Board of Trustees Membership Photos & Bios

Robert Barchi

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

Michael W. Azzara

Michael W. Azzara  —  Ridgewood, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1969
Charter Trustee–2019
Senior Consultant, Foley Proctor Yoskowitz

Rahn K. Bailey

Rahn K. Bailey  —  Advance, NC
Morehouse College, B.S., 1986
University of Texas Medical Branch, M.D., 1990
Charter Trustee–2020
Chairman and Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Mary Jo Bugel

Mary Jo Bugel  —  Hopewell, NJ
Seton Hall University, B.S.,
New York University, M.A.,
Seton Hall University, Ph.D.,
Faculty Representatiove–2019
Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean, Rutgers School of Nursing

Dominick J. Burzichelli

Dominick J. Burzichelli  —  Gibbstown, NJ
Widener University, M.S.
Cook College, B.A., 1984
Public Trustee–2020
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Rowan College at Gloucester County

Gary W. Chropuvka Gary W. Chropuvka  –  Red Bank, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1993
Columbia University, M.S., 2001
Charter Trustee–2022
Head of Customized Beta Strategies, Alternative Investment Core Strategies, Goldman Sachs Asset Management Quantitative Investment Strategies
Hollis A. Copeland

Hollis A. Copeland  —  Ewing, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1978
Public Trustee–2012 (Holdover)
Principal–Institutional StockBroker, Williams Capital Group

Anthony Covington

Anthony Covington  —  Arlington, VA
School of Arts and Sciences, B.A., 2015
Student Charter Trustee–2019

Alan M. Crosta, Jr.

Alan M. Crosta, Jr.  —  Randolph, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1986
UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, M.D., 1990
Alumnus Trustee–2019
Immediate Past Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, Morristown Medical Center

Steven M. Darien

Steven M. Darien  —  Bridgewater, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1963
Columbia University, M.B.A., 1966
Charter Trustee–2020
Chairman and CEO, The Cabot Advisory Group LLC

Resham Dhaduk

Resham A. Dhaduk  —  Jersey City, NJ
Rutgers Business School–Newark, B.S., 2017
Student Charter Trustee–2023

Marisa A. Dietrich

Marisa A. Dietrich  —  Metuchen, NJ
Camden College of Arts and Sciences, B.A., 2012
Teachers College at Columbia University, M.A., 2016
Alumna Trustee–2023
Program Coordinator, Center for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning Excellence at Drexel University

Mary I. DiMartino

Mary I. DiMartino  —  Lawrenceville, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1985
Charter Trustee–2019
Executive Director, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

Teresa A. Dolan

Teresa A. Dolan  —  Lancaster, PA
Newark College of Arts and Sciences, B.A., 1979
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, D.D.S., 1983
UCLA School of Public Health, M.P.H., 1987
Charter Trustee–2020
Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer, DENTSPLY International

James F. Dougherty

James F. Dougherty  —  Collegeville, PA
Rutgers College, B.A., 1974
Graduate School–New Brunswick, M.S., 1975
University of Pennsylvania, V.M.D., 1980
Alumnus Trustee–2024
Internist and Co-Owner, Metropolitan Veterinary Associates

Michael DuHaime

Michael DuHaime  —  Westfield, NJ
Livingston College/School of Communication, Information and Library Studies, B.A., 1995
Public Trustee–2021
Partner, Mercury LLC

Norman H. Edelman

Norman H. Edelman  —  New York, NY
Brooklyn College, B.S., 1957
NYU School of Medicine, M.D., 1961
Charter Trustee–2020
Professor of Preventative and Internal Medicine, Core faculty, Program in Public Health, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Ronald J. Garutti

Ronald J. Garutti  —  Pottersville, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1967
Georgetown University, M.D., 1971
Charter Trustee–2024
Retired, Group Vice President and Head, Global Regulatory Affairs, Schering-Plough

Margaret Gillis Margaret A. Gillis  —  Manalapan, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1975
Rutgers Graduate School of Business Administration, M.B.A., 1979
Charter Trustee–2021
Owner/Operator, Registered Applicant, JABBO, Inc. d/b/a McDonald's
Evangeline Gomez

Evangeline Gomez  — Old Tappan, NJ
The Ohio State University, B.A., 1998
School of Law-Newark, J.D., 2003
Alumna Trustee–2020
Of Counsel, Fahy Choi, LLC

M. Wilma Harris

M. Wilma Harris  —  Springfield, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1966
University of Pennsylvania, M.G.A., 1971
Charter Trustee–2022
Retired, Vice President, Human Resources, Prudential

Joyce Hendricks Joyce P. Hendricks  —  Warren, NJ
School of Communication, Information and Library Studies, B.A., 1998
Charter Trustee–2024
Chief Philanthropy Officer - Institute of International Education (IIE), New York, NY
Nathan Honeycutt

