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Board of Directors

Bette Simmons, Secretary

Board Chair

Bette M. Simmons

Bette M. Simmons has been a lifelong resident of New Jersey.  She attended the Morris Public School District, graduating from Morristown High School.  She attended Thiel College in Greenville, Pennsylvania, pursuing a baccalaureate degree in Spanish and French, with a minor in sociology.  She has a master’s degree in Counseling & Human Services Program from Montclair State University, and a Doctorate of Education from Seton Hall University. 

Currently, Dr. Simmons is the vice president of Student Development & Enrollment Management at County College of Morris.  She has held this position for the past 10 years, after having had various administrative positions over the course of her 35-year career with the college. 




Board Officers

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    Laura Kelly – 1st Vice Chair
    Partner, McCarter and English

  • V Ross

    Veronica Ross 2nd Vice Chair
    VP, Kearny Bank


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    Krista Korinis – Secretary
    President, Global Installation Resources, LLC

  • Harold Lunde, Treasurer

    Harold Lunde – Treasurer
    Engineer, Lucent Technologies (Retired)

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  • Helen Appleby_revised

    Helen Appleby – 

    Executive Coach and Founder, Powerful Growth Group, L.L.C.


  • Delia Blackler







    Delia Blackler Perretta - 
    Content Coordinator,
    Wyckoff Living

  • Lilie Donahue

    Lilie Donahue – President,
    Aspire Payroll

  • amy green_revised

    Amy Green – Global Platforms Experience Manager, New York,

    Ford Motor Company

  • shanna Jafri

    Shanna Jafri – Attorney

  • Lori Johnson

    Lori Johson – Attorney, Winne, Banta & Kahn

  • Janet Jones

    Dr. Janet Jones- Managing Partner, Corporate Match, LLC

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    Krista Korinis – President, Global Installation, Resources, LLC

  • Matthew Lamb_revised

    Matthew Lamb – Global Head, Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs - Inflammation and Immunology, Celgene Corporation

  • Virginia Laughlin

    Virginia Laughlin – Executive Vice President, Bergen Community College (Retired)

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    Joann Morreale – Vice President,
    Global Enterprise Applications, Wyndham Worldwide

  • Jonathan Nguyen (002)

    Jonathan D. Nguyen - Treasury Management Officer, PNC Bank

  • Board Chair

    Lori Pimenta -
    Ares Sales Manager,



Girl Representatives to the Board

  • Julia Hellisen

    Julia Helliensen -
    Mountain Lakes

  • Alyssa Okun

    Alyssa Okun – Wayne

  • Anjali Patel

    Anjali Patel - Englewood