Financial Director -- Kevin Haughey

Financial Director -- Kevin Haughey

Treasurer shall have control of all funds of the Chapter,subject to the regulations as may be imposed by the Board of Directorsof the Chapter. When necessary or proper, he/she may endorse for the Chapter, for collection, checks, notes or other obligations and shall promptly deposit them and any cash receipts in a depository designatedby the Board of Directors in the name of the Garden State Chapter of the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, Inc. He/she shall sign all receipts and vouchers and, together with the Chair or Vice-Chairs designated, all checks of the Chapter. He/she shall enter regularly on the books of the Chapter kept by him/her for that purpose a full and accurate account of all receipts and expenditures of the Chapter. He/she shall exhibit such books at all reasonable times to any member of the Board. He/she shall in general, perform all the duties incidental to the office of Treasurer, subject to the control of the Board of Directors of the Chapter.

Executive Director & Project Coordinator -- Kelley DeVincentis

Executive Director & Project Coordinator -- Kelley DeVincentis

Executive Director -- Executive directors are responsible for the overall management and operation of the organization. They must protect the financial assets while ensuring compliance with all applicable requirements. Duties of a non-profit executive director The job of a non-profit executive director involves hard work in order to look for potential donors for various charitable institutions. Non-profit organizations need a steady money inflow in order to implement plans for public welfare. The non-profit executive director’s responsibility involves good communication along with their board of directors regarding issues that are related to the organization’s development. Another job of an executive director is to make sure that proper use is utilized with moneys that are being raised. The executive director should allot the money for various purposes and make certain that the financial aid reaches to the appropriate organization along with the needy. Good functioning of non-profit organizations isn’t possible if it doesn’t have talented and sufficient staff. A non-profit executive director’s duty also involves handling and supervising the process of recruitment by providing proper instructions to their recruiters about qualities and qualification in which applicants should acquire. Having a proficient staff definitely guarantees the pure success of non-profit organizations.

Co - Chairperson & Library Director -- Ellen Kusnetz

Co - Chairperson & Library Director -- Ellen Kusnetz

In absence of Chairperson, chair Board meetings, ensure agendas and minutes are distributed, and implement the strategic plan. tings, ensure agendas and minutes are distributed, and implement the strategic plan.
Reports to the Board Chair:
  • Works closely with the Board Chair, board members, and GSC staff;
  • Helps the Board Chair to develop and implement office transition plans;
  • Performs other responsibilities as assigned by the board;
  • Actively recruits new board members and help to retain current board members;
  • Provides leadership and direction to the GSC Board of Directors;
  • Ensures transparent communication between all Board members;
  • Helps guide and mediate Board actions with respect to organizational priorities and governance concerns;
  • Represents GSC at events and other activities;
  • Plays a leading role in fundraising activities;

  • Recording Secretary -- Georgine Haughey

    Recording Secretary -- Georgine Haughey

    Recording Secretary -- shall attend and keep Minutes of all meetings of the Board and Chapter, shall keep a record of attendance at meetings and perform other duties as may be assigned by the Board. The GSC is required by law and by custom to maintain certain records for several purposes, including
  • Duties of a non-profit chairperson;
  • Accurate recollections of decisions:
  • Determination of eligibility to vote;
  • Continuity of policies and practices; and
  • Accountability of directors and officers.
  • The Secertary is responsble for ensuring that accurate and sufficient documentation exist to meet legal requirements, and to enable authorized persons to determine when, how, and by whome the board's business was conducted. In order to fulfill these responsibilities, and subject to the organization's bylaws, the Secretary records minutes of meetings, ensure their accuracy, and availability, proposes policies and practices, submit various reports to the board, maintains membership records, fulfills any other requirements of a Director and Officer, and performs other duties as the need arises and/or as defined in the bylaws. The Secretary is accountable to the Board of Directors (if elected or appointed by them) or Members. (If elected by the membership at a members meeting) as specified in the bylaws. Through the Board of Directors, certain duties of the Secretary may be delegated to the Executive Director, Board members and/or committees as appropriate; however, the accountability for them remains with the Secretary.

    Medical Director -- Joel Cooperman

    Medical Director -- Joel Cooperman

    The Corresponding Secretary shall send outall notices of meetings, maintain correspondence and perform otherduties as may be assigned by the Board.

    Other Board Members --
    • Diana Allen
    • Caroline Cooperman
    • Al DeVincentis
    • Spencer Forman
    • Maris Schwartz
    • Irwin Schwartz