Celebrating 40 years of advancing women’s leadership!


EWNJ Board

Our board is made up of dedicated and accomplished industry professionals who understand what it takes to achieve in male dominated spaces.



Anna María Tejada, Esq.


Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

President Elect

M. Courtney McCormick, Esq.

Vice President, Internal Auditing Services


Susan Dromsky-Reed, Esq.


Susan Dromsky-Reed, Esq.


Brach Eichler LLC

Carolyn Dolci


Carolyn Dolci, CPA


EisnerAmper LLP

Baldeep Dua

Assistant Treasurer

Baldeep Dua

Chief Financial Officer

Kirusa, Inc.

Barbara E. Kauffman

Immediate Past President

Barbara E. Kauffman

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Newark Regional Business Partnership

Committee Chairs

Board Appointments Committee

Faith Taylor

Environmental Social Governance Leader


Shacara N. Delgado, Esq.

Governance Committee

Shacara N. Delgado, Esq.

Senior Vice President, Legal and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer

Realogy Holdings Corp.

Nicole Alexander, Esq.

Professional Development Committee

Nicole Alexander, Esq.

Director of Professional and Business Development

McElroy Deutsch

Public Relations Committee

Camelia M. Valdes, Esq.


Passaic County

Membership Committee

Jennifer Becker, CEPA

Senior Wealth Consultant

Mariner Wealth Advisors

Programs Committee

Darlene Lapola, Esq.

Senior Legal Counsel

Reckitt Benckiser

Scholarship Committee

Marianne DeAlessi, DNP, RN

Lead Healthcare Consultant

DeAlessi Enterprises

Policy Committee

Lillian A. Plata, Esq.

Member and Co-Founder

Nee Plata Law LLC

Salute Committee

M. Courtney McCormick, Esq.

Vice President, Internal Audit Services



Carolyn Andress, REBC

Vice President

HUB International Limited

Dorothy Bolinsky, Esq.

Dorothy Bolinsky, Esq.


Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Amy Cradic

Amy Cradic

SVP and COO of Non-Utility Businesses, Strategy and External Affairs

NJ Resources

Mary Clare Garber

Mary Clare Garber


Princeton Legal Search Group, LLC

Shirell A. Gross, Esq., CLC

VP, Chief Counsel Renal Care Solutions and Head of US Contracting


Indu Lew, PharmD

Senior Vice President & Chief Pharmacy Officer

RWJBarnabas Health

Chris T. Pernell, MD, MPH, FACPM

Chief Strategic Integration and Health Equity Officer

University Hospital

Committee List

EWNJ Members, please to view Committee descriptions.

  • Board Appointments
  • Professional Development
  • Programs
  • Finance and Investment
  • Public Relations
  • Governance
  • Salute
  • Membership
  • Scholarship
  • Policy