Board of Directors and Officers



Emanuel V. Sorge Ph.D.

Chairman and President BDF

Microbial Physiologist - taught Nursing and Medical Technology students Anatomy & Physiology and Microbiology for 10 years

Entrepreneur and CEO of two recycling companies

Writer and Coordinator for 4 NYS grants

Former Director of the I Love a Clean NY mass media educational campaign


Stuart Heffer ESQ

BDF Director/ Secretary

Practicing Law since 1995

NYC Educator - Mathematics instructor

NYS "Teacher of the Year" 2012

Anita Marie Sorge

Director - Treasurer

Business Representative for 3 corporations over past 40 years

Educator - 25+ years


Victoria Siegel

Former Mayor of Bayville, NY with more than 24 years of public service

Business Development and Consultant

Timothy Brogan

BDF Director

Co-Founder - Assurenet Inc.

V.P. Business Development -Assure Net Inc.

Extensive wireless telecom experience including the launch of the nation's first pay-one-price wireless model.


Rosemarie Sorge

Vice President for Communications and Development

Graphic Artist and Designer for Viacom

General Manager for over 16 years in the retail and restaurant trade