Wendel Thomas - President

Joining the  board in 2017, Wendel moves from a year as Vice President to President in 2022.  Wendel has been active various community organization and a long time member of FOBH. Born on the island of Dominica in the Caribbean and moved to St Croix in the United States Virgin Islands when he was nine.


After high school, Wendel attended Rutgers University majoring in Urban Planning. At Rutgers, he met many who would be very close friends    MORE  

Executive Board of Trustees

Richard Allen - Vice President

A highly regarded leader in education, Rich has been principle of several New Jersey High Schools, and has started several education related businesses. He is currently an adjunct professor at Monmouth University. Rich served as FOBH Vice President from 2017 to 2019, and is returning to the role in 2022 where experience leadership and creative organizational talents will be integral to the organization's growth. .... MORE 

Paul Mucciarone  - Secretary

Originally from the Atlantic City area, Paul Mucciarone attended the U.S. Naval Academy, and subsequently spent 20 years in the Navy serving in many positions of leadership such as ship’s engineering officer, engineering instructor, and serving as the assistance department head of the Naval Science Department at the U.S Merchant Marine Academy... MORE

Marian Zuchowski - Treasurer

A retired para-legal and member of the Senior US Olympic volleyball team, Marian is a life-long resident of New Jersey.  She grew up in Nutley, NJ alongside her older brother, and graduated from Spring Garden Elementary School in Nutley and Nutley High School.  She then enrolled in the Monmouth College (now University) program in paralegal studies and, immediately upon graduation in 1986, was hired “on the spot” by Schneider Freiberger, P.C., a Red Bank, NJ criminal defense legal firm... MORE