Jordan Copeland was recently elected trustee of the Scarsdale Historical Society and serves as the secretary. He attended Brown University, where he met his wife Lisa, and New York University School of Law. He worked as an attorney for eleven years, including ten as a public defender in the Bronx. He then switched careers, and is now in his seventh year as a fifth grade public school teacher in the Bronx. He has researched the history of Clason Point in the Bronx in order to help his students learn about their neighborhood, and often attends tours of the Bronx Historical Society.
Jordan has lived in the Edgewood neighborhood of Scarsdale since 2003. He has researched the history of the Arthur Manor and Edgewood neighborhoods, and gives a yearly tour of those neighborhoods. He is looking forward to helping the Society furthering its educational goals.