Board Advisors

Joyce E. Bush
NYC Principal (Retired)

Joyce E. Bush is a retired New York City Principal and a member of the Cahn Fellows – Distinguished Principals Alumni.  As a principal, Joyce was an advocate for the Arts and included the school in the Young People’s Dance Series and Project Dance with City Center; this affiliation introduced the students to Alvin Ailey II Dance Theater, Paul Taylor, and other theater and dance groups.  Joyce is presently an adjunct professor at Touro Graduate school in the Early Childhood Education program.  She serves on the NYC Council of Supervisors and Administrators (CSA) Political Action Committee advocating for school aid from legislatures and is also a member of the CSA Long Island Retiree Executive Board where she facilitates the website.  Joyce enjoys dancing, boating, playing tennis and reading.

Primrose Sinclair Hammond
Vice President, Bank of New York Mellon

Primrose Sinclair Hammond has over 20 years’ experience in the Global Financial Industry.  She currently serves as Vice President and team leader for Bank of New York Mellon.  As team leader, she and her team of Treasury Services professionals are responsible for ensuring clients realize their financial strategies by leveraging distinctive expertise to power investment success. 
Primrose serves as a minister at Agape Tabernacle International Fellowship.  Over the past two years, Minister Primrose serves in the Pastoral/Spiritual Care Department at Downstate Medical Center as an Intern Chaplain.
Primrose has earned a Masters of Divinity, Masters of Business Administration, and Bachelor of Science in Psychology.  She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry at New York Theological Seminary.  Her affiliations include membership in the Association for Financial Professionals, Women’s Initiatives Network, Women Organizing Mobilizing & Building and a PTA Honorary Life Member.
Primrose is married to Reverend Dr. Lawrence Hammond, the mother of three adult sons and nana to two granddaughters.