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2017-18 Donors

  • Principal Society: Benefactor $5,000+

    BASF Foundation USA
    George and Michele Becker
    Daniel Flores*
    Connie Hagelin*†
    Greg and Patty Haralampoudis*†
    Joint Municipal Alliance of Morristown and Morris Township
    McGuinn Family Foundation Morristown Festival of Books
    NFL Foundation
    Novartis Pharmaceuticals
    Spring Brook Country Club Foundation Andrew and Susan Steinberg
    Kerry and Julian Steinberg
    Fred and Sang Sporer*†

  • Principal Society: Partner $2,500-$4,999

    Bern Kuelker and Tanya Seaward*†
    Hector Mislavsky and Judy Martinez*†
    Morris Plains Municipal Alliance
    Morristown Rotary Club
    John and Kim Pistner*†
    Warren and Ann Rhines*†
    Daniel and Deborah Sontupe*†
    Chris and Chrissie Wetherbee*†
    Glenn and Marcie Yarnis*†

  • Principal Society: Champion $1,000-$2,499

    AT&T Pioneers
    Iris Avelar
    K Marshall and Alice Yuan Bain*†
    Mary Bentzlin*
    Steve Bliss and Judith Sacks†
    William and Amanda Boyadjis*†
    Geoffrey and Crary Brooks*
    Estrella Cedeno Foundation
    Peter and Christine Croonquist*†
    Thomas and Kristen Cunningham†
    Frank and Kay Failla*
    James and Joan Galbraith
    Scott and Maiken Gehsmann†
    Charles and Sandy Gibson*†
    Richard and Caroline Godfrey*†
    Greg and Patricia Haralampoudis
    David and Anne Hargrave*
    Greg and Kathy Heher*†
    Daniel and Kathryn Higgins
    Thomas Hoffman and Louise Murray*
    Tom Humbert and Kathleen Kalaher*†
    Kevin and Ann Johnson*
    Kumar and Susmitha Kantheti*
    Kevin and Karen McAllister†
    Kelly Schnur†
    Thomas Schweikhart*
    Jon and Deborah Sebiri
    Michael and Molly Servais*†
    David and Elizabeth Sparacino*
    Melissa and Marc Spiotta
    Katherine and Joseph Vizzini*†
    John and Rachelle Voltaggio†
    Ilene Wolff*†

  • Principal Society: Ambassador $500-$999

    Jim and Carol Allison*
    Rajat Bannerji and Rachna Gupta†
    Gregory and Ursula Clay*†
    Hart and Sue Coven*
    Tim and Robin Devaney†
    Michelle and Steven Douenias*
    Jean B. Galbraith
    Golden Bagel Runners
    George and Tobi Goldman*†
    Scot and Kirsten Hadley†
    Kenneth and Kit Hall*†
    Russell and Virginia Hawkins*
    Paul and Kathy Hughes
    William and Jean Marie Mainente*†
    Christine and Matt Messina†
    Nicholas Mihalakakos
    and Dimitra Drakotou†
    Caroline Opondo†
    Edward Pikus and Lisa Pollak†
    Stewart Pollock
    Daniel and Mary Reidy†
    Osvaldo Reyes
    Vinnie and Jennifer Rocco*†
    Louis Smith and Andrea Kitzis
    Robin and Giorgios Vlamis
    Todd and Michelle Watson*†
    Thomas and Bonnie Welsh†
    James and Margaret Wong
    Kathryn Zawacke

  • Teacher Circle: Patron $250-$499

    Richard and Mary Albright†
    Gary and Petra Barone
    William Barrett and Tracey Goodson*
    Richard and Connie Batherman†
    Sue and Jim Bauer†
    Rick Bye and Debbie McComber†
    Scott and Tracy Carruthers†
    Scott and Janine Chilson*†
    Ken and Michelle Chin*
    Xin Cui and Ruiqing Ma
    Beata Cunningham
    Meredith and Erick Davidson†
    Mary Ellen De Noon
    Thomas and Maryann Ficarra
    Paula Gottesman†
    Steven and Nancy Helterman†
    Megan and Patrick Lucignani*
    Joseph and Laurie Nosofsky
    Susanne Reilly and Michael Warech
    Erica and Jack Rivetti†
    Donald and Fran Rossoff*
    Steven and Sandra Scheer†
    George and Karen Scott†
    Kevin Scully†
    Stuart and Jan Sendell†
    Mark Stein and Naomi Miller*†
    Heather and Brian Tahan*†
    Wendy Vissar and Michael Slackman†
    Carol Wetherbee†
    Patrick Yip and Leslie Chang*
    Denise Zanga†