Nathan Honeycutt – Edison, NJ
School of Graduate Studies
Graduate Student Representative2019

Nimesh S. Jhaveri

Nimesh S. Jhaveri  —  Long Grove, IL
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, B.S., 1990
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, M.B.A., 2008
Alumnus Trustee–2023
President, Health Mart / Senior Vice President, McKesson

Kenneth Johnson Kenneth R. Johnson  —  Cranbury, NJ
School of Engineering, B.S., 1966
New Jersey Institute of Technology, M.S.I.E., 1972
Alumnus Trustee–2022
Retired, Vice President & General Manager, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Roberta Kanarick

Roberta Kanarick  —  Montville, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1964
Montclair State University, M.A., 1975
Graduate School of Education, Ed.D., 1992
Charter Trustee–2024
Educational Consultant

Tilak Lal

Tilak Lal  —  San Francisco, CA
School of Engineering, B.S., 1984
Georgia Institute of Technology, M.S., 1986
Columbia Business School, M.B.A., 1997
Alumnus Trustee–2023
Senior Vice President, Franklin Templeton Investments

Jennifer Lewis-Hall

Jennifer Lewis-Hall  —  Cherry Hill, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1985
Northwestern University, M.S., 1986
Alumna Trustee–2021
Broadcast Journalist, Radio Host, Television and Media Expert, President and Founder, The Journey Productions, LLC

Debra Ann Lynch

Debra Ann Lynch  —  Flemington, NJ
Douglass College, B.S., 1979
Fairleigh Dickinson University, M.A., 1982
Seton Hall University, Ph.D., 1999
Charter Trustee–2024
Director of Psychology, Hunterdon Developmental Center

Amy B. Mansue

Amy B. Mansue  —  Hightstown, NJ
University of Alabama, B.S., 1986
University of Alabama, M.S.W., 1987
Charter Trustee–2019
President, Southern Region, RWJBarnabas Health

Robert E. Mortensen  —  Phildadelphia, PA
School of Education, B.S., 1963
Public Trustee-2019
Chief Executive Officer, Rift Valley Railways (Uganda); Board President, Board of Directors, The Philadelphia Singers and Principal, R.E. Mortensen Associates (Transportation Consultants)
Tolulope Oyetunde Tolulope A. Oyetunde  —  Union, NJ
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, B.S., 2011
Rowan University, M.B.S., 2013
Student Charter Trustee–2021
Mary Papamarkou Mary Papamarkou  –  Keyport, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1990
Charter Trustee-2022
Managing Director - Mutual Fund Distribution, Hotchkis & Wiley
Ilce Perez

Ilce Perez – Belleville, NJ
School of Arts and Sciences
Undergraduate Student Representative2019

Jose A. Piazza

Jose A. Piazza  —  Belle Mead, NJ
Washington University, B.S., B.A., 1983
University of Rochester, M.B.A., 1985
Charter Trustee–2023
Vice President–Business Excellence Finance, Verizon Services Operations

James H. Rhodes

James H. Rhodes  —  Westmont, NJ
Camden College of Arts and Sciences, B.A., 1994
Alumnus Trustee–2022
Deputy County Administrator, County of Camden

Carole Sampson-Landers

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–2020
Retired, Director, Global Development, Women's Health, Bayer Healthcare

Robert Schwartz

Robert A. Schwartz – Englewood, NJ
University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1969
University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, M.P.H., 1970
New York Medical College, M.D., 1974
Faculty Representative–2019
Professor and Head, Dermatology, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School

Richard H. Shindell

Richard H. Shindell  —  Furlong, PA
Rutgers College, B.A., 1957
Charter Trustee–2022
Retired, Vice President, T. Rowe Price Association

Kate Sweeney

Kate Sweeney  —  New Brunswick, NJ
Cook College, B.S., 1979
Alumna Trustee–2020
Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor, Certified Financial Planner, Morgan Stanley

Steven Temares Steven H. Temares  —  Warren, NJ
Rutgers College , B.A., 1980
University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1983
Alumnus Trustee–2022
Chief Executive Officer, Bed Bath & Beyond
Edgar Torres

Edgar Torres  —  Arlington, MA
Rutgers College, B.S., 1985
The American University, M.S., 1987
Academy of Health Sciences/U.S. Army Baylor Program in Physical Therapy, Master of Physical Therapy, 1991
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, D.Sc., 2007
Alumnus Trustee–2020
Clinical Associate Professor, College of Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Claude White Claude E. White  —  Montclair, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1971
School of Law-Newark, J.D., 1974
Charter Trustee–2023
Retired, Vice President and General Counsel, IntegraMed America, Inc.
Ronald D. Wilson

Ronald D. Wilson  —  Spring Lake, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1971
Alumnus Trustee–2019
Retired, President and Chief Operating Officer, Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Company



Felix M. Beck

Felix M. Beck  —  West Orange, NJ
School of Business–Newark, B.S., 1949
Graduate School of Management, M.B.A., 1953

