Our Board and Staff

Board of Trustees

Dina Karmazin Elkins, Chair
Executive Director, Karma Foundation

Brett Tanzman, Vice-Chair
Attorney, Wilf Law Firm, LLP/Garden Homes

Lee Livingston, Secretary
President, Imperial Consultants, Inc.

Gil Blitz, Treasurer
Senior Vice President/Financial Advisor, UBS Financial Services

Joseph Anastasio

Linda Bloomfield, Ex-officio
President, Auxiliary of RWJUH

Jack Borrus, Esq., Emeritus
President, Borrus, Goldin, Foley, Vignuolo, Hyman & Stahl, PC

Robert J. Ciatto, Lifetime Trustee

Elliot Cohen, CPA

John J. Gantner, Ex-officio
President & Chief Executive Officer, RWJUH

Mark A. Hanichak, Ex-officio
Vice President, Foundation & Development

Harold D. Herbert
President, Dallenbach Sand Co.

John A. Hoffman, Esq.
Attorney & Chairman, Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, PA

Robert L. Johnson, MD, Ex-officio
Interim Dean, Rutgers RWJ Medical School

Michael A. Maroney Jr., Lifetime Trustee
Executive Vice President, Universal Mailing Service, Inc.

Ritesh Mehra
Head of Finance, Global Product Development & Supply, Bristol-Myers Squib Company

Glenn Mekles
Business Development Executive, Conner Strong & Buckelew

Jack Morris, Ex-officio
President, Edgewood Properties

Michael J. Nissenblatt, MD
President, Central Jersey Oncology Center, PA

Gerald M. Ostrov

Herbert H. Raiffe, Emeritus

Domenick Salvemini
Managing Partner, Strategic Financial Management, LLC

William R. Walsh Jr., Emeritus

Foundation Staff

Mark A. Hanichak
Vice President, Foundation & Development
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Ann Buttitta
Director of Major Gifts

Michelle Ewanciw
Operations Manager

Crystal Hall
Executive Assistant

Zoey Kramer
Manager of Development Events and Communications

Natalie Margolin
Major Gift Officer

Hashani Reaves
Office Coordinator

To reach any of our staff, please call the Foundation Office at (732) 937-8750 or online.

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