Betty became President of Bonnie Brae’s board in January 2022. A woman of deep faith and conviction, Betty has served on the Strategic Plan Committee, Safety Committee, Buildings and Grounds, Finance and the Committee on Trustees. Betty and her husband Art have donated funds for a new recreation room for the Bound Brook community transitional living home, educational scholarships for Bonnie Brae high school graduates, and many recreational trips taken throughout the year. Betty fully believes in Bonnie Brae’s mission to empower youth and families to achieve small victories every day.
Betty has significant municipal experience. She is a former Mayor and was elected to three terms on the township council. Prior to council, she was Chair of Planning Board leading the review and update of the town’s Master Plan. She also served on the Environmental and Fair Housing committees. Betty is the Chair of the Morris County Trail Construction Grant Program. She has been a Morris County Park Commissioner recently serving as the Commission President. Betty also is a member of the Morris County Flood Mitigation Committee and the Morris County Open Space Trust Fund Committee.
In addition to Bonnie Brae, Betty is past President of NewBridge Services which provides counseling, addiction and housing services for children, teenagers, adults and seniors in Morris, Passaic and Sussex counties. She Chairs the Strategic Planning Committee.
She has volunteered with Morris Habitat for Humanity assisting with the hiring process, property acquisition and several neighborhood revitalization projects.
Betty has a MBA from Seton Hall University Stillman School of Business and a B.A from Immaculata College in Pennsylvania. She worked at Verizon for over 30 years and retired as a Director – Information Technology. Her assignments ranged from Executive Communications and Program Management to Revenue Assurance, Testing and Application Development.