Contact Us

Below are listed the names, roles, and contact information for board members, key contributors, and chapter leaders for the Native Plant Society of New Jersey. Write the president – email: to find out more about volunteering for an open position.

Executive Committee

President: Randi Eckel
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Vice President: Membership Manager :  
Karen Sferra
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Vice President: Chapter Liaison: Deb Ellis  
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Secretary: Rusty Bell
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Treasurer: Bob Swain
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Corresponding Secretary: Bobbie Herbs
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Board of Advisors

Webmasters: Kazys Varnelis & Millie Ling
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Horticulturist: Hubert Ling & Jay Kratz
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Highlands Liaison: Sylvia Kovacs
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Partnerships for NJ Plant Conservation Liaison: Vacant
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Pinelands Liaison: Vacant 
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Legislation:

Laura Bush
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Kazys Varnelis
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Entomology: Randi Eckel  
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Chapter Leaders

Bergen Passaic Chapter 
Leader: Tom Bender, Elaine Silverstein, and Vicky Katzman    
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Delaware Bayshores Chapter
Leader: Joe Alvarez 
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Essex County Chapter 
Leader: Deb Ellis   
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Highland Park Chapter 
Leader: Mary Denver, Belinda Beetham and Herve’ Barrier  
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Hudson Chapter 
Leader: Kim Correro, Lorraine Freeney and Dawn Giambalvo
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Hunterdon Chapter 
Leaders: Susan Haake, Dawn Pogosaew   
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Jersey Shore Chapter 
Leaders: Karen Walzer, Becky Laboy 
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Monmouth Chapter 
Leader: Kim Rowe
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Rancocas Nature Center Chapter 
Leader: Jay Kratz. Jay is looking for co-leaders to join him.
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Southeast Chapter
Leaders: Jesse Connor, Jack Connor, Barbara Fiedler, and Steve Fiedler  
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Sussex Chapter 
Leader: Cynthia Rauth & April Fisher
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