  • Teacher Circle: Supporter $100-$249

    Carl Accettura and Mary Sanderson
    Annie Acken*
    Jennifer Adkins
    Toni-Anne Andrisano*
    Lisa Archambeau†
    Stefan and Margaret Armington
    Ajay Arora and Preeti Verma†
    Samantha and Leonard Baccaro†
    Sean and Loren Badcock†
    Ted and Beth Baldanzi*
    Marisa and Pete Barron†
    Robin Bass-Singleton*
    Adora Bautista
    Gerard and Kerry Begley
    Tim and Robyn Beh†
    Robert and Nancy Berns
    Steve and Ann Billak
    Edward and Susan Blankmeyer†
    Amy Bozza*
    Vinroy Brown
    Robert and Debra Broseker†
    Dorothy Brown
    Susan Buchanan-Leone*
    David and Donna Buchner
    Jeff Burdge*
    Meghann Butler†
    Jacob and Marcy Cahill*
    Robert and Christine Calafati†
    Jane Cary
    Cynthia Chiarello*
    Sam and Bernice Ching†
    Guido and Kathy Cipriani
    Martin and Joan Cohen
    Gary and Beverly Cook*
    Amy and Ken Craig†
    John Creamer and Jeanne Longo
    David and Rachael Curnow†
    Tymara and John Delatush
    Jeffrey and Rebecca Dickinson†
    Kelly Do and Vu Ha†
    Mary Donohoe*
    Kara Douma*
    Hope and Edward Dulac†
    James and Stacey Dzikowski
    Chase and Jessica Elliott†
    Carolyn Ericson*
    KerriLee Farrell*
    Sharon Farrell
    Thomas and Kristen Ferrara
    David Fields and Jessica Temlock-Fields*
    Gary and Elizabeth Fisch
    Kathleen and Stefan Forsell*
    Rod and Virginia Frelinghuysen*
    Paul and Susan Fuller*†
    Richard and Marjorie Galinkin*
    Robert and Wendy Gilson
    Andrew Gleichmann and Cynthia Moline
    Jack and Deena Graham†
    Patrick and Heidi Griffee*†
    David and Tehzeeb Grossman
    Douglas and Helen Hallberg
    Kathleen Hall*
    Ian and Kristen Hamilton*†
    Michele Harris*
    Kelly Harte*
    Ian and Tracy Hassan*
    Bob and Nancy Hedinger†
    Arthur and Kate Hein†
    Regis and Katherine Henckler†
    Michael and Colleen Holland†
    Jaime and Chad Holloway†
    Peter and Marcia Hunter
    Arlene Inglis
    Scott and Andree Jacobson†
    Tom and Penny Jones†
    Keith and Lannie Keenan*†
    Kate Kratochvill
    Jane and Michael Kurek†
    Paul and Katharine Laud†
    Molly and Rodney Lawrence†
    Matt and Wendy Leung*†
    Russ and Nancy Lia
    Julie Ligorner
    Robert Lyons
    Virginia Lyttle
    Gerard and Anne Marie Macchia†
    Ilene Dorf Manahan†
    Mark and Kerry Manning
    Vincent and Linda Manno*
    Mary and Fred Marks†
    Diane and Glenn Marum†
    Anne McDonald†
    Carolyn McLain†
    Caroline and John McCarus†
    Patrick and Ilana McGuinn†
    Mark and Beth McGuinness*
    Russell and Christine McIntyre
    Barbara and Kevin McNally*
    Donna McNamara*
    Steven McPeters*
    Debra Meltzer and Marc Pfeiffer†
    Catherine and Robert Miller
    Carly Minerowicz*
    Charles Mohs and Beatriz Bueno*
    John and Anastasia Mondelli†
    Frank and Ariadne Monfalcone†
    Catherine Montfort†
    Suzanne Olimpio*
    John Mruz and Christine Osvald
    Debra Mulkeen†
    Joe and Valerie Murray†
    Sally Muscarella†
    Joseph and Jane Myers†
    Barbara Sue Nadolny
    Jerry and Deborah Nedelman
    Peter and Janet Nichols
    Brian and Nancy O’Donnell*†
    Anthony and Elisabeth Olivo†
    Christine Osvald Mruz
    Viviana Pacheco
    Alan and Joann Painter*
    Michael and Terri Pallatta†
    Charles and Erica Park
    Stephen and Parwin Penrice
    Kathy and Ray Petersen†
    Jim and Helen Quinn
    Peter and Joanne Quinn†
    Robyn and Douglas Rahn*
    Paul and Jessica Raiz†
    Caroline Record and Todd Pitcher
    Joyce Reilly Ruiz
    Jennifer Reiseman-Briscoe
    Karen Reuther*
    Nicole Richardson*
    Alex and Betsy Rodriguez†
    Fred and Genevieve Rodriguez*†
    Michael Rogers
    Kevin Rooney*
    Lynn Litwin Ross†
    Li Ruefenacht
    Eric and Annaliese Rush†
    Karin Ruppell*
    Chris and Maria Samms*
    Vincent and Jennifer Santori†
    Jack and Melissa Sefah*
    Nicole Senia
    Thomas and Kelly Shea
    M Christine Sicat
    Don and Lynn Siebert*
    Peter and Janet Simon*
    Fredric and Joan Sirota*
    Kristin and Jeff Stuek†
    Greg Sumski*
    Elizabeth and Noah Szporn†
    Chenoa Taitt
    Usarin and Ehab Thabit†
    Dorothy Thomas*
    Alvin Thompson and
    Lesley Morgan-Thompson
    Rich and Bevin Tierney*†
    Nicole Tulli*
    Nathan Umbriac
    Scott and Suzie Vail
    Jennifer Van Frank
    Mark Vandeven†
    Marco Vargas*
    Chris and Christine Volinsky†
    Glenn Waldorf
    William and Nancy Warmington
    Ryan Watson
    Steven and Janine Weiss*
    Lisa and Kirk Werner†
    Deborah and Scott Wild
    Robert and Jennifer Willette†
    Andrew and Dionne Williams†
    Karen Jones Williams*
    Ronald Yarger

