Frank Piccininni

Frank Piccininni (President) is a biologist, environmental attorney, and passionate environmentalist dedicated to restoring functional habitat to our human-impacted landscape. Frank received his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law, his M.S. in Biological Sciences from Marshall University, and his B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation from the

University of Massachusetts, Amherst. As a fervent advocate of local environmental stewardship, Frank sits on the Board of Directors and is the Chair of the Habitat Restoration Committee for Save The Great South Bay. Frank is Co-Chair of the Land Use Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. He is also Co-Chair of

Suffolk County Pollinator Task Force and a member of the Coindre Hall Advisory Board for Suffolk County. Furthermore, as the Regional Co-Director of the American Chestnut Foundation, he works to establish mother orchards across Long Island to breed blight-resistant Chestnut trees. Frank has several peer-reviewed publications, and he is a member of the editorial advisory board of the Environmental Claims Journal. Most importantly, as a native Long Islander and father, Frank aspires to bring back the health of this beautiful island for the prosperity and enjoyment of future generations.