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Dr. Robert M. Waterman


A Commitment to District 36

Dr. Robert M. Waterman is a graduate from Drew University, where he obtained his doctorate degree, New York Theology  Seminary, Master of Divinity; a Bachelor degree from Hunter College, a Political Science degree, and an Associates degree (Public Administration) from Engenio Maria de Hostos Community College of the City University of New York. A recipient of the Belle Zeller Scholar and New York University Scholarship. All American Academic Team, Dean’s list, College Scholarship Talent Roster and Phi Theta Kappa. A life member of NAACP and Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.
Dr. Robert M. Waterman has served as Assistant to the Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs at Medgar Evers College and Conduct Officer for three years. He served as the Director of CUNY Service Corps in the office of Career Management Office, where Dr. Waterman recruits students for the CUNY Service Corps to interview and participate in the cohort of students who will serve as ambassadors for the institution and CUNY. Students bridge the gap between the classroom and the workforce. Students contribute to advancing the mission of a specific service organization and learn the value of civic engagement. Now going into his 5th year he is serving as the Career Manager Officer for the Medgar Evers Career Management Services. He has served as a substitute teacher in the Department of Education for six years in District 16.
Dr. Robert M. Waterman, Pastor’s Antioch Baptist Church, located in the district for 19 years. He worked in the Engineering field for over 20 years before going into education. Dr. Waterman is actively engaged in the fight against issues such as poor education, poverty, lack of jobs and limited healthcare. He serves as the President of the A.A.C.E.O., African American Clergy, and Elected Officials Organization of Brooklyn for the last 10 years. Dr. Waterman serves as the Chair of the Trustee Board of Interfaith Medical Center and Vice-Chair of the Trustee Board of One Brooklyn Health. (Interfaith, Brookdale and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Centers) He served on Community Board # 3 for over 10 years. He serves on D16 Diversity Committee for the Department of Education in District 16. Dr. Waterman Lives in the district with his wife Lola and 3 daughters Nia, Imani and Jada.