2023 2024

Board of Directors

The primary role of the YWCA Northern New Jersey Board is to provide visionary leadership and innovation to better meet the needs of the families and individuals in our service areas. The Board is composed of a diverse group of passionate women who reflect the communities we serve and have the specialized skill sets needed to best meet our fiduciary responsibility to the YWCA.

 

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Helen Archontou, MSW, LSW

Chief Executive Officer

YWCA Northern New Jersey

Erika Monell

Erika J. Monell

President

YWCA Northern New Jersey

Associate Director, Operational Model & Portfolio Integration

BD

Patches Magarro

Patches Magarro

1st Vice President

YWCA Northern New Jersey

Michelle Naggiar

2nd Vice President

YWCA Northern New Jersey

Owner/President

HM Marketing LLC

Dr. Christine W. Thorpe

Secretary

YWCA Northern New Jersey

Co-Founder Stronger Tomorrow, Inc

Heather Corey

Heather Corey

Treasurer

YWCA Northern New Jersey

Treasury Manager

Ridgewood Energy Corporation & Ridgewood Infrastructure

Shawanna Bailey

Member at Large

YWCA Northern New Jersey

Associate Director – Talent Acquisition

Pace Gallery

Dr. Winnie Cheng

Member at Large

YWCA Northern New Jersey

Director of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

PwC’s Innovation Hub

Donnalee Corrieri, MHA

Donnalee Corrieri, MHA

Member at Large

YWCA Northern New Jersey

Vice President for Marketing and Public Relations

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center

Kay Du Fernandez

Member at Large

YWCA Northern New Jersey

Dr. Melissa Hagan

Member at Large

YWCA Northern New Jersey

Epidemiologist; Group Director, US Health Economics and Outcome Research, Eliquis Lead

Bristol Myers Squibb

Christina Tso Metz

Christina Tso Metz

Member at Large

YWCA Northern New Jersey

Head of Internal Communication

BNY Mellon

Janet Hill Smith

Member at Large

YWCA Northern New Jersey

Vice President of Operations

Mass Medical

Nicole E. Stovall

Member at Large

YWCA Northern New Jersey

Executive Director and Managing Counsel

Merck & Co