Board of Trustees

Jeffrey Bienstock, MD, FAAP

President and Medical Director


Board-certified general pediatrician, Chairman of Pediatrics, Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ

Richard Colavita, MD, MBA

Vice President


Regional Senior Vice President for Clinical Services at North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA)

Gregory D. Sawicki, CFP®, CPA, PFS

Treasurer


Senior Managing Director, Wealth Management Consultants – A Division of Peapack-Gladstone Bank

Carol Grelecki, Esq.

Secretary


Brach Eichler, L.L.C., Roseland, NJ

J. Mark Engel, MD

Trustee


Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Bristol Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at RWJUH and at St Peter’s University Hospital. He is also the President of University Children’s Eye Center.

Rosemarie Gelber, MHCA

Trustee


Director, Adult ESL Program at Bishop Francis Center for Immigration, Newark, NJ

Don Connell, CRNA, MS, APN

Trustee


Vice President, Professional Anesthesia Services of North America, Fogelsville, PA

Joseph D'Amico, PhD, APN, CRNA

Trustee


President/CEO-Professional Anesthesia Services of North America, P.C.

Rev. Dennis R. Weezorak

Trustee Emeritus


Pastor, St. Mary’s Church, South Amboy, NJ

Jayne Graepel, MPA

Trustee


Director of Grants and Special Projects, The Connection for Women and Families, Summit, NJ

Barbara Ann Herrmann

Trustee


Operating Room Registered Nurse, Overlook Hospital

Trustees Emeriti

Diane Calesnick, CRNA

Trustee Emeritus


Francis B. Light, MD

Trustee Emeritus


Joanne Wilkinson, RN

Trustee Emeritus


Evelyn Dudziec

Founder


Founder and Executive Director at Katie’s House Inc

Administrative Staff

Karen Mackie

Executive Director


Karen joined HTCNJ in 2017 as the Executive Director, where she oversees the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the organization.

Denise Malsky

Office Administrator


Denise joined HTCNJ in 1990, where she serves as Office Administrator. She is also the Coordinator for both the International Inbound and Domestic Aid Programs.

Arlyne Cariddi

Medical Teams Abroad Coordinator


Arlyne joined HTCNJ in 2019 as the Coordinator for the Medical Teams Abroad Program.
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