Manuel Saez, PhD, Treasurer
Health + Hospitals New York City Assistant Vice President
Manuel Saez, Ph.D.
My name is Manuel Saez and I have been a proud professional in the healthcare industry for 25 years. My experience has allowed me to serve some of the largest healthcare systems in New York City. I have served as the department leader for multiple business lines across the healthcare sector with the opportunity to support and engage multiple levels of complex organizations. In addition, serving as an active professional in a demanding and competitive northeast healthcare sector creating operational startup programs, costings and contract integrations. Also performed in the capacity as a Regional Leader for Safety, Management Training and Development. Priorities included the administrative leadership for program integration, strategic enhancement and sustainability.
I was born and raised in New York City. A proud alumni of Fordham University were I completed my undergraduate degree in Information Management and Business. Achieved a graduate degree with a Master in Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University. I completed my Ph.D. in Business Management with a concentration in Leadership from Capella University. I have been grateful for my opportunities to serve as an active member with non-profit charitable organizations fostering mentoring and development.
I am excited to be an active member of our board. Inspiring to serve our communities and support our heritage with a fervent vigor.
- Cristina Contreras, Chair, Board of Directors
- Wilton Cedeno, Immediate Past Chair & Special Advisor
- Maria M. Khury, Chair Emeritus & Education/Scholarship Committee Co-Chair
- Jose Ramon Martinez, 1st Vice-President & Education/Scholarship Committee Co-Chair
- Leonardo Ivan Dominguez, 2nd Vice President & Arts/Culture Committee Co-Chair
- Maria T. Osorio, Secretary
- Estela Vazquez, Audit Committee Chair & Arts/Culture Committee Co-Chair
- Bernardo “Bernie” Rodriguez, Volunteer Committee Chair
- Manny Saez, Treasurer
- Maria Lizardo
- Annie Minguez
- Remysell Salas
- Gregoria Feliciano
- Dorian Rojas
- Ysmael De Castro
- Alexander Nunez-Torres
NatDDP’s Board regularly evaluates the board composition to ensure it includes the appropriate experience, perspective, and community relationships necessary to drive growth for our organization and its mission.
We would like to congratulate Cristina Contreras for being elected Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Dominican Day Parade. Cristina Contreras, (MPA, LMSW, FABC, Chief Executive Officer at NYC Health + Hospitals / Metropolitan) is an accomplished healthcare professional with a passion for our community.
Cristina is an outstanding leader and will be focused on moving NatDDP’s mission to new heights along with our outstanding board members, volunteers, community partners and Sponsors.