Meet our Executive Board

Effective 6/1/17 to 5/31/18

Officers

President & Representative to the NJ Council for Young Children: Jennifer Santana

1st Vice President: Karen Perez

2nd Vice President: Cathie Chmielewski

Secretary: Katelyn Rasmussen

Treasurer:   vacant

Immediate Past President: Suzanne Williamson

Officer Emerita: June Moss Handler – Professor Emerita, Kean University

Members at Large

  •         Terri Buccarelli
  • Linda Carter
  •         Angie DeFazio
  • Nicole Garibaldi-DeNude
  • Michele Gregorio
  •         Beverly Lee
  •         Melissa A. Rivera-Serna

Chapter Presidents
Northeast: Carolyn Tebbetts
UniversityKathie Meyer
South: Elmoria Thomas
Northwest:   vacant

Advisory Board (non-voting)

  • Renee Brady
  • Gerard Costa
  •         Valeria Erdosi-Mehaffey
  • Barbara Kiley
  • Arlene Martin
  • Kathleen Mulrooney

Liaisons (non-voting)

  • Beth Gardiner: NJDOE, Division of Early Childhood Education
  • Elissa Lombardo, NJDCF, Office of Licensing

Coordinator (non-voting)

Helen Muscato



In Memoriam – June Moss Handler

CITE founder, June Moss Handler, 94, died on November 6, 2017 at her home in Hackensack, NJ. (read more...)

Upcoming Events

  • December 7, 2017 – State Board Meeting, 10:00 am
  • January 4, 2018 – State Board Meeting, 10:00 am
  • March 23, 2018 – CITE Conference 2018, 8:00 am

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