BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our Board of Directors is an enthusiastic team of active and retired professionals from a variety of backgrounds and industries. This energetic group brings a wealth of knowledge, leadership and community support to help the homeless.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS (2022-2023)

 

Executive Board

President,

Jeff Crum
Director of Real Estate, NJ Community Capital

Finance committee

 

Vice President,

Michael Szarek

Director of Advancement at the Hudson School

Fundraising committee

Treasurer Elect

Carmen Rivera

Spencers Savings Bank

Fundraising committee

Secretary,

Catherine Felegi

Staff writer, Advocates for Children of New Jersey

Program committee

General Members 

Steven Clayton

Advocates for Children of NJ

Betsy Fabricant

Retired, Footsteps

Fundraising, Program, and Board Development committees

Michael Fabricant, Ph.D.

Professor, Hunter College, Silberman School of Social Work
Finance/Property, Board Development committees

Eileen Martines

Standard and Poor’s Financial Services

Fundraising and Communications committees

Lawrence Mason

Community Representative

 

Rosmery Pena

BASF
Fundraising committee

Anequa Pond

New York City Housing Authority

Fundraising

 

Susan Rifkin

Athletic Director, Bruriah High School for Girls

Board Development and Program committee

Marta Rivera

Branch Manager, New York Community Bank

Fundraising committee

 

Stephen V. St. Hilaire, Esq.

Retired, Central Jersey Legal Services

Property and Program committees

Alexandra "Allie" Tunis

New York Historical Society

Program committee

ASSOCIATE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Roy Thomas Colicchio

Teacher, Edison Board of Education
Fundraising committee

 

Edith Cheney, Ed.S.

Member Emeritus, Therapist, St. Joseph’s Social Service Center

Board Development committee

 

Sr. Jacinta Fernandes, OSB, MSW

Member Emeritus, Former Director, St. Joseph’s Social Service Center

Board Development Committee

Ellie Lesperance

Retired Assistant Chief Investigator, Office of the Public

Defender, Law Guardian Program in Newark

Fundraising committee

 

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE

 

Linda Flores-Tober

Executive Director, The Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless

Ex-Officio