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Richard Stopol

President & CEO

Appointed to his position in 1989, Richard is responsible for fundraising, program planning and the overall leadership of NYC Outward Bound Schools. He previously served as a program director at the Fund for the City of New York, specializing in issues affecting children and youth. An attorney, Richard earned a JD from New York University’s School of Law. He graduated summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo and is the author of Education The Outward Bound Way.

rstopol@nycoutwardbound.org

"Working at NYC Outward Bound Schools has been one of the great joys of my life for what is now more than thirty years because every day I have seen evidence that we truly do what our organizational tagline promises – transform schools and change lives."

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