Sustainable Jersey Board of Trustees

The Sustainable Jersey Board of Trustees oversees the work of the non-profit organization Sustainable Jersey which includes the municipal Sustainable Jersey certification program and the Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification program.


Executive Committee

Gary Sondermeyer, Chairperson
Vice President of Operations, Bayshore Recycling

Lester E. Taylor III, Esq., Vice Chairperson
Partner, Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC

Carolyn Brown-Dancy, Secretary
Director, Environmental Health & Safety-Sustainability, Atlantic Health System


Wanda Monahan, Esq., Treasurer
Law Offices of Wanda Chin Monahan, LLC

Sarah Weidel, Development Committee Chairperson
VP Business Development, Princeton Mortgage

Edward Potosnak III,
Governance Committee Chairperson
Executive Director, New Jersey League of Conservation Voters



Caroline Ehrlich
Chief of Staff, Woodbridge Township

Dr. Lisa Jiampetti
Mayor, Egg Harbor City (Atlantic County)

Edward Mahaney, Jr., Ed.D., Trustee Emerita
Former Mayor, City of Cape May


Lori Matheus
Senior Vice President, New Jersey Economic Development Authority

Marissa C. McKenzie
School Business Administrator, East Orange School District

Timothy McDonough
Mayor, Hope Township (Warren County)


Tony Perry
Mayor, Middletown Township, Monmouth County

Michael Salvatore, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President of Administration, Kean University

Andre Sayegh
Mayor, City of Paterson (Passaic County)


Michael Schmid, P.E.
Vice President - Asset Management and Planning, PSE&G

Paola Toro
Associate, Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.

Terence Wall
Township Administrator, Jackson Township, Ocean County

Paul Williams
Board of Education, Harmony Township




Ex Officio

Paul Baldauf
Assistant Commissioner, Air Quality, Energy and Sustainability, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Mike Cerra
Executive Director, New Jersey League of Municipalities

Dr. Timothy Purnell
Executive Director, New Jersey School Boards Association