Ms. Crawford has been a board member since 1998, connecting with Hope Community through an organization called Volunteer Consulting Group, which matches professionals in the financial and business arena with non-profit organizations. She has strong interest in real estate development, education and homelessness. Although she is a Professor and Deputy Chair at Monroe College School of Business and Accounting, Ms. Crawford sees her work with Hope as a necessary part of her life. Ms.Crawford is an active member in her community. In addition to volunteering at Hope, she also serves as a team parent/manager for the Riverbank Mites Youth Hockey Team and a team manager with Harlem Little League's Tee Ball Division. Ms. Crawford encourages all Hope tenants to share their feedback and ideas with the Board and its management.