Board of Directors

Jacob V. (Jake) Hudnut


Jake loves Jersey City with all his heart. He moved here in 2005, and has worked alongside his neighbors and city leaders while successfully campaign managing and electing progressive and reform-minded candidates to our Jersey City Board of Education. Jake is a former Jersey City Public Defender, and is currently in private practice advocating for the rights of the accused and immigrants in courts across New Jersey and New York. 

Emmy Tiderington

Vice President of Membership

Bio to come

Rachael Dsilva

Executive Secretary & Past President

Rachael is originally from Toronto, Canada. She has lived in Jersey City since 2008 and in Harsimus Cove since 2013. She is also a core member of the Downtown Harvest Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) group, an organization that supports a local New Jersey farmer who supplies organic, seasonal vegetables through the 24-week summer growing season. She loves to sing and is a member of North River Sing, a local choral group. For her day job, she is a business analyst and technical project manager who works for a financial firm in New York. Rachael served as HCA Interim President in 2017.

Meredith Lander


Sarah Ordway

Vice President for Communication

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