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Our Board

The Board of Trustees of NJCDIS comprises the following notable activists, educators, lawyers, and retired judge:

  • Chairman: Hon. Gary S. Stein, Associate Justice, New Jersey Supreme Court (Ret.), who serves as special counsel at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden

  • Vice President: Paul Tractenberg, Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University of Law (Ret.)

  • Treasurer: Michael S. Stein, Managing Partner, Pashman Stein Walder Hayden

  • Frank Argote‐Freyre, Chair of Latino Action Network Foundation and Director of Latino Coalition of New Jersey

  • Rev. Darrell Armstrong, Shiloh Baptist Church, Trenton

  • Rev. Charles Boyer, Bethel AME Church, Woodbury

  • Douglas Eakeley, Founder/Co‐Director Rutgers Center for Corporate Law & Governance

  • Christian Estevez, President, Latino Action Network

  • Vivian Cox Fraser, President and CEO, Urban League of Essex County

  • John Harmon, Executive Director, African American Chamber of Commerce

  • Ryan Haygood, President & CEO, NJ Institute for Social Justice

  • Lawrence Lustberg, Partner, Gibbons, P.C.

  • Michael Nettles, Senior Vice President, Educational Testing Service

  • Richard Roper, Consultant

  • Bishop John Schol, United Methodist Church

  • David Sciarra, Executive Director, Education Law Center

  • Richard Smith, President, NAACP, NJ

  • Cecilia Zalkind, Executive Director, Advocates for Children of NJ

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