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NJTESOL/NJBE Chapters (Updated December, 2015)

Information: Representative-at-Large: Joan Pujol

Contact Jessica Newkirk at

Contact Hilary Almeida, Chair, , Lucy Dolin , or Linda Mankofsky

Contact Kathy Fernandez at (609) 265-0123 ex. 4016 or or
Mary Mansfield at 

Surinder Kaur at, Madji Fall at, Angela Serafine-Timm at or Aphrodite Dellaporta at

Contact Laurine Sibilia at
Contact Julia Gaona -

Contact Laurie Knab , 

Contact Joan Pujol  if you would like to organize meetings for this chapter.  

Contact Susan Cragg at , Susan Malta at Patricia Britt at or Suzan Cole at .

SHORE CHAPTER (Monmouth and Ocean Counties)
Contact Susan Cragg at , Susan Malta at , Patricia Britt at or Suzan Cole at .

Contact Stefanie Myers at .

TRI-COUNTY CONSORTIUM (Camden/Gloucester/Salem)
Contact Judy Tucker,

Contact: Joan Pujol  if you would like to organize meetings for this chapter.   


If you do not have a chapter near you and wish to help organize one,
please contact Joan Pujol .



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