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The Board of Trustees for the Wetlands Institute is dedicated to helping us grow and succeed in fulfilling our mission; To promote appreciation, understanding and stewardship of wetlands and coastal ecosystems through our programs in research, conservation, and education. Our Board recognizes the importance of staying true to the Institute’s mission, vision and goals, and they are committed to promoting the wetlands and coastal surroundings that we know and love.

Board of Trustees

•  Deborah A. Hays, Chair – Attorney/Partner, Archer & Greiner

•  Jane Rakestraw, Vice Chair – Retired VP Human Resources, Saks Fifth Avenue NY

•  Robert Rich, Treasurer – Owner/Broker Coldwell Banker Otton Real Estate

•  John Flynn, Secretary – Retired State Trails Coordinator, NJ DEP/Green Acres Program, 

•  Jeffrey Alderton, Chair Governance – Senior Partner, Deloitte Consulting

•  Raymond M. Burke – President, Burke Motor Group – Director, Sturdy Savings Bank

•  Timothy Jon Clay, D.M.D – General Dentist / Co-Owner, Clay and Clay Dental

•  John Cuthbert – Retired Physicist, Technical Manager, Bell Laboratories

•  Roberta DeVries – Philadelphia Zoo Travel Planner & Program Coordinator

•  James Donohue, Chair Finance – Retired Partner, White and Williams, LLP, Litigation Attorney

•  Trish Luing – Retired Physician

•  Margaret McAllister – Retired Attorney

•  John Millar – Chief Strategy Officer, Avalon Flooring

•  Jean (Jeannie) Morris – Retired R.N.; Director, Read With Me

•  G. Wayne Renneisen – Retired Attorney, formerly Managing Owner, Harvey, Pennington, Cabot, Griffith & Renneisen, LTD

•  Donna Rothman – Retired VP of Business Development,

•  Henry E. Schellenger, Chair Development – Chair Finance Committee – President/CEO, DelWeb LLC

•  Jon Tullis – President, Newman Tullis Inc., Consultant to Nonprofit Leadership

•  Amy Welsh – Retired CPA/Financial Manager

•  William Wermuth – Owner, Twirl Toy Shop

•  Francis J. White III (Trey) – Vice President, Corporate Development, SAP America, Inc.