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Our Lady of Hope Regional School established a Board of Limited Jurisdiction in 2011 and currently has 14 members consisting of 1 pastor, current parents, alumni parents, grandparents and local businessmen and women all working together to provide guidance and assistance in living out the school's mission. The board meets at least 4x a year. If you have a topic you would like to bring to the boards attention please submit in writing to the Advancement Director, Jennifer Van Es and she will submit to the board prior to the meeting

2016/17 Board Members

  • Mr. Joe Angeloni
  • Dr. Tami Bach-Slonis
  • Mr. Dan Bellopede
  • Mr. Vince Cieslik
  • Mrs. Angel Coia
  • Mrs. Gina Cotton
  • Mr. Greg Froio
  • Mrs. Tricia Little
  • Mr. Joe Martarano
  • Mrs. Lisa Murphy
  • Mrs. Michelle Natale
  • Mrs. Lisa Paris
  • Mr. Charles Rizzi
  • Rev. Joseph T. Szolack

Executive Committee

  • Charles Rizzi & Lisa Paris - Co-Chairs
  • Greg Froio – Vice Chair
  • Gina Cotton – Secretary

Finance

  • Lisa Paris
  • Joseph Angeloni
  • Charles Rizzi
  • Gina Cotton - Committee Chair
  • Greg Froio

Advancement

  • Jenn Van Es
  • Lisa Paris
  • Charles Rizzi
  • Tricia Little - Committee Chair
  • Michelle Natale
  • Angel Coia
  • Lisa Murphy
  • Margie Rocco
  • Jaime Trapazzano

Board Membership

  • Gina Cotton
  • Vince Cieslik - Committee Chair
  • Michelle Natale
  • Tricia Little
  • Greg Froio

Facilities

  • Joseph Angeloni - Committee Chair
  • Joseph Martorano

Educational Policy & Programs

  • Joseph Martorano
  • Dan Bellopede - Technology Committee Chair
  • Gregg Froio
  • Tami Bach-Slonis
  • Vince Cieslik
  • Angel Coia

Board Member Biographies

CHARLES A. RIZZI

Charlie is a business attorney with Capehart and Scatchard, P.A. in Mt Laurel. He has been School Board attorney for Berlin Township Board of Ed and a longtime member of St. Andrews the Apostle (Voorhees) parish council and finance committee. Charlie is involved with numerous non-profit boards of trustees and is the proud grandfather of one current OLOH student and 2 OLOH graduates.

GREG FROIO

Gregg has been an Our Lady of Hope parent since 2001 when his daughter transferred into the school for 4th grade. His son was an OLOH student since Kindergarten. During his time at OLOH Gregg served on the Athletic Board, School Board (pre-merger) and on the Cluster Committee charged with merging St. Jude’s and St. Agnes schools. Gregg has been happily married to Paula since 1989 and is an Financial Services & IT Consultant specializing in Project Management. He has a Catholic school background attending both St. Frances De Sales grade school and Paul VI High School. Gregg’s collegiate achievements include a BS and MBA from Widener University.

GINA COTTON

Gina is the Vice President and Controller for a private equity real estate company with over a billion dollars of assets under management. She spent eight years with one of the big 4 accounting firms. She is a CPA and obtained an MBA from Saint Joseph’s University. Gina is the parent of 2 alumni students of Our Lady of Hope School, Michael (currently at Gloucester Catholic) and Emma (currently at PVI).

JOSEPH ANGELONI

Joe is a 40+ year resident of Gloucester Township and a Certified Public Accountant and CFO of Stanker & Galetto, Inc., a commercial general construction & R. E. development firm out of Vineland, NJ. He is also the President of the Gloucester Township Economic Development Corp., and a member of the Gloucester Township Lions Club.

VINCENT “Vince” CIESLIK

Vince is married to Alison Cieslik and has three daughters Morgan, Madison, and Kamryn who all attended or attend OLOH. Vince is a partner at Capehart Scatchard with offices in NJ, PA and NY where he specializes in business law, business litigation, and representing financial institutions. Vince also coaches cross country, basketball, track at OLOH. Vince previously served on the St. Jude School Board and currently works with the Board Membership and Education Policy and Program Committees of the OLOH School Board.

JOSEPH F. MARTORANO P.E.

Joe currently holds the position of President of eco.nomiks. Eco.nomiks is a specialty “green” consulting firm that works with clients to improve their environmental footprint and develop projects that reduce energy costs. For eleven years, Martorano worked with Exelon Corporation (formerly PECO Energy), a Fortune 500 company and the third largest energy utility in the nation. Joe is married with 3 children, 1 who currently attends OLOH, and one who attends Camden Catholic.

DAN BELLOPEDE

Dan is married to Kim Bellopede and has two daughters (Nia and Emily) and a son (Nicolas) that attend OLOH. Dan is a technology professional that has been working with Corporations, Law Firms and Government entities on complex technology initiatives for 17 years. Currently, Dan is leading a sales and marketing team for a technology company specializing in litigation support and big data.

LISA PARIS

Lisa is Vice President of Marketing and Admissions at Peirce College in Philadelphia. Of British origin, Lisa has over 25 years of international marketing and sales experience, working for global organizations based in the UK and USA. Lisa is the proud parent of one OLOH student.

TRICIA LITTLE

Tricia serves as an Enterprise Program Director at a local mortgage company. She has over 18 years of experience in Project Management, Information Technology and Financial Services. Tricia has been recognized for her leadership in managing $5-10M strategic initiatives across various lines of business within the mortgage industry. Projects delivered include regulatory compliance, client integrations, joint ventures, process and technology reengineering and revenue-generating opportunities. Tricia is married with 3 children, 2 currently attend OLOH, and one who attends Camden Catholic.

ANGEL COIA

Angel has been involved with St Jude/Our Lady of Hope School parent since 2001 as soccer coach, cheerleading coach, and PTA president prior to becoming a board member. During her reign as PTA president, she and her board developed the Coach Bag Bingo, which has been a huge fundraising success for OLOH from its inception and still going strong! She currently works at Gloucester Township public schools in administration for the Special Education Department. Angel is happily married to Jay for 23 years and they have 2 alumni of St Jude/Our Lady of Hope School. Giovanna graduated cum laude from Catholic University in 2016 and now works for The Polling Company (Kellyanne Conway’s company) in Washington DC. Jimmy received the Presidential Widener Scholarship Award and currently is a sophomore in their nursing program.

MICHELLE NATALE

Michele Natale is an attorney specializing in civil litigation. She is licensed to practice law in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She graduated from Villanova University cum laude and received her law degree from Widener University School of Law. She is married to Francis J. Natale and has three children: Frankie (OLOH 4th grade), Michael (who will enter OLOH kindergarten in September 2017), and Grace ( age 3).

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