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Jonathan Holloway

Piscataway, NJ
Ex Officio
President, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Fauzan Amjad

Woodbridge, NJ
School of Arts and Sciences, B.S./ B.A., 2024
Student Charter Trustee-2029
Legislative Intern, U.S. House of Representative; Undergraduate Researcher, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Michael W. Azzara

Ridgewood, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1969
Charter Trustee–2025
Senior Consultant, Foley Proctor Yoskowitz

Jennifer C. Bender

Allendale, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1993
Yale Law School, J.D., 1996
Alumna Trustee–2029
Vice President, Deputy Chief Legal Officer, Retirement Solutions, The Prudential Insurance Company of America

Jonathan R. Boguchwal

Westfield, NJ
Livingston College, B.A., 2002
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy, M.P.A.P, 2003
Public Trustee–2028
Partner, CLB Partners

Robert S. Boikess

Piscataway, NJ
Regents Columbia College, B.A., 1957
Columbia University, M.S., 1960
Columbia University, Ph.D., 1961
Senate Representative–2025
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Linda J. Caldwell Epps

Newark, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1973
Seton Hall University, M.A., 1989
Drew University, D.Litt, 2010
Alumna Trustee–2027
President and CEO of 1804 Consultants

Kim Case

Gillette, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 2003
Pace School of Education, M.S.
School of Law–Newark, J.D., 2008
Alumna Trustee–2030
President, CN Communications International, Inc.

C. Edward Chaplin

Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Rutgers College, B.A., 1978
Harvard University, M.C.R.P., 1980
Charter Trustee–2028
Chair, Brighthouse Financial, Inc.

Carol Tecla Christ

Berkeley, CA
Douglass College, B.A., 1966
Yale University, M.Ph., 1969
Yale University, Ph.D., 1970
Charter Trustee–2030
Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley

Gary W. Chropuvka

Red Bank, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1993
Columbia University, M.S., 2001
Charter Trustee–2028

Anthony J. Covington

Montclair, NJ
School of Arts and Sciences, B.A., 2015
Charter Trustee–2025
Client Executive, Microsoft

Monica E. de los Rios

Cranford, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1993
Rutgers Law School–Newark, J.D., 1999
Charter Trustee–2027
General Counsel, Casino Reinvestment Development Authority

Harriett A. Druskin

Gladstone, NJ
Charter Trustee–2026
Vice President, The Druskin Family Foundation, Inc.

Michael DuHaime

Westfield, NJ
Livingston College/School of Communication, Information and Library Studies, B.A., 1995
Public Trustee–2021 (Holdover)
Chief Executive Officer, MAD Global Strategy Group

Norman H. Edelman

New York, NY
Brooklyn College, B.S., 1957
NYU School of Medicine, M.D., 1961
Charter Trustee–2026
Professor of Preventative and Internal Medicine, Core faculty, Program in Public Health, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Dina Karmazin Elkins

Princeton, NJ
University of Miami, B.S., 1993
Charter Trustee–2029
Executive Director, Karma Foundation

Robert M. Falzon

Morristown, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1981
Columbia University, M.B.A.
Alumnus Trustee–2026
Vice Chairman, Prudential Financial

Brielle K. Fedorko

Riverdale, NJ
School of Arts and Sciences - 2025 (expected)
Student Representative–2025

Christiana R. Foglio

Princeton, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1984
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, M.S., 1986
Alumna Trustee–2025
CEO of Community Investment Strategies, Inc.

Jeanne M. Fox

New Brunswick, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1975
School of Law–Camden, J.D., 1979
Harvard, Kennedy School of Government, State & Local Government Certificate, 1991
Public Trustee–2025
Retired, Commissioner, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities; Adjunct Professor, Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs; Adjunct Professor, Bloustein School; Center for Renewables Integration (non-profit) partner

Robert H. Friedman

Maplewood, NJ
Rutgers College, A.B., 1974
Temple University, M.Ed., 1976
Rutgers Law School-Newark, J.D., 1983
Alumnus Trustee–2026
Partner, Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
 

Margaret A. Gillis

Manalapan, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1975
Rutgers Graduate School of Business Administration, M.B.A., 1979
Alumna Trustee–2029
McDonald’s Franchise Owner

David L. Harris

South Orange, NJ
Penn State University, B.A., 1970
Penn State University, M.Ed., 1972
Rutgers Law School-Newark, J.D., 1979
Alumnus Trustee–2026
Retired, Lowenstein & Sandler Law Firm

Joyce P. Hendricks

Warren, NJ
School of Communication, Information and Library Studies, B.A., 1998
Charter Trustee–2030
President, Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation

