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.

Interim President, Carrie Conger                                                              First Vice President, Kim Finnie     

Second Vice President, Jennifer Sorensen                                               Secretary, Tiffany Mayers  

Northeast Regional Representative, Franya Rodriguez                     Northwest Regional Representative, Courtney Wise 

Central Regional RepresentativeRuslana Church                                 Southern Regional Representative, Renee Frazier

Graduate Student Representative, Jana Sasser                                      Undergraduate Student Representative, Paola Benitez


Lean In

Applications are accepted from January-March, 2024. Check out our guide to learn more about the roles, frequently asked questions and qualifications.  

Timeline: Nominations are currently open.

Voting: May 2024.

Term: begins July 1, 2024 (end date varies based on term)

To make a nomination click here.

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!

Have questions?  Contact our Executive Director via email or by calling the main office. 

Leadership Interest Form