About Us

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Our Story

To inspire a passion and a purpose in Bayside High School graduates and friends with an objective of fostering the betterment of Bayside High School, its students, its faculty, its community and its future generations; to strengthen bonds and build relationships between alumni, students and the community; to perpetuate the bonds between past and present Bayside High School students for mutual growth, support and benefit.

Meet Your Alumni Board

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Gregg P. Sullivan

President

Mr. Sullivan is a graduate of Bayside High School and was the President of his Sophomore, Junior and Senior classes. He went on to a career in Film and Television working at CBS Network TV for ten years before moving out to Hollywood to develop and run his own studios working with over 300 major feature films with Paramount, Disney, Universal, Sony and 20th Century Fox.
Mr. Sullivan was also the lead consultant at the University of Southern California in their Entertainment Technology Center where he developed internet technologies for film production and distribution. Mr. Sullivan is also involved with many philanthropic enterprises from donating a neighborhood web tv channel to Bayside with BaysideLiveTV.com to a non-profit to save animals
with PetFoodlifeline.org

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David Solano

Vice President

As the parent of a Bayside High School graduate, and parent leader in the School Leadership Team & PTA during her 4 years, I was happy to support the school through parent involvement. When the need for an alumni/community organization arose, I was happy to take part as a member of the executive board for Friends of Bayside High School. This is our first year and we are off to a great start with the 80th Anniversary celebration planning. A greater undertaking is the Alumni directory you are reading here. We hope to connect all the alumni through Friends of Bayside High School and continue the support to the students, present and future. This is only possible with your support to which I say, sincerely, Thank You!  Dave Solano, V.P.

 

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Ting F. Wong

Treasurer

The father of a Bayside High School graduate, Ting F Wong, CPA, retired from NYS Dept. of Taxation & Finance after more than 30 years of service as a tax auditor. During school years ’12/’13 and ’13/’14 he served as the Treasurer of the Bayside High School PTA. Currently, he serves as the Treasurer on the Executive Board of Friends of Bayside High School. Mr. Wong is passionate about his work for achieving organizational integrity, and maintaining accurate financial records for each organization he serves.

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Rachel Wylie

Secretary & BHS Teacher

Rachel Wylie is a graduate of Bayside High School and current Social Studies teacher at Bayside High School. She serves as the Secretary on the Friends of Bayside High School Executive Board. Her responsibilities on the Executive Board include collaborating with Board members to plan and organize Bayside High School’s 80th Anniversary Gala and other events, as well as, recording the minutes in reference to each meeting.

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Miriam Riaz

Trustee & BHS Teacher

Miriam Riaz graduated from Bayside HS in 2006. Her role includes ensuring prudent use of all assets, resources and activities. She helps make decisions in the best interest of the school and the non-profit organization.

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Vanessa Valente

Trustee & BHS Teacher

Vanessa Valente graduated from Bayside High School in 1992. In addition to working as an English teacher during her tenure as a BHS teacher since 1998, she has also served on the School Leadership Team, the school’s UFT Executive Board as a delegate, the Safety Committee, and as an advisor to numerous clubs. Outside of school, Ms. Valente has served as a Trustee on the Gold Coast Library Board. As Alumni Director and Trustee, Ms. Valente establishes and maintains contact with Bayside graduates and works to bridge the gaps between yesterday’s graduates and today’s successes. Her roles include planning, networking and contributing to meaningful and responsible decision-making at monthly board meetings.