Kenneth R. Johnson

Cranbury, NJ
School of Engineering, B.S., 1966
New Jersey Institute of Technology, M.S.I.E., 1972
Alumnus Trustee–2028
Retired, Vice President & General Manager, Lockheed Martin Space Systems

Yanique D. Le-Cadre

Montclair, NJ
Wesleyan University, B.A., 1988
University of Medicine and Dentistry, D.M.D., 1993
University of Medicine and Dentistry, M.S., 2000
Charter Trustee–2026
Orthodontist, Private Practice

Indu Lew

Freehold, NJ
Rutgers College of Pharmacy, B.S., 1991
University of Florida, College of Pharmacy, Ph.D., 2002
Alumna Trustee–2025
Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff to President, RWJBH

Walter B. MacDonald

Princeton, NJ
Camden College of Arts and Sciences, B.A., 1974
Graduate School–New Brunswick, Ph.D., 1983
Charter Trustee–2029
Retired, President and CEO, Educational Testing Service

Amy B. Mansue

Hightstown, NJ
University of Alabama, B.S., 1986
University of Alabama, M.S.W., 1987
Charter Trustee–2025
Chief Executive Officer and President, Inspira Health

Susan F. Martin

Friday Harbor, WA
Douglass College, B.A., 1968
University of Pennsylvania, M.A., 1969
University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D., 1972
Charter Trustee–2028
Retired, Donald G. Herzberg Professor Emerita of International Migration, Georgetown University

James P. McCarthy

Medford, NJ
Camden School of Arts and Sciences, B.A., 1986
Charter Trustee–2030
Retired, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Mary Papamarkou

Keyport, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1990
Cornell University, Brooks School of Public Policy, M.P.A., 2022
Charter Trustee–2028
Managing Director

Ilce Perez

Belleville, NJ
School of Arts and Sciences, B.A., 2021
Student Charter Trustee–2025
Enterprise Sales, Vimeo

Wendy M. Purcell

New Brunswick, NJ
Senate Representative-2025
Vice Chair for Education and Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and Justice, Rutgers School of Public Health

Jason J. Redd

Princeton Junction, NJ
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, B.S., 2001
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, M.C.R.P., 2004
Charter Trustee–2030
Managing Principal, Stono Public Affairs

Linda D. Moton Rivers

West Windsor, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1981
Graduate School of Business–Newark, M.B.A., 1983
Alumna Trustee–2026
Retired

Teresa Rodriguez

Ridgewood, NJ
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.S., 1993
Rutgers School of Law–Newark, J.D., 1997
Alumna Trustee–2029
Senior Counsel, Enforcement Division, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Carole Sampson-Landers

Flemington, NJ
Douglass College, B.S., 1969
UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School, M.M.S., 1974
Temple University Medical School, M.D., 1976
Alumna Trustee–2026
Retired, Director, Global Development, Women's Health, Bayer Healthcare

Philip Scalo

Ortley Beach, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1975
Rutgers School of Law-Newark, J.D., 1978
Alumnus Trustee–2028
Chairman, Bartley Healthcare; Vice Chairman, American Health Care Association Post Acute Health Care Consultant

Squire J. Servance

Princeton, NJ
School of Engineering, B.S., 2004
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, M.B.A., 2008
Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2008
Alumnus Trustee–2028
Managing Partner, Syridex Bio

Ronald D. Wilson

Spring Lake, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1971
Alumnus Trustee–2025
Retired, President and Chief Operating Officer, Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Company

Nusrath Yusuf

Highland Park, NJ
Student Representative–2025

School of Graduate Studies

Trustees Emeriti

Gregory Bender

South Bound Brook, NJ
School of Engineering, B.S., 1968
Emeritus
Senior Packaging, Handling, Storage and Transportation Engineer, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division

William E. Best

Belle Mead, NJ
North Carolina Central University, B.S., 1973
Emeritus
Senior Vice President, PNC Bank

Gregory Brown

Barrington Hills, IL
Livingston College, B.A., 1982
Emeritus
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Dorothy W. Cantor

New York, NY
City College of New York, B.S., 1957
Kean College of New Jersey, M.A., 1968
Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Psy.D., 1976
Emerita
Retired Psychologist

Mary J. Chyb

Lavallette, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1971
Graduate School of Education, Ed.M., 1973
Emerita
Consultant IT

Kevin J. Collins

Venice, FL
Holy Cross College, B.A., 1961
School of Law–Newark, L.L.B., J.D., 1964
University of Pennsylvania–Wharton School, I.B.C., 1972
Columbia University, M.A., 1995
Emeritus

Anthony J. DePetris

Camden, NJ
Camden College of Arts and Sciences, B.A., 1984
University of Delaware, M.P.A., 1986
Emeritus

Mary I. DiMartino

Lawrenceville, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1985
Emerita
Executive Director, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

James F. Dougherty

Wayne, PA
Rutgers College, B.A., 1974
Graduate School–New Brunswick, M.S., 1975
University of Pennsylvania, V.M.D., 1980
Emeritus
Veterinarian

Robert P. Eichert

Edison, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1978
Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1984
Emeritus
Attorney, Robert P. Eichert, Esq.