Gregory Bender Gregory Bender  —  South Bound Brook, NJ
School of Engineering, B.S., 1968
Senior Packaging, Handling, Storage and Transportation Engineer, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division
Dorothy W. Cantor  —  Westfield, NJ
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
Psychologist, Private Practice in Westfield
Peter Cartmell Peter Cartmell  —  Rumson, NJ
Rutgers College, B.S., 1943
Retired, Vice Chairman, First Fidelity Bankcorporation
Mary J. Chyb Mary J. Chyb  —  Lavallette, NJ
Douglass College, B.A., 1971
Graduate School of Education, Ed.M., 1973
Consultant IT
Kevin J. Collins

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

Robert P. Eichert Robert P. Eichert  —  Edison, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1978
Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1984
Attorney, Robert P. Eichert, Esq.
Jeanne M. Fox 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
Retired, Commissioner, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
Ronald W. Giaconia Ronald W. Giaconia  —  Ocean City, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1958
Rochelle Gizinski Rochelle Gizinski  —  Brick, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1980
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1983
Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey
Leslie E. Goodman 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
Chair, The Eagle Group, Inc.
Robert A. Hering Robert A. Hering  —  Watchung, NJ
Cook College, B.S., 1979
Managing Director, Cogent Alternative Strategies, Inc.
Mark P. Hershhorn Mark P. Hershhorn  –  Upper Providence, PA
Rutgers College, B.A., 1971
University of Pennsylvania–Wharton School, M.B.A., 1972
Chairman and CEO, CKS & Associates
Carleton A. Holstrom

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

Frank B. Hundley  –  Flemington, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1986
University of California-Berkeley, Haas School of Business, M.B.A., 1991
Vice President Wealth Management, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
Paul B. Jennings Paul B. Jennings  —  Piscataway, NJ
Rutgers College, B.S., 1945
New York University College of Medicine, M.D., 1948
Retired, Chairman Emeritus, Department of Medicine, St. Peter's Medical Center
Robert A. Laudicina Robert A. Laudicina  —  Singer Island, FL
Rutgers College, B.A., 1963
Graduate School-New Brunswick, M.A., 1965
Columbia University, Ph.D., 1968
Retired, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ambassador Food Services Corp.
Walter L. Leib Walter L. Leib  —  Bridgewater, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1951
School of Law–Newark, J.D., 1953
Richard A. Levao Richard A. Levao  —  Stockton, NJ
Rutgers College, A.B., 1970
The Cornell Law School, J.D., 1973
President, Bloomfield College
Duncan MacMillian Duncan L. MacMillan  —  Princeton, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1966
Fordham University, M.A., 1967
New York University, M.B.A., 1971
Co-founder, Bloomberg L.P.
Patricia Nachtigal 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
Retired, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Director, Ingersoll-Rand plc
Gene O'Hara Gene O'Hara  —  Bonita Springs, FL
University College–Newark, B.S., 1962
Retired, Chief Financial Officer, Prudential Insurance Company of America
Dean J. Paranicas Dean J. Paranicas  —  Mendham Township, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1973
School of Law–Newark, J.D., 1976
President and Chief Executive Officer of the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey
George A. Rears  —  Mount Laurel, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1989
Graduate School of Management, M.B.A., 1995
Vice President, Technology Solutions, Association Headquarters, Inc.
Dudley H. Rivers, Jr. Dudley H. Rivers, Jr.  —  West Windsor, NJ
Rutgers College, B.A., 1982
Columbia University, M.B.A., 1984
Global Financial Services, Johnson & Johnson Corporate
Kenneth M. Schmidt  —  New York, NY
Rutgers College, B.A., 1967
Western New England College, M.B.A., 1969
Retired, Managing Director, Dillon Read & Co., Inc.
Dorothy M. Stanaitis Dorothy M. Stanaitis  —  Gloucester City, NJ
University College–Camden, B.A., 1982
Retired, Children's Program Director, Gloucester City Library
Robert L. Stevenson Robert L. Stevenson  —  North Brunswick, NJ
School of Engineering, B.S. / B.A., 1965
Illinois Institute of Technology, M.S., 1968
President, PL Custom Emergency Vehicles
Sandy J. Stewart Sandy J. Stewart  —  New Hill, NC
Camden College of Arts and Sciences, B.A., 1981
Graduate School–Camden, M.S., 1987
Retired, Biotech Entrepreneur
Anne M. Thomas Anne M. Thomas  —  Flemington, NJ
Middlebury College, B.A., 1951
Retired, Board Chair, Hunterdon County Democrat, Inc.
Michael R. Tuosto Michael R. Tuosto  —  North Brunswick, NJ
School of Business, B.S., 1962
Graduate School of Management, M.B.A., 1965
General Manager, Public Affairs, Public Service Enterprise Group