George Calderaro is Director of Community Relations at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies. Formerly he served as communications director of The New School, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, The Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Neuberger Museum of Art at SUNY Purchase. Calderaro is a member of the Board of Directors of the Historic Districts Council, the 29th Street Neighborhood Association, and Victorian Society of New York. As well as a committee member of the Landmarks50 Alliance, New York Public Radio Diversity and Inclusion New Advisory Board, and the New York City Board of Education Career and Technical Education Business and Finance Advisory Board. He is a former member of Manhattan Community Board 1 (co-chair of its Battery Park City Committee and a member of its Landmarks Committee), and founding member of Save Gansevoort Market Committee and Visual AIDS Night Without Light Committee.