  • Friends to $99

    Brynn Abrahamsen*
    Steven and Gina Adubato
    Lea Alexander-Ba
    Vanessa Allen
    Shaun Ananko
    Karen Andre*
    Bilqis and Souheib Ansari
    Jennifer Avers
    Treacy Badenhausen
    Ebony Banks
    Amy Beba
    Marylynn Beinhaker
    Jeffrey and Hallie Beyer
    Maira Bizarria
    Brittany Blankmeyer
    Stefanie Bonastia
    Wendy and Richard Bongo
    Jim Boothby*
    Sara Botsakos*
    Lisa Brennan
    Jen Briscoe
    Kimberly Bruno*
    Paul Buccino*
    Michael Bulter*
    Leila Byrne
    Matthew and Kristen Byrne
    John and Sharon Cain
    Norma Canales
    Betiana Caprioli*
    Mathew Carmel*
    Stephanie Carr
    David and Nora Cary
    Dawn Catanzaro*
    Wendy Chang*
    Cheryl Cohen*
    Mark and Rona Cohen
    Erin Colfax*
    Michael and Nancy Colvin
    Stefanie Conley
    William Connelly*
    Ron Cortez and Rosemarie Yancosek*
    Jennifer Critelli*
    Stacey Crowley*
    Kelly Dabinet*
    Karin Daniolowicz
    Elihu Davidson and Sheira Greenwald
    Norma Davis*
    Jay Delaney and Debra Gottsleben*
    Marianna D’Elia*
    Phil and Kathy DelGuidice*
    George DeMarco and Diane Scarpello†
    John Desimone and Tara Johnson*
    Mary DiCataldo*
    Nicole Dimella
    Melissa Dodge*
    Meghan Doody
    Ze-Xian and Qingyang Dou
    Herbert Virgin Downey
    Gordon Drewery Jr.*
    Adrienne Dunn
    Brian and Rebecca Ehnert
    Marlene Eickmeyer
    Beth Elkis
    Deidre Falk*
    Tracy Fascia*
    Thomas and Kathleen Fennelly
    Paul and Helene Ferm
    Angela Finlay
    Cory and Sharon Fischer
    Ruth and Rodney Fleck
    Edward and Heidi Fleischman*
    Caitlyn Folkes*
    Karen Fornaro
    Jennifer and Tom Frantz
    Carolyn Frazier
    Jordan and Dana Fried*
    Peter and Jo Ann Gallerstein
    Lara Gentilini
    Julie A Geraghty
    Beth Gillespie*
    Annmarie Gibbs
    Todd Goldberg
    Cahal and Gale Grennan
    Cristina Gronke
    Marcia Guerra Sacramento
    Lance and Vicki Hall
    Paola Hall*
    Marjorie Hardy
    Philippa Hazlitt
    Mary Hebert
    Anne Marie Hinrichs
    Rebecca Hitchcock*
    Timothy and Loriann Hoeman
    Jennifer and Roland Hoffman
    Patricia Hofman
    William and Melanie Hostetter
    Mical Jackson*
    Allison Janosy*
    Michelle Jewell
    Kristin Johnson
    Edith Keller
    Mary Keown
