Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees 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 TRUSTEES (2015-2016)

 

President, Michael Fabricant, Ph.D.

Professor, Hunter College, Silberman School of Social Work

 

Vice President, Betsy Fabricant

Director of Support Services, Footsteps

Fundraising, Program and Board Development committees

 

Secretary, Kathy Skrupskis

Board Development and Fundraising committees

 

Treasurer, Richard A. Cleaveland

Finance committee

 

Cynthia Boyea, RPA, CPM

Property Manager, Paramount Group Inc, NYC

Program committee

 

Jeff Crum

Director of Real Estate, NJ Community Capital

Property committee

 

Susan Cuevas

Property manager, Portofino Condominium Association

Property committee

 

Emily Driscoll-Kelly

Fundraising committee, Student

 

Catherine Felegi

Bristol Myers Sqibb

Program committee

 

Barbara Gaines

St. Joseph Social Services Center

Program committee

 

Amanda Leon de Gavarrete

Elizabeth Board of Education

Program committee

 

Eileen Martines

Standard and Poor’s Financial Services

Fundraising and Communications committees

 

Rosmery Pena

BASF

 

Susan Rifkin

Athletic Director, Bruriah High School

Board Development and Program committees

 

Marta Rivera

Branch Manager, New York Community Bank

Fundraising committee

 

Stephen V. St. Hilaire, Esq.

Retired, Central Jersey Legal Services

Property and Program committees

 

Veronica Thomas

St. Joseph Social Services Center

Program committee

 

Allie Tunis

New York Historical Society

Program committee

 


 

ASSOCIATE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

 

Roy Thomas Colicchio

 

Gerard Campbell

Retired Vice President, JP Morgan Chase

 

Edith Cheney, EdS.

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

 

Donna Grozuczak, Esq.

Special Fundraising Events committee

 

Ellie Lesperance

Retired Assistant Chief Investigator, Office of the Public

Defender, Law Guardian Program in Newark

Program committee

 

Arthur Martines

Retired Vice President of Human Resources, Saint Barnabas Health Care System

Finance and HR Development committees

 

Shelley Rothenberg

Finance committee

 

Patricia Ann Vogler, Esq.

Basketball committee

 

 


 

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE

 

Linda Flores-Tober

Executive Director, The Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless

Ex-Officio