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Linda Melendez
Phone: 908-590-1747
Term Expires: 2024

First Vice President

Evangelia (Lia) Stone
Term Expires: 2024

Second Vice President

Clark King
Term Expires: 2024


Mary Jo Partyka
Term Expires: 2024


Annemarie Cooke
Term Expires: 2024

Board Members

Linda DeBerardinis
Term Expires: 2024

Jane Degenshein
Term Expires: 2023

Ed Garcia
Term Expires: 2024

Zoraida Krell
Term Expires: 2023

Melissa Lomax
Term Expires: 2024

Tony Santiago
Term Expires: 2023

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Linda Melendez, President
PO Box 185
Keyport, NJ 07735
Phone: 908-590-1747

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