    Brian Kievning
    Liza Kirschenbaum*
    Janet V. Kirwan
    Mariel Kolker*
    Pamela Lacy
    Bryan and Stacey Lang*
    David and Susan Lawlor
    Anthony Lewis-Lahey*
    Laurie Litman
    Michael Lockman*
    Irma Lopez
    Melanie LoVerde*
    Katie Manahan*
    Bridget and Dave Marcato
    Sue Marum
    Anita McAndrew*
    Sharon McDonald*
    Zelia Morgan
    Heather and Brian Morgan
    Kevin and Tara Morrison
    The Morrow Family
    Thomas and Kathleen Mullen
    Kenneth and Michele Murray*
    Anna Muster
    Ryan Nally*
    Jessica Neu
    Mike and Kathy Nicolai
    Travis and Emilee Nilsson
    Josephine Noone*
    David Olander and Caren Cagiano*
    Katrina Ora
    Jacqueline Ornstein
    Ricky Osborne*
    Elizabeth Ostendorp*
    Veronica Pardo*
    Kelly Patten*
    Brad and Janet Patterson
    Douglas and Dayana Peck
    Jennifer Penciger*
    Edmund Peters
    Blake Pistner
    Catherine Polcaro
    Brad Powell*
    Claudine Priola*
    Sheryl Ramirez*
    Jonathan and Jamie Ramsfelder
    Carole Rawding and Eileen Riddle
    Lilian Reyes
    Charles and Christine Ribaudo
    Don and Judy Richards
    Charles and Noel Robinson
    Julie Rodgers
    Eileen Rodriguez
    Jennifer Romano*
    Tami Ross
    Michael and Dawn Rossignol
    Kristy Rubin
    Robert Russell*
    Linda Ruta*
    Teddie Salas*
    Michelle Sanders*
    MaryLou Scalera*
    Joyce and Michael Schlosser
    Sharon Schwartz
    Barbara K. Sebiri
    Patricia F. Servidea
    Cherie Smith*
    Jeannine Sopko
    Deb Spencer*
    Patti Spiegel*
    Catherine Spinella
    Leslie Sprout*
    Lew and Julie Stone
    Kimberle and Charles Strasser*
    Lesley Anne Struth
    Patricia Sutton*
    Vanessa Switzler
    John and Kathy Szilezy
    Theresa Taratko
    Monica Tate*
    Megan and Edward Thornton
    Margaret Tuzzeo*
    Tracey Ulrich Matalon
    Allison Boehm Unger*
    Julie Vagnini*
    Aura Vargas
    Uray Vazquez*
    Venkateswar Vedula
    Michelle Vena*
    Nicolas Vena*
    Maria Vila Chave*
    Robert and Nancy Voll
    Roger and Roberta Wetherbee
    Scott and Barbara Whitenack
    Kristen Williams
    John and Joyce Wilson
    Royce and Doug Wintz
    Amanda Wolff
    Annie and Hai Yang*
    Hazel and Eric Yaptangco
    Jodi Yoser*
    Kristin Zawacki
    Mary Zurcher
    Gil and Claire Zweig

