NJ Chapter Committees

The following is our Executive Board and our Active Committees. Members are encouraged to get involved in our Chapter by contacting a Committee Chair to volunteer.

Executive Committee


Denise A. Wennogle, Esq.  …President
Cynthia M. Lischick, Ph.D.  …President Elect
Marcy A. Pasternack, Ph.D.  …Immediate Past President
Linda A. Schofel, Esq., LCSW  ...Vice President
Lynn B. Norcia, Esq.   …Secretary
Tam M. Abitante, Esq., CDFA   …Treasurer


Jodi Argentino, Esq.
Janet S. Berson, Ph.D.
Hon. James A. Farber, J.S.C. (Ret.)
Holly M. Friedland, Esq.

Elise Landry, Ph.D.
Joseph Racite, Ph.D.

Tamsen Thorpe, Ph.D.

Addictions Committee

Gregg Benson, MA, LCADC   …Chair

Bylaws Committee

Barbara S. Worth, Esq., Ph.D.   …Co-chair

Ron G. Silikovitz, Ph.D.   Co-chair

Membership Committee

Joseph Racite, Ph.D.   …Chair

Newsletter Committee

Lynn B. Norcia, Esq.   …Chair

Parenting Coordination Committee

Sharon Ryan Montgomery, Psy.D.   …Co-Chair

Amy Wechsler, Esq.   Co-Chair

Phil Sobel Award Committee

Ron G. Silikovitz, Ph.D.   …Co-Chair

Barbara S. Worth, Esq., Ph.D.   Co-Chair

Program Committee

Marcy A. Pasternak, Ph.D.   …Chair

Supervised Parenting Committee

Holly Friedland, Esq.   …Chair

Website Committee

Denise A. Wennogle, Esq.   …Chair

Past-Presidents Committee

Ron G. Silikovitz, Ph.D. (1999 - 2002)  …Chair

Amy Wechsler, Esq. (2017 - 2019)

Gregg Benson, MA, LCADC (2015 - 2017)

Ann Scucci Ordway, Esq., Ph.D. (2013 - 2015)

Barbara Worth, Esq., Ph.D. (2010 - 2013)   Archivist

Frank Weiss, Ph.D. (2009 - 2010)

Sharon Ryan Montgomery, Ph.D. (2007 - 2009)

Philip N. Sobel, Esq. (2002 - 2007)   Co-founder of Chapter