Board of Directors

Aimee Frankel

Ruthanne Iselin

Krista Long

Andrea Scharf

John F. Byren

Marilyn Friedman

Andrew Marrus

Susan Stamler

Judith Eisenberg

Melissa R. Greener

Tod Mercy

Jennifer Whyman

Robert B. Fagenson

Robert L. Hermanos

Adelle Rathe

Virginia Wiener

* as of the annual meeting on December 14, 2021, all members of the Board of Directors are independent, voting members.  

Staff

Robert Pacenza

Executive Director

rpacenza@
risingtreetops.org

Oakhurst, New Jersey Campus

Charles Sutherland

Camp Director/Director of Services
& Operations

csutherland@
risingtreetops.org

Lori Schenck

Assistant Director of Services

lschenck@
risingtreetops.org

Donna Albanese

Placement
Coordinator

dalbanese@
risingtreetops.org

Sandra Baker

Interviewer/
Assessment
Coordinator

sbaker@
risingtreetops.org

Indefinitely Vacant

Program
Coordinator

Vacant

Office Manager
(Oakhurst)

Matt Willingham

Maintenance
Supervisor

New York City
Administrative Office

Mindy Downey

Director of Business Operations

mdowney@
risingtreetops.org

Vacant

Marketing
Coordinator