THE BOARD

Board of Trustees

Veronica Bonnet
Community leader

Alison Bryant (Secretary)
Director, Irvington Food Pantry

Stephen Fromm
Financial consultant

Brian Ginsburg
Assistant general counsel, US R&D, Sanofi-Aventis

Melissa Jaipal
Branch Manager, Investors Bank

Coleen McCaffery (Chair)
Attorney in private practice

Jessica Mills, LCSW
Community Leader

John Oliva (Treasurer)

Moses Oliva
Marketing consultant

Sharon Phelan
Core Volunteer

Jennifer Rooney
Social Worker, Overlook Hospital

Josh Schor
Physician, Medical Director, Daughters of Israel

Ross Silver
Real Estate Partner, Attorney, Fried Frank

Brynne Thompson
President, Respire Enterprises

Scott Waldman
Chief Strategy Officer, Lonza

Steve Woitsky
Risk Manager, Bank of the West

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

THE STAFF

Richard Uniacke

Executive Director

Shahilda Boynes

Program Manager, Project Connect

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

Madison Ricks

Intensive Case Manager

Rachel Wood

Office Manager

Jaleesa McEachin

Case Manager

Rob Kowalski

Operations Manager

Cyprain Mpang

Run Coordinator

Dave Dawson

Run Coordinator

Mary Kate Cahiwat

Data Manager

Tobias Fox

Run Coordinator

Emma Lopez-Bianchi

Run Coordinator

Maria Ciaravalli

Bookkeeper