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Dawn Reid-Green

Dawn Reid-Green

New York City Transit Authority, 130 Livingston Street, 11th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5106

Dawn Reid-Green, Vice President, is a native New Yorker who attended the renowned Bronx High School of Science. She is a 1989 graduate of the University at Buffalo School of Law. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University at Buffalo.

Ms. Reid-Green has worked in the public sector for over 28 years. She is an Assistant General Counsel at New York City Transit Authority, currently serving as Unit Chief-Kings Examination and Practice Unit in the Law Department-Torts Division. Prior to her appointment as Unit Chief, she headed the Richmond County arm of the Queens/Richmond Trial Unit for 18 years. She also serves as a mentor and instructor to Interns, newly minted Attorneys and Paralegals.

Ms. Reid-Green is an active member of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York where she served one term as WBASNY Treasurer, Co-Chair of the 2016 Voter Registration Drive Committee and Co-Chair of the 2017 Convention Committee. Ms. Reid-Green held the position of President of the Staten Island Women’s Bar Association (SIWBA) from 2013-2015. She proudly substantially increased membership and re-established the SIWBA as a relevant bar association in Richmond County. Her service to SIWBA included serving as SIWBA Corresponding Secretary, serving on the Bylaws Committee and organizing the Annual Dinner, CLEs, networking and other events for the members and the community.

Ms. Reid-Green has served as a Board Member of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) since 2015. She also sits as a member of the Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission-Second Department, screening potential candidates for judgeships. She has also served as a scoring judge for the Empire Mock Trial Competition.

Ms. Reid-Green is Second Vice President of the Board of the Staten Island Historical Society, where she began service on the board in 2014. She is the incoming Treasurer of Soroptimist International-Staten Island Chapter and has served as a Delegate for the past two years. She also served as Vice President of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.-Brooklyn Chapter from 2010-2012 and served on their Executive Committee for many years. She is a past member of the National Council of Negro Woman-Staten Island. She spends her free time serving as a volunteer with the NAACP HBCU College Fair on Staten Island.

Ms. Reid-Green was honored to receive the 2015 MBBA Bar Leader of the Year Award, and the 2015 Staten Island Black History Month Town Hall Meeting Award for Community Service.

Ms. Reid-Green is married to Richard Green, a guitarist with The Eturnity Band. They have two daughters, Naja Green Monette and Gabrielle Green, graduates of the prestigious Howard University, Washington D.C.