Board of Directors

Arcelio Aponte, President

The Board of Directors of La Casa de Don Pedro, Inc. is made up of valuable individuals drawn from the community and those who help connect the organization to the larger community or those who bring special talents and resources to the institution. The board consists of eighteen members who provide direction and oversight to the organization. The Board has an active committee structure that includes Executive, Finance & Asset Management, Governance, and Resource Development & Marketing Committees. The Board’s responsibilities include selecting and assessing the Executive Director, who is the chief operating officer, and in whom the Board delegates operational and administrative responsibilities.

Board of Directors

Arcelio Aponte, President, Barclays         

Rita E. Robles, Vice President, Legal Service of New Jersey

Daniel Czerniawski, Treasurer, Actors Federal Credit Union

Antonio Valla, Secretary, RBH Group

Jossue Bonilla, Bank of America

Margaret Cammarieri, American Heart Association

Enrique Dilone, Amicus Therapeutics

Dawn Gammon, Prudential Financial

Steven Gomez, Greater Newark Enterprise Corporation

Dr. Gayle Griffin

Lanny Kurzweil, McCarter & English, LLP

Zoraya Lee-Hamlin, RayZo Marketing Inc.

Jesus Mercado Jr., Secretary-at-Large

Eltia Montano Galarza

Fatima S. Raymond, Township of Union

Richard W. Roper, Immediate Past President

Ivette Rosario, Rutgers University-Newark

Nicholas Scalera, Scalera Consulting Services

Grizel Ubarry, GUbarry, Inc. Board Consultant