Board of Directors

The Greater Port Washington Business Improvement District (BID) Board of Directors is composed of eleven people:

Six directors elected to represent commercial property owners
Three directors appointed by the Town of North Hempstead.
Two directors elected to represent commercial tenants

Meetings of the BID Board of Directors are held at the BID/Chamber of Commerce office at 329 Main Street at 7:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month.

If you are interested in attending a meeting, please call Mariann Dalimonte at
(516) 883-8890 to confirm the meeting date and time.


Paul J Oleksiw – President (Bill’s Auto)
Joseph A Canigiani  – Vice-President (Joseph A. Canigiani Real Estate)
Steven Avazis – Secretary  (Arena Sports Center)
Peter Smith  – Treasurer (Padon Development)


Hon. Dina M. De Giorgio –  (Council woman, Town of North Hempstead)
William Haagenson, DVM – (Village of Baxter Estates)
Deirdre M. Heapps – (Property Owner – Pig Pen Studios, Inc.)
Hon. Fred L Pollack – (Former Councilman, Town of North Hempstead)
Talin Eshaghoff Sarraf – (Property Manager)
Scott Weil, O.D., P.C. –  (North Shore Vision)

Executive Director

Mariann Dalimonte