New Jersey State Bar Association - The voluntary Bar Association of New Jersey, serving members since 1899.

NJSBA STAFF

Executive

Angela C. Scheck Executive Director 732-937-7500
ascheck@njsba.com
Maria Parente Executive Administrator 732-937-7531
June Griffin Executive Secretary 732-937-7530

Finance and Human Resources

Deborah Turbert Controller 214-8503
dturbert@njsba.com
Karen Herbert-Bell Senior Accountant 732-937-7533
Zahra Twiford Staff Accountant 732-937-7535
Joyce Early Administrator, Human Resources and Payroll 732-565-7570
Karen Jimenez Assistant 732-214-8507
Fern Facher Data Entry Associate 732-937-7546

Communications and Media Relations

Kate Coscarelli Senior Managing Director, Communications and Media Relations 732-937-7548
kcoscarelli@njsba.com
Barbara Straczynski Director of New Media and Promotion 732-937-7524 
Janet Gallo Creative Director 732-937-7522
Laurie Weresow Communications and Member Services Associate 732-937-7538
Scott Golonka Website Administrator 732-937-7526
Cheryl Baisden Publications Editor 732-937-7521

CLE Programs

Lisa W. Spiegel, Esq. Senior Managing Director, CLE Programs 732-214-8554
lspiegel@njsba.com
Eileen O’Connor, Esq. Seminar Director 732-214-8505
Diane Rotmil, Esq. Director of Product Development 732-214-8504
Todd Sidor, Esq. Director of Special CLE Programming 732-937-7544
Jason Jones CLE Paralegal/Seminar Administrator 732-214-7554
Martin Zumsteg Seminar Materials Director 732-214-8511
Myra-Lee Cohen Materials Coordinator 732-214-8529
Kathryn Retkwa Copyediting Publications/Production Administrator 732-214-8559
Sujata Gupta, M.A. MCLE Compliance & Accreditation Manager 732-214-8577
Fatima Petillo MCLE Administrator 732-214-8512
Samantha Milek MCLE Associate 732-214-8518
Joan Goldstein ICLE Receptionist 732-249-5100

Meetings and Facilities

Denise Gallo Senior Managing Director, Meetings and Facilities 732-937-7537
dgallo@njsba.com
Tamika Wilson
Meetings Manager 732-937-7540
Phil Barry
Meeting Planner
732-937-7509
Abby Hansson
Meeting Planner
732-937-7539
Carla Kile
Meeting Planner
732-214-8520
Darwin Guevara Director of Facilities 732-937-7545
Ferdinand Rodriguez
Facilities Associate 732-937-7510
Greg Theil
Facilities Associate 732-937-7510
Ramon Bueno Facilities Associate, P/T 732-937-7510
Miguel Lopez Facilities Associate, P/T 732-937-7510

Marketing/Information Technology

Robert Spangler Senior Managing Director, Marketing and Information Technology 732-937-7513
rspangler@njsba.com
Richard Levey
Senior Director, Information Technology
732-937-7508
Thomas Mackintosh MIS/Audio Visual Director 732-214-8556
Jennifer Mallea Marketing Manager 732-214-8552
Melissa Vilas-Boas Marketing Associate 732-214-8506
Scott Golonka Website Administrator 732-937-7526
Donna Chamberlain Publications Manager 732-214-8516
Dudley Engram Warehouse Administrator 732-214-8522

Member Services

Paula Portner Senior Managing Director, Member Services 732-565-7560
pportner@njsba.com
Lynn Ziobro Manager of New Business Development
732-565-7576
Jennifer Anson Member Services Associate 732-937-7506
Katrina Cleofe
Association Representative 732-214-8525
Ashley Jones Association Representative 732-214-8575
Kaitlyn Petrie
Association Representative 732-214-8513
Justine Squillaro
Association Representative 732-214-8521
Rudolph Thompson Mailroom Supervisor 732-937-7547
Michael Basile Receptionist 732-249-5000

Legal And Government Affairs

Sharon Balsamo, Esq.
Assistant Executive Director/General Counsel
732-937-7505
sbalsamo@njsba.com
Denise Sharperson, Esq. Assistant General Counsel/Director of Diversity Initiatives 732-937-7504 
Lisa Chapland, Esq. Director of Government Affairs 732-214-8510
Jena Morrow
Legal and Government Affairs Paralegal
732-937-7512
Christina Pateman Special Projects Coordinator 732-937-7514

New Jersey State Bar Foundation

Angela Scheck Executive Director 732-937-7500
ascheck@njsba.com
Cynthia Pellegrino Senior Managing Director of the Bar Foundation  732-937-7507
cpellegrino@njsbf.org 
Sheila Boro Director of Mock Trial Programs 732-937-7519
Jodi Miller Director of Publications 732-937-7529
Florence Nathan
Director of Special Programs 732-937-7518
Leisa-Anne Smith, Esq.
Director of Conflict Resolution Programs 732-937-7517
Ellen Dweck Public Relations Associate 732-937-7523
Ashley Emerson Program Coordinator 732-937-7525
Michael D. Basile Fulfillment and Office Assistant 732-937-7543

New Jersey Lawyers Assistance Program

William John Kane, Esq.
Director 732-937-7549
wkane@njlap.org
Nancy Stek, LCADC Associate Director 732-565-7572
Ramon Ortiz, Esq. Attorney Coordinator 732-937-7553
Paula Garra Sawyer, Esq. Attorney Coordinator 732-937-7516
Denise Golonka, MA, LPC, LCADC Clinical Manager 732-937-7541
Michael Baranski, Esq. Attorney Coordinator 732-214-8549
Noreen Braman Program Manager and Publications Editor 732-565-7571
Marie Dean Program Associate 732-565-7574
Rachel Manfredi Database Administrator 732-214-8581