Burlington County Board of Social Services
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Born and raised in Philadelphia, Harriette and her husband Alan and two daughters relocated to Willingboro in 1973 and resided there until moving to Mt. Laurel in 1998. She received her Bachelorís Degree from Penn State University and her Masterís Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University, while at the same time helping her children with their homework and while her husband was completing his studies toward a Ph.D. During her career of 35 years she worked as a School Social Worker in both Burlington and Camden Counties and directed an Adult Medical Day Center. Always active in the community, Harriette was a member of the Willingboro Township Local Assistance Board, serving as chairperson for 15 years, and a member of Temple Adath Emanuel, where she served on the Board of Trustees for 25 years and was the first woman president of the synagogue. She was instrumental in moving the temple from Willingboro to Mt. Laurel in 1997. For many years Harriette was an adjunct instructor at The College of New Jersey teaching a variety of courses in the departments of Guidance and Counseling, Special Education and Sociology. A lover of history she has been a volunteer at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. She also volunteers as a Democratic Committeewoman and serves as President of the Mt. Laurel Democratic Club. In addition to reading, hiking, and relaxing on the beach, Harrietteís greatest joy is spending time with her family and six wonderful grandchildren. She has been a BCBSS member since 2019.
Sarah W. Holley, Vice Chairperson
HolleyÖwife, mother, educator, community advocate.
and raised in Pittsburgh, Dorothy relocated with her husband and
daughter in 1978 to Eastampton Township, and recently moved to the new
55 and older community in Eastampton. She attended BCC for computer
classes and office management and Rutgers University for election law.
She has always been active in the local community, where people
affectionately know her as Dee. She joined Neighborhood Watch where she
served as treasurer and volunteered for Citizenís Patrol and Fun Day
for several years. During her career she worked at the Childrenís Home
in Mount Holly and managed the vehicle donation program. Dee spent 20
years at the Board of Elections as Senior Election Clerk and
Administrator. She was also appointed by the Governor as a Commissioner
to the Board of Elections. Always active in the Township, she has been
a member of the County Committee for 38 years serving as chairperson
and/or treasurer. She was elected last year to a fourth term to the New
Jersey State Committee. Dee looks forward to serving the larger
community in her new role.
Michael Trainor, Citizen Member
Michael Trainor is a lifelong resident of South Jersey. Raised in Willingboro, New Jersey and graduating from Rowan University, he is very aware of the issues that face all of South Jersey. He currently lives in Edgewater Park, NJ with his wife and 3 children. Throughout his life he has found passion in helping others and volunteering his time whenever possible. Immediately after graduating from Rowan, he began his professional career in the finance industry, the vision of wanting to help others made him successful in this arena. As his children grew older he began volunteering with the local athletic association where he ended up spending 8 years on the executive board. It was there that he started the townís first flag football league and began to earn the trust and respect of the townspeople of Edgewater Park. In 2013, the Democratic party of Burlington County approached him and asked him to run in the next election for town council, he obliged and won his first election. By giving all of the people of Edgewater Park his personal attention and building their trust, it was just a couple of years that he was elected Mayor. He currently serves the town of Edgewater Park and focuses on open communication and attracting new businesses to town. He also sits as the Chairman of the River Route Economic Development Steering Committee. A committee of 16 municipalities focused on building commerce in communities along Route 130 and the Delaware River. He continues his pursuit of helping others and makes time to visit with resident and businesses in town every chance he gets. He began serving on the BCBSS in 2023.
Jaclyn Veasy, Citizen Member
Jaclyn (Jackie) Veasy is a lifelong
resident of Evesham Township and currently still resides in the Brush
Hollow neighborhood. Born and raised in Marlton, Jackie is a graduate
of St. Joan of Arc School and Holy Cross High School. She attended
Rutgers University and received her Bachelor of Arts in American
Studies. A 10-year veteran of the insurance industry, Jackie works for
a large National Insurance company in Marlton.
Jackie has been a long-time volunteer in Evesham Township promoting her
love for giving back to her community. For the past decade, she has
served as a committee member for the Relay for Life of Marlton, a
community event that raises funds for the American Cancer Society.
Devoted to her alma mater, Jackie is an active member of the St. Joan
of Arc Parish family, serving as a Lector and Eucharistic Minister at
Sunday Mass. With her mother, Joan, Jackie coordinates St. Joan of
Arcís Sunday-morning childrenís liturgy program. Jackie also organizes
and volunteers at St. Joan of Arcís annual summer carnival. Jackie is
an avid traveler and yoga practitioner. Her family and friends are
incredibly important to her, as is her desire to give back to the
community in which she and her sister were raised. She began serving on
the BCBSS in 2023.
