The board of trustees can include up to 12 voting members, including eight elected from the general membership, and four who may be appointed from the larger community.
Terms last for three years.
Chris Coulthard - Board Trustee Susan Jackson - Board Chair
Molly Larobina - Vice Chair
Susan Jackson has lived in New Brunswick for four years and has been in New Jersey since 2001. Her daughter is in the second-grade dual language classroom. Currently the school book fair chairwoman, she has been an member of Acelero Learning's local and national Head Start program for the past three years and also worked as a Home Visitor for the Parent-Child Home Program with United Way of Central Jersey. She has experience in hospitality and has taught English as a second language in Puerto Rico. Susan is also bilingual in Spanish and English.
Molly joined the board in 2015 to give back to the school and play an active role in her daughter’s education. She is the owner of a small art and craft business, JerseysFreshest, which she runs from her home. She has a bachelor of fine arts and a master of arts in art education. Molly lives in New Brunswick with her husband and daughter, who is in third grade at GBCS.
Chris has three children at GBCS and currently works as a Business Specialist in the Division of Life Sciences at Rutgers University. He holds an MBA in Quantitative Analysis and a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, both from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Chris is Treasurer of The Children's Development Center of Highland Park and has just finished a term as Chair of the Citizens Recreation Committee in New Brunswick. He has also been a Men's Assistant Soccer Coach at FDU Madison for the past 10 years.
Choka Yogalingam - Board Trustee
Anna Seewald - Board Trustee
Anna Seewald, MEd, MPsy is the founder of Authentic Parenting®. She is a parent educator, speaker and author. She has been working with children, teachers and families for over than eighteen years. Her extensive work experience with troubled teens, orphans, and juvenile delinquents shaped her beliefs about child treatment, and discipline the cornerstone of Authentic Parenting - the parenting from the heart approach. She believes in helping children through helping their parents. Anna joined the board in 2015. She lives in New Brunswick with her husband and daughter.
Anju Thomas - Board Trustee
Anju was appointed to the board in 2015. She was introduced to GBCS through the Blessings in a Backpack Program, which she and her friends implemented at the school in September 2013. Since then, she has participated in several outreach programs at GBCS. Anju holds a doctorate in molecular oncology and immunology, and was a lecturer at Princeton University. Prior to that she worked as a scientist at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.
Mariu Reynoso - Board Trustee
An alumnus of Monmouth University and Walden University, Sean has been involved with the New Brunswick community for over 12 years as an employee of the Civic League of Greater New Brunswick. The Civic League of Greater New Brunswick is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting New Brunswick residents in the areas of youth development, housing, and community development. This is his first year as a trustee and he is looking forward to contributing to GBCS.
Mariu Reynoso joined the board in 2016. She is the mother of two boys (1st and 2nd graders of GBCS). A resident of New Brunswick, Mariu Graduated from DeVry University with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. She is the owner of a tax and accounting office. Mariu joined the board to give back to the school and the community. She believes that being a part of her children's education is one of the most important roles of a parent.
Evan Gentry - Board Trustee
Claudia Alvarado - Board Trustee