Foundation Board

Jack Nicholson

The New Jersey Hall of Fame Foundation | Board of Trustees

Chairman
Jon F. Hanson, Founder & Chairman, The Hampshire Companies
President
Steven Edwards, President, BGIA
Chairman Emeritus
John Keegan, Chairman, Edison Foundation
Chairman Emeritus
Bart Oates, President, NFL Alumni Association

Members
Tony Armlin, Triple 5 Companies
Marie Blistan, President, NJEA
Tom Bracken, President/CEO, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce
Lawrence J. Dunn III, CFO, NIP Group
Terry Frassetto, President, Saddleback Real Estate Developers
Robert Garrett, Hackensack Meridian Health
Angelo Genova, Genova, Burns, Trimboli & Veronia
Ted Knauss, Senior Vice President, PNC Bank
Amy Mansue, RWJBarnabas Health
Kevin McCabe, President, Carpenter Contractor Trust NY/NJ
Bart Oates, Avison Young
Carol Ross, Aura Entertainment Group
David Smith, Partner, PPAG
Gary Taffet, Division President, Acrisure
Finn Wentworth, Normandy Real Estate Partners

The New Jersey Hall of Fame Foundation | Advisory Board

Thurman Barnes, Cablevision
Adam Faiella, Associate, Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
Daphne Williams Fox, Esq
Steve Gorelick, Executive Director NJ Motion Picture and Television Commission
Barbara Keshishian, NJEA
Bill Kettleson, Retired
Karen Martin, Executive Producer, Jersey Girls Productions & SH!NE Animation Studios

Former Board Members

Nick Acocella
Ken Calemmo
Michael Cherenson
William Clement
Sarah Colamarino
Ed Danberry
Anthony Della Pelle
Gwenn Della Pelle
Steve Edelstein
Don Felder
Daphne Fox
Hope Gamble
Janet Giunco
Gail Gordon
Josh Gottheimer
Wayne Hasenbalg
Deborah Hurley
Eileen Kean
Dr. Emlyn Koster
Al Leiter
Virginia Littell
Kelly Machu
Rick Mroz
Tom Myers
Ryan Peene
Dr. Howard Rudominer
Betsy Ryan
Elizabeth Ryan
John Scher
Larry Schwartz
Carl Viniar
Rob Wexler
Steve Wexler
Lisa White
Melanie Willoughby
John Wilson

The NJHOF Foundation was created by the NJHOF Board of Commissioners in 2010. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 5:10-6.8, the Foundation is responsible for planning, promoting, and coordinating fund-raising activities, programs, and events, and for determining how contributions should be allocated for (1) the support of the NJHOF project(s), programs and events; (2) the support of charitable organizations that directly inspire New Jersey’s children and throughout the world; and (3) administrative and other expenses.