Mercer Street Friends Board of Trustees Announces Two New Leaders

Gerald Delk 
Bill Heinemann 

Mercer Street Friends Board of Trustees appoints two new leaders to the Board this month. The new members are Gerald Delk and Bill Heinemann. 

Ken Blackwell, Chair of the Board, shared, “The Mercer Street Friends Board of Trustees welcomes two exceptional leaders. Gerald and Bill bring unique skills, experiences, and vision to the organization. We are pleased to have Gerald join us and to have Bill returning to the Board.”

Gerald Delk, Vice President of Education for Church Pension Group in New York, NY, stated, “I look forward to working with the Board and staff to continue building on Mercer Street Friends’ legacy of service to our communities.”

Bill Heinemann, Partner of Espenshade Consulting for Nonprofits, said “I am happy to be joining the Board of Trustees, again. Mercer Street Friends has a long-standing commitment to the people of Trenton and surrounding communities. Grounded in Quaker values of community, equality, and the inherent worth of every person, the organization has improved lives through education, nutrition, and family support.”

Bernie Flynn, CEO of Mercer Street Friends, noted, “As a new Trustee, Gerald, and returning Trustee, Bill, are joining Mercer Street Friends at a time of growth. They will help steer the organization during critical moments that determine the success of Mercer Street Friends’ ability to serve our neighbors in need. Their dedication to Mercer Street Friends, Trenton, and greater Mercer County will ensure that our mission remains strong and secure. We are thrilled to be working with Gerald and Bill and we thank them for joining the Board as we forge the future of Mercer Street Friends.”