Our Team

Board

Robert John, President
Regional Real Estate Manager, FirstGroup America

Marc Haefner, Esq., Vice President
Walsh Pizzi O’Reilly Falanga LLP

Serafina Oxner, Treasurer
Executive Director, Healthcare Contracting Admin., Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp

Lisa Geller, Secretary
Principal, Geller Counsulting

Jane Berlant
Listener, Caring Contact

Melissa Cohen, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Russell Hovland
Retired, Nonprofit Director, Financial Planning and Analysis

Travis Hudelson
Senior Account Executive, Saba Software

Colleen Bodek, LAC
School Counselor, Rahway High School
Listener, Caring Contact

Janet Sarkos, Ex-Officio
Executive Director, Caring Contact

Robert Evans
Retired, Manager Leasing and Property Development, Port Commerce Department, Port Authority of NY/NJ

Kimberly DeFronzo
Pharmacist/Consumer Safety Officer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Gregory Montalbano
Senior Network Engineer, Refinery 29

Professor Jeremiah Sullivan, M.A.
Lecturer (Public Relations) and Faculty Adviser, School of Communication, Media and Journalism, Kean University

Karen Yutsus
Global Head, Process, Documentation and Standards, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp

Staff

Janet Sarkos
Executive Director

Melinda Allen-Grote
Outreach Coordinator

Ashley Bambo
Volunteer Manager

Arlene Klemow
Director of Training

Lucinda Mercer, CFRE
Development Director

Stefanie Linzer
Office Administrator