The Morris Educational Foundation's staff has a strong commitment to serving the Morris School District. With the Board of Trustees, they work hard to enhance the academic excellence of the ten Morris School District schools.
Joelle Servais, Executive Director
A graduate of Morristown High School class of ‘92, Joelle returns as a District parent of four children in March 2022, and brings 25 years of nonprofit experience to the team. With a focus on youth development and justice issues, she previously served as the Development and Communications Director at The Liberty Fund, NYC’s first city-wide charitable bail fund, and also was instrumental in the scaling of Exalt Youth, which provides internship programming for court-involved teens in NYC. She also served as the Director of Development at DePaul Catholic High School in Wayne, NJ, and the Director of Foundation and Corporate Giving at The Boys' Club of New York. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a Pre-med concentration from Columbia University.
Caroline Kincaid Godfrey, Associate Executive Director
Caroline is from Charlotte, NC, and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She worked as a project manager with Raycom Sports in Charlotte before moving to New Jersey in 1994 where she continued to work in project management and marketing/communications at TeleChoice, Inc. and Prudential Investments. Caroline and her husband, Rich, have two daughters, Sarah (MHS ’17) and Grace (MHS ’19). Caroline has served as the HSA president of both Frelinghuysen Middle School and Morristown High School. She is chair of programming for the Morristown Festival of Books and serves on the Board of Visitors of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Laurie Pepitone, Director of Marketing and Communications
Laurie has more than 14 years of experience in marketing and public relations. She has worked in the corporate sector with the food, retail, and entertainment industries and in the nonprofit sector with the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, the Arc of Essex County, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Jersey, among others. Laurie has a B.A. in Communications from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. She lives in Randolph, NJ with her husband, Mike and two daughters, Kate and Cara.