Board of Directors / Valerie Mason


Valerie Mason joined WPA’s Board of Directors in 1996 and serves on the Finance, Human Resources and Development Committees.  She is a former Board President.  She is an attorney at Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen, P.C. specializing in Finance and Corporate law.  In addition to her long-standing work for WPA, Mrs. Mason has over 25 years of experience as a full-time practicing attorney. As a member of the Banking and Finance department of Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston & Rosen, P.C., she represents financial institutions in a wide variety of financing transactions. Mrs. Mason is integrally involved in several public service initiatives as a member of The Brick Presbyterian Church’s Capital Campaign Outreach Committee and a member of the New York Junior League.

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