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RVCC Board of Trustees
Paul J. Hirsch, Chair
Member of the RVCC Board of Trustees since 1986 and also served as chair from 2008-2011. Hirsch was instrumental in the establishment of the College’s Institute for Holocaust & Genocide Studies. Hirsch, a resident of Bridgewater, is an M.D. practicing at BioSport Orthopedics in Bridgewater.
Peter G. Schoberl, Vice Chair (Somerset)
A member of the RVCC Board of Trustees since 2009. A resident of Hillsborough, Schoberl serves as chairman, president and CEO of Community First Bank.
Robert P. Wise, Vice Chair (Hunterdon)
A member of the RVCC Board of Trustees since 2004. A resident of Clinton Township, Wise is president and chief executive officer of Hunterdon Healthcare System.
Raymond H. Bateman
Former chairman of the RVCC Board of Trustees for 25 years and member since 1979. Bateman, a resident of North Branch and former State Senator, is president of Public Affairs Consultants in Somerville.
Member of the RVCC Board of Trustees since 2013. Kalafer, a resident of Somerset (Franklin Township), is retired. He previously served as president/partner of Flemington Chrysler and Dodge, president/partner of Flemington Infiniti, owner/chief executive officer of Clinton Honda, co-founder/co-owner of Somerset Patriots Baseball Club and a legislative aide to Assemblyman Peter J. Biondi.
Catherine Hebson McVicker
Member of the RVCC Board of Trustees since 1986 and served as chair from 2011-2013. McVicker, a resident of Califon, is retired. She previously served as executive director of the Hunterdon Economic Partnership..
A member of the RVCC Board of Trustees since 2011. A resident of Franklin Park, Midgette is an Assistant Vice President at Guy Carpenter & Company LLC.
A member of the RVCC Board of Trustees since 2011. A resident of Califon, Rue serves as Assistant to the Dean of the William J. Maxwell College of Arts and Sciences at New Jersey City University.
Frederic C. Sterritt, Treasurer
A member of the RVCC Board of Trustees since 2005. Sterritt, a resident of Neshanic Station, is an orthodontist at Raritan Valley Orthodontics with offices in Belle Mead, Raritan and Brunswick Valley.
Gerald J. Vernotica
A member of the RVCC Board of Trustees since 2013. A resident of Long Valley, Vernotica currently serves as the Interim Executive County Superintendent of Schools.
Tracy DiFrancesco Zaikov, Secretary
Member of the RVCC Board of Trustees since 2011. A resident of Watchung, Zaikov has 15 years of experience as a marketing, advertising and sales executive, most recently working as a sales representative for Merck & Co, Inc.
Victoria C. Okereke
Alumni Representative to the RVCC Board of Trustees for 2013-2014. A resident of North Plainfield, Okereke graduated from RVCC in May 2013. She is continuing her education at Rutgers University.