Research and Economic Services Division
Overview

NJEA Research and Economic Services Division gathers, organizes, and presents factual information to support state and local association programs and activities.

The Division provides analytical and statistical information for other NJEA divisions including determination of fiscal impact of proposed legislation, evaluation of workshops and conferences, review of education research, guidance on issues of member benefits and retirement, and consultation on local fiscal operations impacting the bargaining process.

Division Staff
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POLICASTRO, DENISE L. DIRECTOR
RYLAK, ELIZABETH M. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - HEADQUARTERS
REID, LATONYA SECRETARY
EDUCATION AND EVALUATION RESEARCH
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PLOTKIN, JULIE G. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
LEGETTE, LORI M. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - HEADQUARTERS
LIBRARY
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DEBLIEU, MARTHA O. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
MEMBER BENEFITS
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BUONSANTE, ELIZABETH S. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
JONES, G LORRAINE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
NEGOTIATIONS ASSISTANCE
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DAVIDSON, LEIGH A. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
PREDALE, THOMAS E. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
VALA, PETER T. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
YORDY, GREGORY ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
CANDY, JACQUELINE SECRETARY HEADQUARTERS
PENSION AND BENEFITS
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BOBIK, ROBERT M. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
JAMESON, JAMES E. ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
SALERNO, MICHAEL ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
FAVINGER, SARAH ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
MUHSIN, ROXIE R. SECRETARY HEADQUARTERS
TARD, FELICIA Y. PRINCIPAL CLERK
PARKER, KATHLEEN PENSION CONSULTANT
WIKANDER, F. GARY PENSION CONSULTANT
SANFERRARO, JOANNE F. PENSION CONSULTANT
RUTH, LINDA M. PENSION CONSULTANT
RIVERA, LAURA R. PENSION CONSULTANT
GILBERT, ALAN D. PENSION CONSULTANT
NORDSTROM, DR. ERLAND N. PENSION CONSULTANT
LOPEZ, ROCIO PENSION CONSULTANT
FINNEN, ANN MARIE PENSION CONSULTANT
ENGLISH, BARBARA E. PENSION CONSULTANT
COHEN, RYAN L. PENSION CONSULTANT
WOLLERT, KATHLEEN PENSION CONSULTANT
STATISTICS AND SCHOOL FUNDING
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GOLDMAN, DAN ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
INMAN, CRYSTAL L. PROGRAM ASSISTANT