Saima Bhutta is a
health care provider by profession and a community activist, volunteer,
and political leader by passion. Saima is passionate about the fight
against social and racial injustices and all inequalities towards
vulnerable population. She has participated in several Black Lives
Matter marches and other events organized by Burlington County NAACP.
In the past 25 years, her volunteerism has spanned, grab-and-go meals
for homeless, soup kitchens for food insecure, clothing drives for
refugees and other needy communities. She is also involved in
Moorestown local schools, coaching clubs such as the Lego Robotic Club,
and volunteered in Wrestling and Swimming teams. Since 2000, she has
also been a teacher in Sunday schools. From 2005 to 2006 she provided
health care services for antenatal and postnatal care to mother and
child through Project H.O.P.E and the Catholic Charities of Camden
County. In 2006 she was the recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Medal
in recognition for her services to the Health Professional Shortage
Areas (HPSA) sites in Camden NJ. Saima is passionate regarding climate
change issues and environmental preservation and currently is serving a
2nd term on the Sustainable Moorestown Committee.
Randolph started his career as an
Apprentice for Laborers Local 172 in 2006. He became an Organizer for
Laborers Eastern Region Organizer Fund in 2017. Most recent position as
of January is South NJ Business Development Manager NJ LECET. Some of
the other positions that are held:
Father of Five and also a
Grandfather. I enjoy helping my children with their extra-curricular
activities. Also a Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu jitsu. Also enjoy going
to car shows with my Antique Car.
began serving on the BCBSS in 2023.
Hopson is a resident of Willingboro and is Director of Operations for a
Financial Services Company. Felicia earned her Bachelorís Degree in
English from Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina. She went on
to earn her Masterís Degree in Business Administration from Wilmington
University in Wilmington, Delaware. Felicia has earned her Six Sigma,
Green Belt Certification from Villanova University with a
specialization in Financial Services. Felicia plans to continue
pursuing her Doctorate Degree in Business Administration, with a
specialization in Leadership with specific focus in Servant and
Transformational Leadership Theories, from Walden University.
Charles SanFilippo, Director
Appointed as Acting Director in March 2016, Charles oversees the daily operations of all agency programs and services. Prior to being appointed to his present position he served as Administrative Supervisor of Income Maintenance. He began his career at the agency in 2003 when he was hired as an eligibility worker. He was promoted to unit supervisor in 2009, to assistant administrator in 2011, and to full administrator in 2013. From 1994 to 1998 Charles was the Director of the Oaklyn Memorial Library in Oaklyn, New Jersey, where he served as library administrator, supervised staff, and maintained library resources. He earned his Bachelor's Degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania majoring in communications. He resides in Beverly.
attorney licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Richard earned his
Bachelorís Degree magna cum laude from Saint Josephís University in
Philadelphia and Juris Doctorate Degree from Rutgers University School
of Law in Camden, served as Assistant Counsel to Governor Thomas H.
Kean, and has represented the legal interests of the BCBSS since
Nominated by New Jersey Governors of both parties and confirmed by the
Senate to the New Jersey State Board of Human Services, he served
eighteen years as Chairman leading the oversight panel for State
Governmentís largest department helping over one million citizens with
a $12 billion budget and 20,000 employees. He served in this
during the Administrations of Governor Whitman, DiFrancesco, McGreevey,
Codey, Corzine and Christie. During this time he was
appointed as a
transition team member where he advised the Governor-Elect and helped
author a report on two state government departments: Human Services and
Children and Families. A civic leader, he has served in
posts with the Burlington County Bar Foundation, Red Cross, Rotary, Boy
Scouts, Jaycees, St. Charles Borromeo Parish, and was founding
President of the Cinnaminson Education Foundation.
has served as President of the New Jersey Association of County Welfare
Attorneys, Regional Representative for the American Association of
Public Welfare Attorneys, Chairman of the Burlington County Bar
Associationís Local Government Committee, Judge of the Burlington
County Mock Trial Competition, and Speaker at the 47th Annual
Conference of the National Child Support Enforcement Association in
Washington, DC. Richard was chosen to be a Fellow in
Jersey's Class of 1999 and was awarded the Certificate of Honor by the
American Red Cross Burlington County Chapter, New Jersey Senate
Citation for outstanding achievement with Adult Protective Services,
Robert W. Criscuolo Award by the Burlington County Bar Association as
outstanding young lawyer, and Service to the Community Award by the New
Jersey State Bar Association. Richard is admitted to practice
the U.S. Supreme Court.
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