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Atlantic Cape Foundation Board Names New Members; Reappoints Others

July 5, 2012

The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation appointed new members, reappointed officers and named a new Honorary Foundation Board member, effective July 1.

The board re-appointed Diane T. McKoy of Mays Landing, as Atlantic Cape Foundation Board president for a second term. McKoy, a certified public accountant, has served on and chaired the Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala Committee.

Other officers named were Nick Cashan III of Hammonton, area president of Arthur J. Gallagher RMS Inc., as first vice president; Ken Calemmo Jr. of Sea Isle City, chief operating officer of Cooper Levenson law firm, as second vice president; Vicki T. Clark of Cape May Court House, president of the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce, as third vice president; Stephen Nehmad Esq. of Egg Harbor Township, partner in the law firm Nehmad, Perillo & Davis, as secretary; and Dennis Stacy of Northfield, certified financial planner of Ameriprise Financial, as treasurer. These officers will serve two-year terms through June 30, 2014.

Two new at-large members were elected to the board to serve three-year terms:

·      Linda Carnesale Bucci of Hammonton, owner-director of Carnesale Funeral Home

·      John J. Franchini, Esq. of Linwood, an attorney with Morgan, Lewis & Bokius, LLP

The following members were re-appointed: Louis Altobelli of Swainton, Karen Brundage-Johnson of Egg Harbor Township, Dr. Sandra Harmon-Weiss of Avalon and Kimberly McCarron of Ventnor.

Retiring Foundation Board member Matthew D. Moeller of Haddonfield, broker at Prudential Fox & Roach Realtors, was elected Atlantic Cape Foundation Honorary Board Member.

The board also thanked these board members, whose terms ended, for their service: Christine Lane of Cape May Court House, licensed social worker and CEO of Shore Counseling LLC; Nicholas Menas Esq. of Linwood, attorney at Fox Rothschild LLP; and Hallie Reese of Mays Landing, vice president-safety and strategic services for Pepco Holdings, Inc.

Atlantic Cape established the Foundation in 1978 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity to build a broad base of financial support for its programs and services. Foundation members are drawn from local industry and small businesses and represent a broad cross-section of active leaders in the community. The Foundation has raised more than $2.5 million for scholarships, Foundation operations and to enhance academic programs and the campus environment. Annually, the Foundation provides more than $200,000 for institutional scholarships, grants and emergency help.