, works as a program officer for Grants Administration at the Knight Foundation. Previously, she worked for the New York City Department of Education. BA: CUNY’s Hunter College (Sociology). MPA: Florida International University. She also earned her graduate certificate in Human Resource Management and graduated with honors’ recognition from Pi Alpha Alpha – the Global Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. Vicky was awarded the Public Service Scholar Fellowship where she supported Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Interagency Initiative on Chronic Truancy and Absenteeism.