Board of Trustees

The New Jersey League of Municipalities would like to thank the Trustees and Officers of the Educational Foundation for their ongoing commitment to providing a non-partisan informational resource for local government that offers timely research and a proactive approach to resolving the complex issues affecting New Jersey’s diverse communities.


Timothy McDonough, President
Mayor, Hope Township (Warren); Past President, NJLM

Paul Anzano, Vice President
Mayor, Hopewell Borough (Mercer)


John Anderson, Trustee
Vice President, External Affairs, Jersey Central Power & Light Company

James Benton, Trustee
Executive Director, New Jersey Petroleum Council/API

Robert L. Bowser, Trustee
Past President, NJLM

Danielle Capozzoli, Trustee
Corporate Attorney, United Water

Susan M. Coan, Trustee
Region Vice President, Atlantic City Electric

Ken Gardner, Trustee

Cheryl L. Griffith, Trustee
SVP-Group Manager, TD Bank

Jeanne Herb, Trustee
Executive Director, Environmental Analysis and Communications Group, EJ Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy, Rutgers, The State University

Linda Kellner, Trustee
Chief of Staff, NJ Resources

Calvin Ledford
Director, External Affairs, PSE&G

Paul Matacera, Trustee
Past President, NJLM

Brian Turano, Trustee
Vice President of  Government Banking, Investors Bank

Jesse Tweedle, Sr., Trustee
Mayor, Pleasantville City

Suzanne Walters, Trustee
Past President, NJLM

Louise Wilson, Trustee
Past President, NJLM Educational Foundation

Althea R. Yancy, Trustee
Director, Public Affairs, Citizenship, and Sustainability, AT&T


Michael Cerra, Treasurer/Executive Director
NJLM Executive Director

Lori Buckelew, Secretary/Assistant Executive Director
NJLM Assistant Executive Director

William Kearns, Esq., Legal Advisor
Helmer, Conley & Kasselman, P.A.