Board of Trustees

Alison Bryant (Secretary)
Director, Irvington Food Pantry

Coni Frezzo
Community Leader

Stephen Fromm
Financial Consultant

Melissa Jaipal
Branch Manager, Investors Bank

Coleen McCaffery
Attorney in private practice

Jessica Mills, LCSW
Community Leader

John Oliva (Treasurer)

Jennifer Rooney
Social Worker, Overlook Hospital

Brynne Thompson
President, Respire Enterprises

Scott Waldman
SVP, Corporate Development, AMRI

Wilton Williamson
Director of Veterans Initiatives, Prudential Financial

Catherine Wilson
President and CEO, United Way of Greater Newark

Stephen Woitsky (Chair)
VP, Operational Risk Officer, Wells Fargo

Geoff Worden
Partner, South Street Capital
Bridges Co-Founder

Emeritus Trustees

Janice Beckmen, Community leader

Amanda Parrish Block, Founder, GRACE Refrigerator

Laura Fromm, Author, Editor and Writing Professor

Pam Gumport, Realtor, Sotheby’s

Chris Jordan, Jordan Marketing

Kathryn Radutzky, R.N.

Sarah Rosen, Managing Director, Women’s Association, NJ Performing Arts Center

Susan Tully, Designer

Prez Tyus, Songwriter

Ginger Worden, Bridges Co-Founder

Advisory Council

Lois Bhatt, Former Executive Director of Bridges Outreach

Kathleen DiChiara, Founder and former CEO, Community Foodbank of NJ

Nancy Galietti, Strategy and Technology Consultant

Jon Maslin, President, Breakthru Beverage

Marie Santos, Director of Portfolio Administration, Select Equity

Jennifer Velez, SVP, Strategy and Planning, St. Barnabas Health


Richard Uniacke

Executive Director

Ashley M. Hill Trotter, MSW, LSW
Director of Strategic Partnerships

Elizabeth Woodall

Director of Development

Shahilda Boynes

Program Manager, Project Connect

Paul Rebecca

Manager of Operations and Volunteers

Annet Baldwin

Case Manager

Julie Caggiano

Office Manager

Mary Kate Cahiwat

Data Manager

Tobias Fox

Run Coordinator

Rob Kowalski

Run Coordinator

Emma Lopez-Bianchi

Run Coordinator

Cyprain Mpang

Run Coordinator

Ronald Berry

Outreach Worker

Sharif Amenhotep

Outreach Worker

Alyssa Wolfe

Marketing and Communications Associate

George Holmes

Outreach Worker