Michael Huvane is Vice President of Marketing at the New York Power Authority (NYPA).

In his position, Michael is responsible for the Business and Municipal markets as well as the statewide economic development activities of NYPA. Michael has over 30 years of experience in the utility industry in various positions with a strong focus on the customer.

Michael is a Member of the Board of Trustees of New York Destination Imagination, a competitive international program for school aged children that promotes and encourages divergent thinking and creative problem solving. Over his many years of volunteering with DI, Michael has been a Parent/Team Manager/Coach, regional appraiser and Challenge Master at both the regional and state levels. In addition, Michael is a Director of the New York State Economic Development Council and Vice Chairman of Town of Cortlandt, Parks, Recreation and Conservation Advisory Board.

Our Mission

To engage participants in project-based challenges that are designed to build confidence and develop extraordinary creativity, critical thinking, communication, and teamwork skills.

We inspire and equip students to achieve anything they can imagine in life.

We offer seven exciting standards-based Challenges in STEMImprovVisual ArtsService Learning, and Early Learning. Each Challenge is open-ended and enables students (K-university) to learn and experience the creative process from imagination to innovation. In solving our Challenges, teams learn important 21st century skills which will prepare them for a brilliant future. Students have fun and gain confidence in their ability to solve any challenge.

NYDI is the New York affiliate of Destination Imagination Inc.: a non-profit, volunteer-led, cause-driven organization.


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