Meet the Board

President: Jill Segulin

Jill Segulin has been a member of RAP since September 2015.  At RAP, Jill likes to visit refugee families and help them understand American systems and the paperwork they receive from different agencies.  She is a homemaker and has a bachelor's degree in Human Services and Psychology.

 

Vice President: Anne Goetz

Anne Goetz is a co- founder of RAP- she named it! She is a former teacher of French and Spanish and is presently a school psychologist and behavior analyst, working in the Westfield School district. Anne loves all aspects of teaching and learning, and works primarily with the Sunday Sharing group. Multicultural herself, and an immigrant, she delights in diversity and thanks God for the opportunity to work with our wonderful group of volunteers and refugees. 

(l-r) Malini Majumdar, Richard Scannell, John Otchy, Don Jones, Anne Goetz, Steve Wheatley, Jill Segulin

Secretary: Steven Wheatley

Steve Wheatley retired in 2018 from an academic organization where he has served as vice president for 20 years.  He was delighted to discover RAP and join in its good work.  Steve is an enthusiastic participant in the RAP Sunday Sharing program and the Funding Committee.  He lives in Mountainside with his wife, Linda-Marie.  He has a doctorate in American history.

Treasurer: Richard Scannell

Richard Scannell is a 35-year resident of Fanwood where he and his wife Linda have raised two sons. He has been an active volunteer throughout his adult life participating in family-based organizations such as Boy Scouts, youth soccer, CCD and SPF Music Boosters. Richard is a congregant of St. Bartholomew’s and has participated in many faith ministries, service projects, and most recently was Director of the Refugee Ministry. He has a BA in Accounting, and MBA in Finance and is a CPA (NJ Inactive). Richard has over 40 years of experience in the financial field before his recent retirement.

 

MEMBERS-AT-LARGE

Malini Majumdar has lived in Scotch Plains with her husband Russ Lomuscio and their two kids, Andrew and Neena, for 17 years. She has an undergraduate degree in finance from Rutgers University and a law degree from Georgetown University. She currently works full time as an Associate General Counsel at ConnectiveRx, a healthcare marketing company in Whippany. Malini has been a volunteer with RAP for almost 3 years. She primarily works with our families at Sunday Sharing, along with her daughter Neena. She helps with tutoring, preparing and serving meals, collecting donations or whatever else needs to be done.

 

Don Jones has volunteered with RAP since May 2017.   He enjoys tutoring Refugee families at Sunday Sharing.  Don graduated from Fairfield University with a BS degree in finance, managed an equity mutual fund, presently works at Amazon, manages a health and wellness business, and serves on the Cranford Environmental Commission.  He has a daughter and a son. 

 

John Otchy is a retired Hospital Pharmacist and Pharmaceutical Company Account Executive.  He and his wife Laura have lived in Fanwood for 3 years, having moved from Maplewood, where they resided for over 30 years.  They raised five children, including two sons who they took in as foster children, and subsequently adopted.  Their children are all married and they have nine grandchildren. John was the founding Chairman of the Board of the Magnificat Home, a residence for women in Jersey City (www.magnificathome.org).  He and his wife have served with RAP for over two years.  John was the Co-Chair of the Funding Committee (continuing as a member), currently Chairs the Beneficial Relations Committee and is finishing his second year as Secretary of RAP.  He is stepping down from the Secretary position, when his term is concluded.  He graduated from Fordham University, holds an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and is a US Army veteran, having served during the Vietnam conflict.