The Princeton Area Community Foundation recently elected two new trustees to its board, and bid farewell to three long-serving members.

Meredith C. Moore

meredith_mooreMoore, a strategic communications and public relations leader, formerly a Senior Vice President at NRG Energy, Inc., was elected February 6 to a three-year term. Moore has served on the Community Foundation’s Communications Committee, and will assume the chair as she becomes a trustee. Moore is a former director of the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce, and currently serves on the PRCC Community Development Fund Committee. She is also a volunteer with Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County. She lives in Pennington.

Moore follows Barbara W. Coe who left the Board after seven years of service as Vice Chair and Communications Committee leader. Under Coe’s guidance the Foundation adopted a new logo, refreshed its brand, built a new web site, and initiated a presence on social media.

Thomas P. Weidner, Esq.

Weidner serves as counsel with Windels Marx and is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney in New Jersey, involved in insurance, regulatory and litigation matters for more than three decades. He is a member of the Princeton, New Jersey State, and American Bar Associations; and has served as Mayor of Cranbury Township where he resides.

Also leaving the Board is Ann Reichelderfer, Esq. who has served the Community Foundation with distinction for ten years, three as Chair of the Board, and many as a member of committees including the Asset Building Committee and the Committee on Trustees. She has been an effective advocate for philanthropy in the region, and is an inaugural member of the Professional Advisor Society which honors attorneys, accountants, financial planners, and wealth managers who promote giving in the region and demonstrate a personal commitment to service.

Debra Joy Perez, PhD, Vice President for Knowledge Support at the Annie E. Casey Foundation in Baltimore, and formerly Assistant Vice President at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, leaves the Board after serving for three years as a member of the Asset Building Committee. She also built the Twenty-Five Dollar Fund at the Community Foundation to assist promising Trenton students on the path to higher education. Perez is a Trenton native, and currently resides in Bucks County.

At its February 6 meeting the Board also elected officers for 2014: David C. Scott, Esq., Chair; John S. Watson, Jr and Carol P. Herring, Vice Chairs; Gordon Danser, CPA, Treasurer; and Anne LaBate, Secretary.

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