Senior Vice President of Grants and Communications
Phone: 973-324-8367 Fax: 973-324-8373
Contact: Elaine Katz
Elaine E. Katz, MS, CCC-SLP is Senior Vice President of Grants and Communications. She is responsible for planning, implementing a nd monitoring a comprehensive grantmaking program for the Foundation. In addition, she oversees the Foundation’s external communications department. Elaine has over 25 years of consulting and experience working with non-profit organizations in areas of board development, fundraising, marketing, social enterprise and business development. She currently serves on the board of directors of Assocation of People Supporting Employment First (APSE), the Disability Funders Network, Board Chair for JESPY House, and on the program committee of the Council of NJ Grantmakers. Elaine is also an appointed member of the Disabilities Issues Committee of the NJ State Employment and Training Commission (SETC) and Union County New Jersey Human Services Advisory Council. She is also a member of the Essex County Workforce Investment Board Disabilities Issues Committee, and former National Research Advisory Panelist for NTAR Leadership Center at Rutgers University. Elaine holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology from the American-Speech-Hearing Association. She received her masters degree in Speech Pathology from Adelphi University and bachelors degree from Boston University in Speech Pathology and Audiology.