Alexis Kashar is a civil rights and special education attorney. She holds a B.B.A. and a J.D. from the University of Texas and is licensed to practice in New York, D.C. and California. She is active in several local organizations. Ms. Kashar through her volunteer work with JDRC inspired the creation of the UJA-Federation of NY's first ever Jewish Community Deaf Interpreting Fund. She is the current President of the Board of Trustees for the New York School for the Deaf in White Plains and the chairperson of the Civil Rights committee for the National Association for the Deaf. Alexis lives in Scarsdale with her husband and their three children.