CASA SHaW's Board of Trustees
Alice Condo, President
Alice Condo lives in Somerville, NJ. She graduated from Immaculata University with a BA in Biochemistry and obtained her MS in Pharmaceutical Quality & Regulatory Affairs from Temple University. Alice is a Director of Regulatory Compliance with J&J Global Services. She loves to travel, especially to unusual and exotic locations.
Roger Mellick, Vice-President
Roger is the President and CEO of The Doggett Corporation in Hunterdon County. Roger was born in New York City, raised in New Jersey and save for a 10 year stint in Boston, has spent the majority of his life in New Jersey. He attended Tabor Academy for his high school years, then Boston University and subsequently the University of Colorado. Roger is a past president of The Upper Raritan Watershed Association (now Headwaters). Has served on the Tewksbury environmental commission, board member for The Raptor Trust in Millington, charter board member of The Tree Fund and is currently on the Land Use Committee and the Historical Preservation Committee for Clinton Town. He also serves on both the standard practices and the sustainability committee as well as on the Political Action Committee (PAC) for The Tree Care Industry Association. Roger has an adult daughter involved with kids, family and foster care in Denver. It was due to her stories and experiences that resulted in getting him involved with CASA SHaW.
Brian Auger, Secretary
Brian is Director of the Somerset County Library System, and has households in both Hillsborough, New Jersey and Columbia, Maryland, where his wife Cheri resides. He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Theology from Loyola College and The Catholic University and a master’s in library science from the University of Maryland. Previously a long-time volunteer in a variety of leadership positions with the Scouting program, Brian joined the board of trustees in 2012 because he wants to continue serving youth and to sink deeper roots into New Jersey. When not commuting between states, he enjoys reading, music and family time. He plans to continue his split household arrangements until his son finishes studies at Fairfield University in Conneticut, yet another state he frequents.
Joe Westlein, Treasurer
Joe worked in the Finance/Information Services Divisions of several different Johnson & Johnson companies for 35 years, retiring in 1999. He then became very active in the community by joining the Boards of the Somerset County United Way and Alternatives, Inc, as well as serving on the Family Court Juvenile Conference Committee and becoming a volunteer advocate with CASA of ShaW, where he served for 5 years, and has since joined the Board of CASA in 2013. He is also very active in several of his parish church ministries, and keeps very busy with his children and grandchildren, all of whom live in the local area. Joe enjoys collecting comics, traveling with his wife and family, reading fiction novels, and binging on his favorite TV shows. Joe is a graduate of Rutgers University and Seton Hall Law School, and a retired member of the NJ State Bar Association.
Gena Pemberton, Member-at-Large
Gena Pemberton resides in New York City. Gena is a Senior Finance Manager, in charge of Finance Recruiting at Johnson & Johnson. Gena holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Hampton University and a MBA from University of Phoenix. She is the North Atlantic Regional President of the National Hampton Alumni Association Board and a proud alumnus of Hampton University. Gena is very passionate about CASA SHAW and giving every child a chance
Mariann Bruno, Trustee
Mariann lives in Branchburg, New Jersey with her husband, Anthony. Mariann has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services/Management from the University of Phoenix and is the Special Needs Program and Planning Specialist for the Somerset County Office of Youth Services. Mariann is also a Certified Parent Educator, the Coordinator for the Somerset County Commission on Child Abuse and Missing Children and the Somerset County FireWatch Program. Mariann is a Eucharistic Minister at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Three Bridges and has volunteered for the Religious Formation Program. In her free time, Mariann loves to spend quality time with her husband and two adult children.
Eliot Goldstein, Esq., Trustee
Eliot lives in Warren, New Jersey with his wife and three daughters. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in Economics and from the Syracuse University College of Law. He is the founder and managing member of the Goldstein Law Firm, LLC in Somerville, New Jersey. Eliot shares his legal expertise as a member of the Governance Committee. Thankful for his daughters, Eliot joined the CASA SHaW board in 2014 to help children who are victims of abuse and neglect.
Edie Grauer, Trustee
Edie lives in Franklin Township with her two children. She earned a BSW from Livingston College and an MSW from Rutgers University. She has worked in the field of education and with nonprofits throughout her professional career. Her areas of expertise include youth, housing, and criminal and juvenile justice. In her spare time, Edie enjoys gardening, making jewelry, and cooking. She loves jazz music too. Edie's particular passion for working and advocating for disenfranchised populations make her a wonderful fit for CASA SHaW's board of trustees.
Marie Hughes, Trustee
This is Marie's second term as a CASA SHaW Board Member. She has served as the executive director of the PeopleCare Center for Non-Profits in Bridgewater since 1998 and was named Outstanding Businesswoman of Somerset County in 2004. Besides working with CASA SHaW, Marie currently serves on the Board of Alternatives and has been a supporter of several non-profits in Somerset County over the years. She is also a long-time Rotarian. Marie has two children and two grandchildren.