Tonya Woodland, M.H.R.M., M.S. joined the Board of Trustees in 2021. Since 2019, Tonya has served as Assistant Vice President of Administration for Commonwealth Fund. In this position, she is responsible for providing overall direction for human resources and building management as well as helping to develop and implement the […]
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Soyini Wilson has nearly 2 decades of experience as a Regulatory Affairs professional operating in the consumer goods, pharmaceutical and medical device regulated spaces. Joining the Board of Trustees in 2021, Soyini is deeply passionate about programs that create education and economic pathways for girls and women. In addition to […]
Bob has served on the Mercer Street Friends Board of Trustees since 2019. In his retirement from general contracting and woodworking, Bob was drawn to Mercer Street Friends’ commitment to positively impact the lives of Trenton and Mercer County residents.
Bill has been involved with Mercer Street Friends since the mid-1990’s. After volunteering at a committee level, he first joined the Board of Trustees in 2005, continued on to serve as Board Chair from 2010 to 2014, and began another term of service in 2022. A Robert M. Appelbaum Service […]
Michael J. Carter, MD, RP began his service with the Board of Trustees in 2009. He was drawn to Mercer Street Friends’ social programming and support for the entire Trenton community. He currently works in medical administration using his medical knowledge as a physician and pharmacist to safeguard the health […]
Tara Butler began her Board service in 2021. A Trenton Native, Tara is a graduate of McCorristin Catholic High School and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice/Pre-Law with a Minor in Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice/Legal Studies, also from Fairleigh […]
Laura has served on the Mercer Street Friends Board of Trustees since 2019, drawn to the Mercer Street Friends’ Community Schools Initiative and Family Engagement programs. Laura has served as a 6-12 Social Studies teacher and Assistant Principal at the secondary level and as a School Board Member in the […]