City Notify was developed by K12 Alerts, the premiere emergency notification company working with Public and Private schools throughout the United States. K12 Alerts has the ability to send thousands of emails, Texts-to-Cell, and voice calls to parents
during emergencies or weather related delays in minutes.
City Notify expands on the concept by allowing municipal officials to reachtheir constituents quickly and efficiently. In this
fast-paced, technology driven society, its imperative for cities and towns to have the ability to contact their residents and
business owners in the case of an emergency or changes in a regular schedule.
Gregory Bender founded K12 Alerts® in 2002 to provide a comprehensive and affordable emergency communications platform for schoool administrators. Mr. Bender, a native New Yorker, got his original inspiration after living through the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center.
Since 2002, K12 Alerts, Campus Alerts and now City Notify continue to evolve and meet customer needs through our countless coversations with clients as a trusted advisor. We pride ouselves on listening to our customers and providing both out of the box and tailored solutions. Our team of professionals and our unique results-based applications have set us apart from our competition. We are not imitators... we are innovators. Be part of winning team by selecting City Notify to be on your team for all of your emergency communications needs.
Wolf Boehme, President of eScholar
Wolf Boehme built and manages the business operations of eScholar LLC. His experience as a member of the founding team at Bloomberg LP, and as COO of Xceed, Inc., has provided him with strong experience in building, developing and managing a well run, stable and successful information technology company. Initially in financial services and now in education, Mr. Boehme's expertise has been instrumental in developing information tools that improve the effectiveness and efficiency of companies and other organizations. He was attracted to eScholar for the opportunity to apply his experience in financial and information services to the important endeavor of improving the quality and effectiveness of education for everyone.
Sandra Cokeley, APR
Coming from a background of public relations and marketing in the public and private sectors, Sandra Cokeley, APR, has coordinated the community relations functions for the Pearl River School District since 1989 including internal communications, media relations, print and electronic communications, and the adult education program. Cokeley holds a B.A. from Dominican College and is accredited in public relations. She served as president of the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) in 2008-09, was past president of the New York State School Public Relations Association, former northeast vice president for NSPRA and former NSPRA representative on the Universal Accreditation Board. Author of the Pearl River School District's winning 2001 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award application, Cokeley also has served as a three-time Baldrige examiner and is past chairperson of the Education Advisory Committee for the American Society for Quality. Cokeley maintains a private consulting practice and presents regularly on community relations and quality in public education. She is co-author of Malcolm and Me: How to Use the Baldrige Process to Improve Your School, published by Scarecrow Education.
J. James Lewis
J. James Lewis has over 40 years of professional financial experience. His past positions include SVP and Principal Accounting Officer at J. P. Morgan in New York and Head of Group Financial Control at Midland Bank plc in the City of London. He served as COO of the Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF) and a member of its board of trustees. FERF is a leading source of financial solutions for the financial management profession. In recognition of his work, Mr. Lewis was awarded an honorary life membership in Financial Executives International, which is the preeminent association for financial executives. Mr. Lewis is a graduate of Fordham University and a Certified Public Accountant. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of St. Luke's Educational Foundation.