  • Matching Gift Organizations

    Alliance Bernstein Matching Gift Program
    Amgen Foundation
    Employee Giving Campaign
    BNY Mellon Community Partnership
    Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation
    FM Global Foundation
    Henry Luce Foundation
    HSBC Matching Gift Program
    Lexis Nexis Risk
    Jacobs Levy Equity Management
    Marsh and McLennan Matching Gifts
    To Education Program Maverick Capital
    Morgan Stanley
    MUFG Union Bank
    New York Life
    Novartis Pharmaceuticals
    Pfizer Foundation Matching Gifts Program
    PSEG Power Of Giving Campaign
    Sanofi Foundation For North America
    Verizon Foundation

  • In Honor of Michele Becker


  • In Honor of Nancy Calvin

    Fred and Cindi Levin

  • In Memory of Lena Jaffrey

    Daniel and Deborah Sontupe

  • In Memory of James B. Galbraith, Jr.

    Alexander Hamilton Sunshine Club
    Ben and Susan Berzin
    William DeHaan
    Phillip and Michele Eden
    Frank and Kay Failla
    First Baptist Church Of Morristown
    Barbara and Ed Franko
    Scott and Maiken Gehsmann
    Charles and Sandy Gibson
    Douglas and Kristin Giffin
    Richard and Caroline Godfrey
    Tom and Penny Jones
    Cindy Lee
    Joyce Levenson
    Charles Lipsen
    George and Elizabeth Lonsberry
    Kristina Manzo
    Morristown High School Sunshine Club
    Jeanne and Glen Mueller
    David Olander and Caren Cagiano Pasquino
    Herbert Pennoyer
    John and Kim Pistner
    Puddingstone Book Club
    Phyllis A Rehm
    Pauline Schlager
    Jon and Deborah Sebiri
    Carolyn Sefcik
    Daniel and Deborah Sontupe
    John and Jan Taylor
    Craig and Carol Tomensky
    William Warmington
    William and Nancy Warmington
    Steven Watkinson
    Barbara Weinberg

  • In Memory of Brian McNally

    Daniel and Carol Barkin
    Chimney Rock Cross-Fit Gym
    Morristown High School Staff
    Stacey and Bill Schlosser
    State Troopers Fraternal Association of New Jersey

