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Burkholder Retires, Two New Members Join as SAPF Details Board of Trustee Changes

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Clockwise, from top right, Reagan Burkholder, Ann Machin Oliva, and Dr. Charles 'Chuck' Gelber. Credits: Photos courtesy Summit Area Public Foundation
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Reagan Burkholder Credits: Summit Area Public Foundation
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Ann Machin Oliva Credits: Summit Area Public Foundation
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Dr. Charles 'Chuck' Gelber Credits: Summit Area Public Foundation
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SUMMIT, NJ - Longtime Summit Area Public Foundation (SAPF) Board member Reagan Burkholder has retired, and two new individuals -- Ann Machin Oliva and Dr. Charles 'Chuck' Gelber -- have joined the nonprofit's Board of Trustees.

Burkholder served on the SAPF board since 2008, and is a 45-year veteran employee of City government having most recently served as Summit's City Administrator from 1985 - 2002. Among his many accomplishments, Burkholder managed the planning and construction of a new City Hall, the expanded firehouse and library, a 500-car parking garage, and the total public and private infrastructure replacement and rehabilitation in the downtown core.

“Reagan has made significant contributions to the Summit community,” said Jack Cooper, SAPF president. “As an SAPF Board member, Reagan has been involved in every facet of the foundation’s operations. Through his countless hours of service, he has been a catalyst for helping to increase SAPF’s philanthropic outreach in the Summit area.”

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Gelber was a practicing physician specializing in nephrology and primary care for 30 years. He most recently practiced at Summit Medical Group. Since retiring in 2017, Gelber has served as a physician in underserved area clinics with the Summit Medical Group Foundation and has traveled on medical missions to the Dominican Republic with 'Waves of Health'. Since 2010, he has volunteered with the Summit Juvenile Conference Committee, which adjudicates cases involving first-time juvenile of- fenders.

Oliva recently retired as executive director of Overlook Foundation, where she was responsible for all aspects of fundraising, board relations and governance. She joined Overlook in 1969 as a registered nurse and served in a variety of nursing, community and education roles, and was named assistant vice president of public relations and marketing in 1987 and transitioned to the Foundation in 1990. Oliva joined the Rotary Club of Summit-New Providence in 1987, where she has served as president and been recognized with the Paul Harris Award.

The SAPF is a Summit-based 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a mission to foster philanthropy in the Summit area by identifying local needs and offering donors flexible ways to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors. During the past 10 years, the SAPF has provided more than $4.7 million in grants to 117 nonprofit agencies while awarding an average of 37 grants per year.

For more information or to donate, visit sapfnj.org.

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