faculty members of the Ackerman Institute
for the Family attend gala
YORK, NEW YORK (October 23rd, 2018) - The 12th
Moving Families Forward gala took place at
the JW Marriott Essex House on Monday, October 22nd
in New York City.
Tamsen Fadal, eleven-time Emmy award -winning PIX 11 News
Anchor, returned to host the evening for the fifth consecutive
year. Gisselle Acevedo, the new President & CEO of the
Ackerman Institute for the Family, presided over the gala for
the first time. The event benefited the vital programs and
ongoing services for children and families at the Ackerman
Institute for the Family.
Ackerman Institute for the Family honored:
Senior legal and investigative correspondent for NBC News, with
the Ackerman Family Advocate Award.
President Emeritus of the Ackerman Institute for the Family,
with the Ackerman Innovative Leadership Award.
Principal and creative director of Arnold Syrop Architects,
Ackerman Distinguished Service Award.
Moving Families Forward Gala Co-Chairs were: Leslie
Roberts, and Deborah Werner. Honorary Co-Chairs
were: Martha Fling, Ackerman Board Chair, and
Alice K. Netter. The Gala Planning Committee was:
Vicky Kahn, Gisella Lemos, Jeanette Monninger, Emilie Dubois
Poteat, and Nicole Poteat.
VIPs in attendance included: Cynthia McFadden;
Lois Braverman; Arnold Syrop; Gisselle Acevedo; PIX 11’s Tamsen
Fadal, Kori Chambers, Scott Stanford and Mr. G. Among
the VIPS, several members of the Ackerman Board of Directors
that attended included: Ira Sallen;
Leslie Roberts; Deborah Werner; Martha Fling; Alice K. Netter;
Vicky Kahn; Gisella Lemos; Jeanette Monninger; Emilie Dubois
Poteat; Nicole Poteat; Alfred Feliu; Robert Ruckh; Mary Bijur;
Jeannine Ackerman Curhan; Linda Dishy; Harriet Habert; Dayan
Kazi; Dorris Kempner; Arthur Maslow; Imke Oster; Daniel Rocker;
Greg Rogers; Stephen Sokoloff; Nina Taselaar;
and Janine Weisenbeck.
30 faculty members of the Ackerman Institute for the Family
About Ackerman Institute for the Family
Founded in 1960, the Ackerman Institute for the
Family is one of the premier institutions for family therapy and
one of the best-known and most highly regarded training
facilities for family therapists in the United States. The
Institute serves families from all walks of life at all stages
of family life.