Ronald W. Giaconia

Bonita Springs, FL
Rutgers College, B.A., 1958
Emeritus
Retired

Rochelle Gizinski

Brick, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1980
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1983
Emerita
Retired, Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey

Leslie E. Goodman

Naples, FL
Rutgers College, B.A., 1965
Graduate School of Management, M.B.A., 1970
School of Law–Camden, J.D., 1980
Emeritus
Chair, The Eagle Group, Inc.

M. Wilma Harris

Springfield, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1966
University of Pennsylvania, M.G.A., 1971
Emerita
Retired, Vice President, Human Resources, Prudential

Robert A. Hering

Watchung, NJ
Cook College, B.S., 1979
Emeritus
Managing Director, Cogent Alternative Strategies, Inc.

Mark P. Hershhorn

Media, PA
Rutgers College, B.A., 1971
University of Pennsylvania–Wharton School, M.B.A., 1972
Emeritus
Chairman and CEO, CKS & Associates

Carleton A. Holstrom

New Hope, PA
University of Wisconsin, B.S., 1957
Graduate School–New Brunswick, M.A., 1962
Emeritus

Frank B. Hundley

Flemington, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1986
University of California-Berkeley, Haas School of Business, M.B.A., 1991
Emeritus
First Vice President Wealth Management, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC

Nimesh S. Jhaveri

Long Grove, IL
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, 1990
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, M.B.A., 2008
Emeritus
Executive Vice President and Chief Impact Officer, McKesson Corporation

Tilak Lal

West Palm Beach, FL
School of Engineering, B.S., 1984
Georgia Institute of Technology, M.S., 1987
Columbia Business School, M.B.A., 1997
Emeritus
Head of Investment Risk Management, Lighthouse Partners

Robert A. Laudicina

Singer Island, FL
Rutgers College, B.A., 1963
Graduate School-New Brunswick, M.A., 1965
Columbia University, Ph.D., 1968
Emeritus
Retired, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ambassador Food Services Corp.

Duncan L. MacMillan

Princeton, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1966
Fordham University, M.A., 1967
New York University, M.B.A., 1971
Emeritus
Co-founder, Bloomberg L.P.

Patricia Nachtigal

Upper Montclair, NJ
Montclair State University, B.A., 1968
School of Law–Newark, J.D., 1976
New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1982
Emerita
Retired, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Director, Ingersoll-Rand

Gene O'Hara

Bonita Springs, FL
University College–Newark, B.S., 1962
Emeritus
Retired, Chief Financial Officer, Prudential Insurance Company of America

Dean J. Paranicas

Mendham Township, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1973
School of Law–Newark, J.D., 1976
Emeritus
Retired, President and Chief Executive Officer of the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey

Jose A. Piazza

Belle Mead, NJ
Washington University, B.S., B.A., 1983
University of Rochester, M.B.A., 1985
Emeritus
Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis, Brightspeed

George A. Rears

North Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1989
Graduate School of Management, M.B.A., 1995
Emeritus
Vice President, Technology Solutions, Association Headquarters, Inc.
 

Kenneth M. Schmidt

New York, NY
Rutgers College, B.A., 1967
Western New England College, M.B.A., 1969
Emeritus
Retired, Managing Director, Dillon Read & Co., Inc.

Richard H. Shindell

Furlong, PA
Rutgers College, B.A., 1957
Emeritus
Retired, Vice President, T. Rowe Price Association

Dorothy M. Stanaitis

Gloucester City, NJ
University College–Camden, B.A., 1982
Emerita
Retired, Children's Program Director, Gloucester City Library

Robert L. Stevenson

Center Valley, PA
School of Engineering, B.S. / B.A., 1965
Illinois Institute of Technology, M.S., 1968
Emeritus
Retired, President, PL Custom Emergency Vehicles

Sandy J. Stewart

Holly Springs, NC
Camden College of Arts and Sciences, B.A., 1981
Graduate School–Camden, M.S., 1987
Emeritus
Retired, Biotech Entrepreneur

Michael R. Tuosto

North Brunswick, NJ
School of Business, B.S., 1962
Graduate School of Management, M.B.A., 1965
Emeritus
Retired, General Manager, Public Affairs, Public Service Enterprise Group