Board of Trustees

Alison Bryant (Secretary)
Director, Irvington Food Pantry

Stephen Fromm
Financial Consultant

Melissa Jaipal
Branch Manager, Investors Bank

Coleen McCaffery (Co-Chair)
Attorney in private practice

Jessica Mills, LCSW
Community Leader

John Oliva (Treasurer)

Jennifer Rooney
Social Worker, Overlook Hospital

Ross Silver
Real Estate Partner, Attorney, Fried Frank

Brynne Thompson
President, Respire Enterprises

Scott Waldman
Chief Strategy Officer, Lonza

Steve Woitsky (Co-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

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

Coni Frezzo, Community leader

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

Rachel Wood

Office Manager

Jaleesa McEachin

Case Manager

Paul Rebecca

Manager of Operations and Volunteers

Mary Kate Cahiwat

Data Manager

Dave Dawson

Run Coordinator

Rob Kowalski

Run Coordinator

Tobias Fox

Run Coordinator

Cyprain Mpang

Run Coordinator

Maria Ciaravalli


Emma Lopez-Bianchi

Run Coordinator