Board of Directors


The National Association of Social Workers, New Jersey Chapter is part of the national association of social workers.  We are one, national community with separate state chapters that meet the needs of our membership on the ground.  As part of a national association, we are governed by one legal board at the national level.  State Boards of Directors are programmatic boards, charged with ensuring that the state activities align with the national direction.  

The NASW-NJ Board of Directors are elected by you, our members.  Positions include President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President (Finance), Secretary, 4 Regional Representatives and both a BSW and MSW Student Representative.

President, Nkechi Okoli                                                                                                       Central Regional Representative, Caelin McCallum

First Vice President, Judyann McCarthy                                                                            Northwest Regional Representative, Vacant

Second Vice President, Dawn Konrady                                                                             Northeast Regional Representative, Sierra Spriggs

Secretary, Ralph Cuseglio                                                                                                   Southern Regional Representative, Miriam Stern             

Graduate Student Representative, Jennifer Sorensen                                                   Undergraduate Student Representative, Jamie Terrone

President-Elect, Widian Nicola


Lean In

Applications are now being accepted for volunteer leadership roles within the chapter!  Check out our guide to learn more about the roles, frequently asked questions and qualifications.  

Timeline:  Applications for Board positions opens in early 2021.

Voting:  Occurs April-May 2021

Term: Begins July 1, 2021 (end date varies based on term)

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Interested in Serving?

Holding an elected position in our organization is meaningful.  You have the opportunity to use your voice, share the experience of your colleagues and friends and help set the vision for our chapter.  It's also a fantastic way to build your leadership skills, learn new things and develop as a well-rounded professional.

Our nomination committee is charged with vetting possible candidates for elections.  You can submit your application today!

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