The NYSBC is an organization made up of lactation consultants, health care providers, regional breastfeeding coaltions and the major
statewide maternal and child health organizations.
The mission of the NYSBC is to improve the health of New Yorkers by working collaboratively to promote, protect, and support
breastfeeding as the norm in New York State.
In New York State, breastfeeding is supported in all environments to promote optimal health and development.
Board of Directors
Susan Vierczhalek MD
Karen Hylton-McGuire RN, MSN, IBCLC
Stephanie Sosnowski, BS, ICCE, IBCLC
Ann Marie Paraszczuk, Ed.D., RNC, IBCLC
Lorelei Michels, DO, IBCLC
Public Policy Committee Chair
Other Board Members
Mary K. Comtois
Sharon Marshall Taylor
C. Melissa Morelli-Walsh