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Board of Directors


Thomas P. Gaulrapp Jr. - Chairman, Babylon IDA Board of Directors

Thomas P. Gaulrapp Jr is the Director of field operations for Certified Interiors, Inc. Tom is a lifelong Village of Lindenhurst resident, and he is actively involved in the Lindenhurst Little League and Lindenhurst Soccer.

He has been a member of the NYC District Council of Carpenters... read more ››

Vice Chairman

Justin Belkin - Vice-Chairman, Babylon IDA Board of Directors

Justin Belkin currently works as a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)® in the strategy department at Canon USA, where he was recognized as a Canon Presidential Spirit Award recipient.

Justin is a resident of Deer Park and has earned an MBA from the University of Oxford. He... read more ››


Secretary - Babylon IDA Board of Directors

Paulette Laborne is a Legal aid with the Town of Babylon Planning and Zoning Department. She is a resident of Amityville and attended Farmingdale State College.

Paulette has been involved with fundraising for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and she is a volunteer lector and... read more ››

Board Member

William Bogardt - Member, Babylon IDA Board of Directors

William Bogardt works in Franchise Operations for Suffolk Regional Off-Track betting, finding, placing, marketing, and maintaining Self Service OTB machines in local establishments around the county.

William was born in Queens, NY and has lived in the Town of Babylon for 24 years; a home... read more ››

Board Member

William Celona - Member, Babylon IDA Board of Directors

William Celona is the Director of sales at Montana Datacom, a position he has held since 2010. Bill is a lifelong resident of Deer Park. He graduated from Deer Park High School with the class of 1983, thereafter attending Dowling College majoring in Business Management.

He is a coach of...

Board Member

 Rosemarie Dearing - Member, Babylon IDA Board of Directors

Rosemarie Dearing is the Director of NACEC and North Amityville Community Development Corp; she is also is a Scientist with Brookhaven National Labs and Stony Brook University Health Sciences.

Rosemarie is a resident of Copiague and she graduated from West Virginia State College. She is... read more ››

Board Member

Marcus Duffin - Member, Babylon IDA Board of Directors

Marcus Duffin is a Special Projects Coordinator for the Town of Babylon Supervisor's office. He resides in Amityville and went to school at the University of Hartford.

Marcus is a driven professional with over 15 years of experience advancing local and state goals through effective... read more ››

Alternate Board Member

Carol Quirk - Alternate Board Member, Babylon IDA Board of Directors

Carol Quirk is a fifty-four-year resident of Deer Park. She went to Bayside High School. She is a former Town Councilwoman, as well as a former Town Clerk.

Carol is currently retired and holds a position on the Deer Park High School Special Education Committee. read more ››

Babylon IDA
47 West Main Street - Suite 3
Babylon, NY 11702
Tel: 631-587-3679
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