Karen Thomas – Board President
Karen is the Board President and has served on the board since 2015.
She has a 30-year career in the Medical Devices and Diagnostics Industry for Johnson & Johnson and Rosetta Genomics. She held multiple positions in R&D, Regulatory, Business Development, WW Marketing and Customer Service. Karen continues to consult through her firm MedOutcomes, LLC.
Andriette Mathews – Immediate Past President
Andriette is the Board President and previously held the position of Vice President. She is also a member of the HomeSharing Board of Trustees participating in their committees for over ten years. Presently, Andriette is employed as the Executive Vice President/COO/CFO & Information Technology Officer, at Glen Rock Savings Bank.
She is a member of the National and NY/NJ Chapters of the Financial Managers Society (FMS). Formerly she was President, Vice President, and Treasurer of the FMS NY/NJ chapter, and held senior management positions at three other Banks and two mid-sized CPA firms.
Maureen Kalena – Board Vice President
Maureen Kalena is Vice President/Trustee of HomeSharing, and has been on the Board of HomeSharing for over ten years.
She has had a 30-year career in banking and is Vice President/Relationship Manager for the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York serving community banks in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
A New Jersey native, she has lived in Hillsborough, NJ for over 30 years.
Michael Shriner – Board Treasurer
Michael Shriner serves as Board Treasurer, and has been on the HomeSharing Board more than 10 years.
Michael is President/CEO of Millington Bank since 2012 with 33 years in the banking industry.
Jeanette Elizabeth Brown – Board Secretary
Jeannette serves as our Board Secretary, and has been on the board for over 20 years. She initially came to HomeSharing as a Provider, and enjoys contributing to the organization.
Jeannette currently serves as a Councilor on the American Chemical Society, North Jersey Section; a member of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers; a member in the Association for Women in Science; and a member in the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dedicated to STEM education she was the Regional Director of the New Jersey Statewide Systemic Initiative (NJSSI), and is currently a Fellow (Cohort 3) of the WestEd National Academy for Science and Mathematics Leadership.
Retired after 25 years as a Research Chemist for Merck & Co. Inc, and prior to Merck, she worked as a Chemist at CIBA Pharmaceutical Co. Jeanette has a Masters degree from the University of Minnesota and a BS degree in Chemistry from Hunter College.
Our Board Trustees
Kip Bateman – NJ State Senator
Michael Deak – Reporter, Bridgewater Courier News and MyCentralJersey.com, part of USA Today
Ed Rebenack, Esq. – Rebenack, Aronow & Mascolo, LLP
Frank Semcer, Jr. – Director of Sales, MICRO Co.