Our esteemed Board of Trustees supports our vision. Their shared commitment and dedication to achieving goals and objectives enables our internal team to fully focus on creative solutions to complex digital challenges.

The NJEdge Board of Trustees is comprised of at least four but not more than five members from each of the following higher education sectors:

  1. State Research Universities
  2. State Colleges and Universities
  3. County Colleges
  4. Non-profit, independent colleges and universities located in New Jersey that are member institutions of the Corporation.

The Board maps out directional activities, objectives and projections for the coming year while keeping a close eye on the changing needs and requirements of NJEdge members.

Specific Board structure is as follows:

Up to five trustees may be persons who are leaders from the following sectors:

  • Business and industry
  • K-12 schools
  • Hospital and healthcare entities
  • The Chief Information Officer for the State and the State Librarian;

One of the five Trustees may be from a for profit institution of higher learning with degree granting authority operating with a physical presence in NJ.

Within the identified sectors, there is:

  • A minimum of two Presidents
  • One Chief Academic Officer and one Chief Information Officer

The Board of Trustees has fiduciary responsibility of the corporation. Members of the Board provide guidance, oversight, input and assessment of the alignment of the mission of the organization with the missions of its member institutions. The Board evaluates the demands, trends and external conditions influencing the services provided by NJEdge. The subcommittees are:

  • Executive
  • Audit
  • Budget & Finance
  • Strategic Planning Implementation
  • Nominating Committee
  • Board Membership
  • By-Laws Review

Board of Trustees


Dr. Steven Rose
Passaic County Community College
Chair, NJEdge Board of Trustees

Dr. Joel Bloom
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Vice Chair, NJEdge Board of Trustees

Neal Sturm
Vice President and CIO
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Secretary, NJEdge Board of Trustees

Dr. Kathleen Waldron
William Paterson University
Treasurer, NJEdge Board of Trustees


Dr. Mira Lalovic-Hand
Senior Vice President and CIO
Rowan University

Michele Norin
Senior Vice President of Information Technology and CIO
Rutgers University

David Ullman
Associate Provost for Information Services and CIO
New Jersey Institute of Technology


Candace Fleming
Vice President and CIO
Montclair State University

Dr. Susan Henderson
New Jersey City University

Joseph Marinello
Director of Information Technology
Kean University

Bill Seaton
Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
Thomas Edison State University

Dr. Kathleen Waldron
William Paterson University


Dr. Edward Christensen
Vice President for Information Technology
Monmouth University

Dr. Joseph Marbach
Georgian Court University

Dr. Gerard O’Sullivan
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Saint Peter’s University


Dr. Anthony Iacono
County College of Morris

Dr. Maris Lown
Vice President Academic Affairs
Union County College

Dr. Maureen Murphy
Brookdale Community College


Leonard De Botton
Vice President and CIO
Berkeley College

Joshua Koen
Chief Innovation Officer
New Jersey Department of Education

Joe Toth, J.D.
Director of Library Services
Chair, VALE Executive Committee
Richard Stockton University