SUMMIT, NJ - Maria E. Pasquale, Esq., of Summit is rejoining the Board of Trustees of Summit-based SAGE Eldercare.

Pasquale is joining SAGE’s Board of Trustees in January 2016, having previously served on the board from 2005-12. Since 2001, she has been with Celgene Corporation, which has its global headquarters in Summit, as Senior Vice President, Legal & Deputy General Counsel. Her responsibilities include managing corporate legal affairs such as intellectual property, litigation, and international matters. 

Pasquale received her JD at Brooklyn Law School and a BS in biochemistry at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  She has three children, including a daughter in college in Washington, DC, and a son and daughter who are seniors at Summit High School.

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“We are pleased to announce that all of SAGE’s Executive Committee members from 2015 will be returning as leaders for 2016,” stated Fred Jenny, Executive Director of SAGE Eldercare. “Additionally, we would like to extend our gratitude to both Ruth Winetsky Skriloff of Summit and Rebekah Huston of Chatham who completed their terms with the board this year. We are also proud to have Maria E. Pasquale of Summit return as a board member.”

Kitty Hartman will remain as President of SAGE’s Board of Trustees in 2016. She joined the board in 2009, having previously served as secretary as well as the Development Committee Chair which oversees fundraising for the nonprofit organization. A resident of New Providence, Hartman has been an active volunteer for a wide variety of local organizations.  She currently delivers Meals on Wheels through SAGE and serves as Secretary of the Board of the Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library.

Kathy Clingan of Chatham will continue to serve as secretary and has been a board member since 2010. She is the owner of Take A Bough, LLC, which retails women’s clothing at boutique shopping events to raise money for nonprofit educational, arts, and health organizations.

Remaining at the treasurer post, John C. Hoffman of Chatham has been a board member for four years. Hoffman retired from Prudential as a Managing Director in 2010.

Carol King Barrow of Basking Ridge retired from PNC in 2013, where she was a Senior Vice President responsible for institutional investment management sales in northern New Jersey. She has served as a board member since 2006 and has been on the executive committee as both a vice president and president.