Friends of NJSOC Leadership

Board of Directors

Kerry Kirk Pflugh


Shayne Russell

Vice President

Mary Jane Davis


Abby Farber


Steve Weintraub


Bill Thomas

Ex Officio

Jessica Shea

Program Coordinator

Ben Weintraub


Advisory Council

Marsha Benovengo

Chair, NJ State
Council of Trout Unlimited

Mike Chodroff

Board Member, Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education (ANJEE)

Jennifer Coffey

Executive Director, Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions

Jon H. Connolly

Sussex County
Community College

Bill Dioguardi

Chairman & CEO,
Four Springs Capital Trust​

Marian Janes

President, Ignite Growth Leadership Coaching

Doug O'Malley

State Director,
Environment New Jersey

Ed Potosnak

Executive Director,
NJ League of Conservation Voters

Julia Somers

Executive Director,
Highlands Coalition

Dennis Toft

Member & Chair,
Environmental Law Group
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

Bern Weintraub

Principal, Weintraub Project
Services Company

Honorary Trustees

The Honorable
James J. Florio

The Honorable
Thomas H. Kean

The Honorable
Christine Todd Whitman

Committee Chairs

Tanya Sulikowksi

Program Committee

Brian DeGroat

Program Committee

Liz Carletta

Climate Change
Subcommittee Chair

Britt Swanwick

Virtual Programs
Subcommittee Chair

Marian Janes

Social Media
Committee Chair