Board of Trustees

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Meet Our Board of Trustees

Rafael Perez



Rafael Perez, Esq., Chair
Partner, Connell Foley LLP
Jersey City, NJ


Owen Ryan

Owen Ryan, C.P.A., Vice Chair
President & CEO,
AEGIS Insurance Services, Inc.
East Rutherford, NJ


T. Steven Chang

T. Steven Chang
Professor, Long Island University
CW Post Campus, College of Management
Brookville, NY


Henry A Coleman

Henry A. Coleman, Ph.D.
Professor, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


Edward P. Fowlkes

Edward P. Fowlkes
Principal Partner, Alliance Construction Group
Jersey City, NJ


James A. Jacobson

James A. Jacobson
Vice Chairman and Managing Director (Retired)
Spear, Leeds and Kellogg Specialist, LLC
New York, NY


Vij Pawar

Vij Pawar, Esq.
Pawar, Gilgallon & Rudy, LLC
Morristown, NJ


Carlos Rendo

Carlos Rendo, Esq.
Mulkay and Rendo, Attorneys at Law
North Bergen, NJ


Joseph F. Scott

Joseph F. Scott
President and Chief Executive Officer
Liberty Health/Jersey City Medical Center
Jersey City, NJ


Edward Whittaker

Edward Whittaker, Ph.D.
Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ

Trustee Emeritus


John J. Moore headshot

John J. Moore, L.L.M.
Trustee Emeritus


Marilyn Bennett

Marilyn Bennett
Trustee Emeritus

For Board of Trustees inquiries:

Location: Hepburn Hall, Room 313
Phone: 201-200-3111
Fax: 201-200-2352
Contact name: Virginia Melendez



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