Board of Trustees


Patrick Cadet, Ph.D
– National Institute on Drug Abuse, Post-Doctoral Fellow
– National Institute of Mental Health PI ・紫j莎・ant
– Member of various scientific editorial Boards author of over 30 publications
– Patent Holder

Manny Carvalllho
Emmigrated from hisnative Portugal to the U.S. 30 years ago with the aspiration of becoming a restaurateur. Carvalho made that dream come true when he opened his first restaurant called Bairrada in 1993, which was followed by Churrasqueira Bairrada, in 1996. Next he opened a retail outlet, Carvalho Imports, which sells the bread baked fresh at Bairrada, as well as food and other goods.
He is a member of the:
– County Seat Kiwanis
– Portuguese Lions Club
– Mineola Portuguese Society

Frank Castagna
Principal/ Owner: Americana Manhasset
Principal/Owner: Castagna Realty Co. , Inc.
Chairman: Gilbert Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
Chairman: Council of Overseers for the Rose

Board member:
– Nassau County Museum of Art
– National Disabilities Services in Albertson.
– Old Westbury Gardens, the Institute for Community Development
– Anti-Defamation League.

He works closely with North Shore University Hospital, Schneider’s Children’s Hospital and Long Island Jewish Hospital, the Long Island Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, the North Shore Child and Guidance Association, St. Francis Hospital, the Arthritis Foundation and Mommas, a home for unwed mothers.

Albert Markov
A violinist, composer, teacher, and conductor studied at Kharkov and Moscow conservatories under Lechinsky and Yankelevich.
Winning the Gold Medal in the Queen Elizabeth Competition in Brussels.
Mr. Markov made his sensational debut with the Houston Symphony in May, 1976, prompting a New York Times reviewer to write: The audience roared approval, coming to its feet for three standing ovations, Mr. Markov vowed them with dazzling pyrotechnics. Markov performed a solo appearances at Carnegie Hall in New York, at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and played to great media acclaim in concert halls in Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit, Philadelphia, Houston, Toronto, Montreal and other cities of North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Currently, Mr. Markov is a faculty member in Manhattan School of Music and Long Island Conservatory of Music.