Board of Directors

Andy Arno

Robert B. Fagenson

Robert L. Hermanos

Andrew Marrus

Susan Stamler

John F. Byren

Aimee Frankel

Ruthanne Iselin

Tod Mercy

Jennifer A. Whyman

Kevin Cuskley

Marilyn Friedman

Allison Lebar

Adelle Rathe

Virginia Wiener

Judith Eisenberg

Melissa R. Greener

Krista Long

Andrea Scharf

* as of the annual meeting on December 11, 2018, 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

Amerah Mostafa

Program
Coordinator

amostafa@
risingtreetops.org

John Rivera

Office Manager
(Oakhurst)

jrivera@
risingtreetops.org

Louis Mustillo

Maintenance
Supervisor

lmustillo@
risingtreetops.org

New York City
Administrative Office

Mindy Downey

Director of Business Operations

mdowney@
risingtreetops.org

Melissa Miller

Marketing
& Communications
Coordinator

mmiller@
risingtreetops.org