Members of the executive committee and president of the Port Chester/Rye Branch of the NAACP took the oath of office at the organization’s first meeting of the year on Jan. 8 at Carver Center. Assemblyman Steve Otis swore in the newly-elected and re-elected officers. Tom Kissner was re-elected president. Members of the Executive Committee are John and Doris Reavis, Fred Griffin, Jane Hill, Martha Bell, Francis Pride and Noki Masuku. Executive Committee member Joan Grangenois-Thomas was not in attendance. Later in the meeting, County Executive George Latimer talked with all in attendance, including several youth members.