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Donald F. Cambell, Esq., President
Don Campbell is a partner at the Red Bank law firm Giordano, Halleran, and Ciesla. Don received his undergraduate degree from Villanova University, his law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law, and his MPA from Kean University. Don has served as board member of the Villanova Monmouth Ocean County Alumni Association since 2008. He lives in Middletown with his wife and their two children.



Jessica Bragen, Vice President
As a Point Pleasant, NJ, native, Jessica received her B.A. in Psychology from Monmouth University and is currently a full-time MSW student at Monmouth University.  Since 2011, Jessica has spent her free time volunteering with Meal at Noon, working in the soup kitchen, assisting the director, and fundraising for the program.




Mark Gallup, Trustee
A long-time New Jersey resident, Mark is a graduate of Rutgers University, taught Physical Education and Health and coached teams in the Asbury Park School District for 35 years. He now co-owns a family-run lawn service and lives in Eatontown with his wife.






Nick DiFranco, Trustee
Nick DiFranco is an Associate Director with EY LLP, with 20 years of experience working in government-regulated industries. He holds a bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University. Nick's volunteer leadership began with his Eagle Scout work, and includes planning annual community involvement projects through his firm’s “EY Connect” program. Nick first got involved with the LBC in 2012, assisting with the annual Multicultural Thanksgiving Feast and volunteering at the Community Garden. Nick is also an certified Swim Official through USA Swimming. Nick lives in Red Bank with his wife Liz, a clinical social worker at Monmouth Medical Center, and their daughter. This is his first board membership.










Troy Todman
Troy Todman is  the Community Resource Specialist and Editor of MonmouthResourceNet.org at MonmouthCares. She is a graduate of Queens College, City University of New York.
Troy has worked in corporate publishing for several years. Her volunteer work includes training as a rape crisis companion, a Safe Return operator for the Alzheimer's Association, installing an urban farm stand, Medical Reserve Corps, and multiple positions with 4-H, Girl Scouts, and Boy Scouts.  
Troy is also the recipient of  the Citizen Service Award from the Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, which recognizes the role volunteers play in improving their communities. She lives in Long Branch with her husband and three children.


Lisa Wilson, MSW, Executive Director
Lisa, a Philadelphia native, migrated to New Jersey in 2006 when she married her husband Mark. Lisa was introduced to the LBC by Monmouth University. She was an MSW intern in 2007. She graduated from the program with a Masters in Social Work concentrated in International Community Development. Lisa has her BA in Political Science. She was hired as the agency’s Program Director in 2008. Since becoming Executive Director in 2009, Lisa has grown the agency in delivery of literacy and education programs focused on family economic self-sufficiency and sustainability. She has solidified relationships with New Jersey universities by expanding experiential learning contracts for field interns in the areas of administration, governance, program, outreach, and direct practice. She has maintained state funding for the 6th consecutive year despite the economic downturn, and has been able to maintain private and corporate sponsorships as well. Lisa said, “When I learned how invaluable the LBC is to the community, I knew this was a place I wanted to be. We work with all sorts of people, provide an astounding array of services, all with a small staff and a tiny budget. Fortunately, LBC has a fabulous staff and an astounding Board.”


Joe Garipoli, Chairman Emeritus