The Brookdale Foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, governed by a Board of Trustees and comprised of local business and community leaders who volunteer and contribute their time, talent, and resources to support our mission.

Foundation trustees are elected to three-year terms. These individuals believe in and support our mission – to help students achieve the dream of earning a college degree so they can build a better future for themselves, their families and our communities. As business and community leaders our trustees know that higher education is:

2022-2024 Officers
President – Julia G. Zapcic, A Shared Universe Studios LLC
Vice President – Dr. Susan E. Whyman – Historian
Treasurer – Philip Ferraro- Wells Fargo Advisors
Secretary – Pericles Scaranni – Entrepreneur

Board of Trustees
Jennifer Anderson – Work, Play, Give-Philanthropic Solutions
Thomas A. Arnone – PRC Group
Dana A. Bennett – Bennet & Wyatt LLC
Jody Calendar – Calendar Communications LLC
Joseph Cangelosi, Provident Bank
Dr. Oscar R. Diaz, Freehold Regional High School District
Jessica Egger – Community Outreach New Jersey Natural Gas
Donna Flinn – Brookdale Professor
Dr. David Julius Ford – Assistant Professor, Monmouth University and Licensed Counselor
Darrel Golden – Automated Building Controls, Inc.
Walter Hopkin – WJH Engineering
Shanel Ronnai Ingram, Shanel Ronnal, Inc.
David Komar – TD Bank
F. Candy Langan-Sattenspiel, R.N. – Sattenspiel Surgical Arts Pavilion
Kyle McGrady, Eagle Point Credit Management
James McNamara – Lakewood Blue Claws
Edward K. Moran, Jr. – OceanFirst Bank
Bettina E. Munson – Lomurro, Munson, Comer, Brown & Schottland
Carmen Penta – CPA, Addeo, Polacco, Penta & Associates
Francisco Rodriguez – Superintendent of Long Branch Schools
Esteven Sanchez – Parker Family Health Center
Carol Stillwell – Stillwell-Hansen
Dr. William Toms – The Toms Professional Group

Ex Officio
Dr. David M. Stout – President, Brookdale Community College

Trustees Emeriti
Mark Gale
Mollie Giamanco
Andrew C. Harris
Mary Ann Martin
John E. McEnery
Anita Roselle
Domenick Servodio

Brookdale Foundation Staff
Nancy Kaari, Vice President of Advancement
Margaret Agha, Confidential Assistant to the Vice President of Advancement
Lauren Quint, Associate, Foundation and Alumni Affairs