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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



Cynthia M. Lischick, Ph.D.  …President
Holly M. Friedland, Esq.  …President Elect

Ellen L. Koblitz, P.J.A.D. (Ret.)  ...Vice President
Denise A. Wennogle, Esq.  …Immediate Past President
Lynn B. Norcia, Esq.   …Secretary
Tam M. Abitante, Esq., CDFA   …Treasurer


Barry Katz, Ph.D.

David Gomberg, Ph.D.
Eileen A. Kohutis, Ph.D.

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

Linda A. Schofel, Esq.
Tamsen Thorpe, Ph.D.

Chapter Council


Holly M. Friedland, Esq.


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

Philip N. Sobel, Esq. (2002 - 2007) 

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

 Frank Weiss, Ph.D. (2009 - 2010)

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

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

Gregg Benson, MA, LCADC (2015 - 2017)

Amy Wechsler, Esq. (2017 - 2019)

Marcy Pasternak, Ph.D. (2019-2021)

Denies Wennoble, Esq. (2021-2023)

Program Committee (closed)

Elise Landry, PhD, Esq.   …Chair

Newsletter Committee (open)

Lynn B. Norcia, Esq.   …Chair

Phil Sobel Award Committee (open)

Ron G. Silikovitz, Ph.D.   …Co-Chair

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

AD HOC Committees

Supervised Parenting Committee

Lynn B. Norcia, Esq.    Co-Chair

Holly Friedland, Esq.   Co-Chair

Parenting Coordination Committee

Lynn Norcia, Esq.     …Co-Chair

Amy Wechsler, Esq.   Co-Chair

Website Committee

Cynthia M. Lischick, Ph.D.   …Chair

Nominating Committee (closed)

Denise A. Wennogle, Esq.   …Chair

Legislative Regulatory Committee

David Gomberg, Ph.D.  …Chair

Cynthia M. Lischick, PhD, LPC, DVS …Chair

Domestic Violence and The Safety of Children Taskforce

Membership Committee (open)

Tamsen Thorpe, Ph.D.   …Chair

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