Dr. Martin Krupnick, the President and CEO of IEP Youth Services in Freehold, was elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the New Hope Foundation at their annual meeting on June 21st. Dr Krupnick succeeds Reverend Mark VanSant, the Pastor of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Little Silver; Reverend VanSant served as Chairman over the past two years. “I wish to extend my deepest gratitude to Mark,” said Dr. Tony Comerford, New Hope Foundation’s President and CEO. “This organization has faced some of its most complex and time-consuming challenges over the past two years and we could not have faced them as well as we did without Mark’s encouragement, support and wisdom. I am also looking forward to Dr. Krupnick’s taking over the leadership because of the significant contributions he has already made as a Trustee; he brings a broad range of expertise in both business and mental health care that can help guide our way.”
Reelected as Vice Chairman and Treasurer respectively were Arthur Ryan, a management consultant from Manasquan, and Richard Violante, the Controller at Hamilton Farms Golf Club. John F. Kouten, the president of JFK Communications, a Princeton based public relations firm was newly elected as Secretary of the Corporation.
The NHF Board is also pleased to announce that it has elected John F. Tesauro, Jr. Esq. as a Trustee on the Foundation’s Board. Mr. Tesauro is a NJ-based practicing attorney and full time arbitrator empanelled with the New Jersey State Board of Mediation and the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission. He also serves on the New York State Employment Relations Board, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, as the permanent impartial umpire for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters benefit funds local 363, and as permanent contract arbitrator for the NJ State Police. Mr. Tesauro’s legal expertise will be a valuable asset to the board.
About New Hope Foundation
New Hope Foundation is a non-profit corporation (501(c)(3)) dedicated to serving those most in need of treatment for alcoholism, drug addiction and compulsive gambling. We provide state of the art care under license by the state of New Jersey and with the ongoing accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Private citizens, businesses and organizations, from both the private and public sector, help to support our mission to serve those in need with little ability to pay. We serve those with health insurance, and offer other options so our clients can afford to pay the reasonable fees we charge for high quality care. New Hope Foundation is one of New Jersey’s largest agencies and served more than 5,000 of those in need in the last year.