  • In Honor of Kim Pistner

    Daniel and Carol Barkin
    Fred and Cindi Levin
    Blake Pistner

  • In Memory of Alison Schweikhart

    Thomas Schweikhart*

  • In Memory of Shirley Shalit

    Joan B. Chase

  • In Memory of Saliann Siwulec

    John and Kim Pistner
    Donald and Fran Rossoff*

  • In Honor of Debbie Sontupe

    Mary Donohoe*
    Blake Pistner

  • In honor of the Sporer, Haralampoudis and Sparacino Families

    Daniel and Mary Reidy

  • In Memory of Judy and Eliot Steinberg

    Warren Aldrich
    Nancy and Richard Bercini
    Lisa and Steve Bonsall
    Joan and Rick Boyer
    Janine Bruce
    Michael and Karen Byrne
    Amanda and Craig Chapman
    Gregory Clarke
    Rich Corney
    Cynthia Dourmashkin
    David Dring
    Maggie Edmunds
    Paul Flowerman
    Jerome and Leah Garchik
    Susan and Stephen Goodman
    Ted Hill
    Robert Irr
    Jordan and Gregory Justice
    Mark and Karen Kenny
    Andrew Korfin
    Paul Lane
    Judith Miller
    Michael Miller
    Stuart Nelson
    Max Neumeyer
    Irina O’Hara
    Trey O’Neill
    Joan and John Obermeyer
    Laura and John Pember
    Christopher Rizk and Connie Wang
    Lawrence Ryan
    William Schlosser
    Kathleen Scott
    Ralph & ChaCha Scoville
    Cayman Simpson
    Margo and Bob Siroty
    Helen and Charles Steinberg
    Nancy and David Steinberg
    Nellie Stoeckle
    Mark Stoeckle and Catherine Hart
    Mary Stossel
    Bill Tannenbaum
    Lawrence Tannenbaum
    Steve Tannenbaum
    Jordan Tannenbaum
    Brandon Edward Turner
    Doreen and Randy Vyskocil
    Jean Weatherwax
    Maia Wechsler
    William Wilt
    Seymour Zubkoff

  • In Memory of Steve Wiley

    Jon Wiley

2018 Morristown Onstage Sponsors

  • Education Champion Headline Sponsors

    Morristown Medical Center

  • Designer Sponsors

    Century 21and the Seiko Corporation

  • Show Sponsor

    George and Michele Becker
    Beyer Automotive Group
    The Crawford Home Selling Team, Keller Williams
    Mill Creek Residential

  • Prize Sponsor

    Provident Bank

  • Red Carpet Video Sponsor

    Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes

  • Audience Choice Sponsor

    Bressler Amery Ross
    Mark Livingston, Merrill Lynch

  • MHS Theater Department Sponsor

    The Croonquist Group of Janney Montgomery Scott

  • Partner Sponsors

    Morristown Animal Hospital
    Wiley Malehorn Sirota and Raynes

  • Dessert Reception Sponsor

    Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen

  • Talent Sponsors

    BMW of Morristown
    FirstEnergy Foundation
    Fox Rothschild
    Susmitha and Kumar Kantheti
    Match Non Profit Consulting
    Mayo Performing Arts Center
    Nusbaum, Stein, Goldstein, Bronstein and Kron
    Kim and John Pistner
    Porzio Bromberg and Newman
    Randolph Dental
    Regal Tax Advisors
    David Singer, DDS
    Marc and Melissa Spiotta
    Sang and Fred Sporer
    Toyota of Morristown
    Marcie and Glenn Yarnis

  • Gold Benefactors

    Louise Murray and Thomas Hoffman

  • Benefactors

    Francisco Colon, M.D, The Peer Group
    Sue and Hart Coven
    Kay and Frank Failla
    Irene Cramer and Steve Goldberg
    Kit and Ken Hall
    Patty and Greg Haralampoudis
    Hillary and Richard Lindner
    Gloria and Kevin Long
    Sharon Li and James Mau
    Karen and Kevin McAllister
    Cathy and Ken Oettinger
    Caroline and Elisha Opondo
    Ann and Warren Rhines
    Riker Danzig
    Tracey and Frank Saia
    Kelly Schnur
    Molly and Mike Servais
    Stoneleigh Builders
    Chrissie and Chris Wetherbee

* Colonial Society Member-recognizes consistent annual giving to the MEF for five or more years.
† Quarter Century Club Member-includes donors who increased their gift to the Friends Campaign by 25% or were new donors with a gift of $125 or more in honor of the MEF’s 25th Anniversary. 

The above list includes donors who supported the MEF during our last fiscal year between 7/1/2017 and 6/30/2018 only. Giving categories represent contributions to our Friends Campaign, Teacher Tributes Campaign and Scholarship donations made during that time period. Every effort is made to ensure accuracy of our listings. Please notify us of mistakes or misspellings so we may correct them for future publications. Gifts of any amount to the MEF are welcomed and appreciated – we are grateful for your support. The MEF can be reached at or (973) 683-0767.