Board of Directors

We are an all-volunteer board of directors who work together to support new and existing businesses. We organize several annual events to increase foot traffic while advocating dining and shopping in Bernardsville.

William Fischer – President

Joseph C. Rossi, Jr. – Senior Vice President

Rossi Management & Consulting, Inc..
Founder/President & CEO
908-696-9770
Email: jrossi@bvillechamber.com

  • Bernardsville Resident since 1970
  • Married with two adult daughters and three grandsons
  • Vietnam Veteran – Two tours: 1968-1970
  • Vice-President Standard Roofings: 1972-1988
  • Owner /Operator Rossi Roofing: 1988-1990
  • Owner/Operator Jentar Transport: 1985-2000
  • Owner/Manager Office & Commercial properties: 1980 – present
  • Residential Builder: 1972 – 1985
  • Senior Vice President Bernardsville Chamber of Commerce: 2002- Present
  • Organizer & President Unity Day Events: 2003 – present
  • Organizer & Director Sounds Around Town: 2007 – present
  • Co-Director Tastes of Bernardsville & Beyond: 2013 – present
  • YMCA Volunteer of the Year Award 2014
  • Nominee Millicent Fenwick Award: 2015
  • Bernardsville Councilman: 2003 – 2015
  • Past Member Bernardsville Planning Board
  • Past Member Bernardsville Housing Committee
  • Past Member Bernardsville Public Works Committee
  • Past Member Bernardsville Fire Bureau
  • Chairman Bernardsville Pool Board: 1972 – 1988
  • Chairman “Long Term Facilities Committee Bernardsville School District: 1986-1988
  • Donated & Built Bernards High School Snack Shack
  • Volunteer Project Manager St Elizabeth’s addition and revamping of school: 1998-2000
  • Founding Member SHAFF (“Somerset Hills Athletic Facilities Foundation”) which built Olcott Turf Field
  • Proud Member Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7858

Brenda Curnin – Director

Mary Ann Donaghy – Director

  • Purchased The Bookworm in 1985 and dramatically increased the number of books and sidelines for adults and children. Added more employees to provide better service
  • Now The Bookworm is the only independently-owned bookstore serving Bernardsville, Bernards Township, Morristown, Mendham, Harding, Far Hills, Bedminster and Peapack-Gladstone
  • Prior careers include publishing and school librarian
  • Mother of one son

Christina Gianni – Director

Edward M. Stahl – Director

Lakeland Bank
908-221-0100
Email: estahl@bvillechamber.com

Here’s the new link to my Lakeland Bank Bernardsville branch page.
https://www.lakelandbank.com/ branches/branch_details/? branch=Bernardsville

  • Bernardsville resident since 2006
  • Banking executive with over 40 years of experience – business banking a specialty
  • Currently Vice President with Lakeland Bank in Bernardsville
  • Former Treasurer and current Board member of the Bernardsville Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Treasurer and Board member of three non-profit organizations.
  • Recipient of several volunteerism awards
  • Occasional voiceover artist

Adam Sami – Director

Jessica Walker – Director

Plaza Salon & Spa
Owner
908-221-9100
Email: jwalker@bvillechamber.com

  • Founded Plaza Salon and Spa 20 years ago
  • Trained under celebrity hairstylist Nick Arrojo
  • Goldwell certified colorist
  • Community Involvement:  Heartworks, St. Baldrick’s,  Diva for a Day program
  • Wife and mother of five

Maureen Wolfenden – Director

Roselle Savings Bank – Bernardsville Office
Assistant Vice- President, Branch Manager
908-221-9100
Email: mwolfenden@rosellesavingsbank.com

    • Bernardsville Chamber member since 2012 – Board member for the past two years
    • Banking officer with over 35 years of banking and trust experience
    • Attended Cannon Trust school

    Tamela Zoch – Director

    Email: tzoch@pgbank.com

    Peapack-Gladstone Bank

    Vice President, Retail Private Banker

    908-766-1711

    • Private Banking, Commercial and Retail professional – 40+ years
    • Certified Financial Planner
    • Plymouth State University – BS Education
    • Fairleigh Dickenson University – Certified Financial Planning Program
    • University of Delaware – Stonier Graduate School of Banking

    Karen Lajterman – Administrator

    Email: klajterman@bvillechamber.com

    • Weichert Realtor, Bernardsville for since 2001
    • Member NJ Womans Tennis and Paddle Association
    • Member Morristown Field Club
    • Supporter of Somerset Hills YMCA
    • Married, mother of two daughters

    Andrea Mastrobattista – On-line Communications Coordinator

    Operation INSPIRATION and Golden Slipper Productions, LLC
    Cell:  908-872-5973
    Email: amastrobattista@bvillechamber.com

    • Owner of two businesses, Operation INSPIRATION (inspirational speaker and workshop facilitator) and Golden Slipper Productions (web and print design)
    • Community Involvement:  Heartworks, Somerset Hills  Business & Professional Association

    Eileen Loughnane – President Emeritus

    Peapack-Gladstone Bank Marketing.
    Marketing/Brand, AVP, Event Manager
    908-642-8369
    Email: eloughnane@bvillechamber.com

    • Bernardsville Chamber member since 2007 (past Director, Secretary, Vice President)
    • President of SWIM, Inc. (501c3 organization) 2015-current
    • Executive Director, SWIM, Inc., 2010-2014
    • Founder of E Arts & Leadership/Firm Foundation, 2007-2010
    • Dance/Movement Instructor, Madison Montessori School 1995-current
    • Arts & Humanities Director, YMCA, 1993-2007
    • Current member and past President for the Bernardsville Rotary Club
    • 2010 Graduate of Somerset Leadership
    • 2012 Bernardsville Rotary Club, Volunteer of the Year
    • 2016 Nominee “Outstanding Women of the Year” Somerset County Commission
    • Past volunteer efforts, Farmstead Arts, Bernards Township Parks and Pathways,
    • Beautification Task Force