Volunteer Advisory Board

Scott Berjot-Stafiej

Scott Berjot-Stafiej has acted as a volunteer and community builder for CFI-New York City since 2009. He holds an MBA in Change Management from Southern Illinois University and has contributed to various New York-based secular blogs such as Rationally Speaking and the Gotham Skeptic. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Corey Farach

Corey Farach earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from Florida Atlantic University in 2009. He now lives in Brooklyn and volunteers for secular non-profit organizations such as The Impossible Music Sessions, advocating the free expression of music; and CFI-New York City, advocating reason, science and secular values. Corey has volunteered for CFI-NYC since 2009, and was awarded our Freethinker of the Year award in 2010.

Scott E. Weiner

Scott E. Weiner received his B.A. from Cornell University in Philosophy and Psychology and earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy at SUNY-Stony Brook with several years of doctoral research at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum in Germany. He is currently a learning strategist and corporate trainer for pharmaceutical/bio-tech companies, creating and implementing solutions to address training needs and communications challenges. Scott has has been a CFI volunteer for several years and was awarded our Volunteer of the Year award in 2011. He volunteers at several other organizations, including Gilda’s Club.

Marc Barnhill

Marc Barnhill teaches English and Critical Thinking at New York University and the City University of New York. He is the Faculty Advisor to the Bronx Community College Secular Humanist Club and an active member of New York City Skeptics and CFI-New York City. He writes a blog at EffectualAgents.org and is currently writing books on critical thinking and on freethought in American literature. He was named CFI-NYC’s Freethinker of the Year for 2011.

Dena Roth

Dena Roth holds a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts Education from Hofstra University, and is currently working towards a master’s degree in sex education and human sexuality. They began volunteering for CFI-NYC in 2012, and is involved in the secular and skeptic communities in New York City. Dena is an activist and advocate for better public education and promoting critical thinking and reason among students and children. They co-organize CFI-NYC’s LGBTQ Humanists, and Beyond Faith: An Ex-Christian Student Support Group.