The NAPO NNJ Executive Board Members

President: Cynthia Lynch, HiTin Consulting, LLC, 862–668–9114, cindy@hitinconsulting.com.  After 25 years of work as an Administrator in municipal and school settings, Cindy decided she wanted to use her degree in Psychology and her interest in organization and productivity in a more direct way.  Cindy joined NAPO-NNJ in 2009. In this, her fourth term as a Board member, she is looking forward to a professionally and personally rewarding term with her colleagues on the Board of Directors.

Vice President: Deborah Gussoff, In Order, Inc. 973-334-3477, deborah@inorder.com. Deborah was a founding member of NAPO-Northern NJ and served as Chapter Treasurer from 2005-2010. Deborah has worked as a Professional Organizer for over 19 years and is a member of the Inaugural Class of Certified Professional Organizers®. She works with busy, overwhelmed moms and home-based business owners to help them streamline, simplify and de-clutter so they can spend their time doing the things they love, instead of being frustrated searching for things they can’t find.

Secretary: Katie Tracy, Simple Spaces, LLC, 732-610-6655, katie@simplespaces.com. While she provides all types of residential organizing, Katie specializes in working with middle school, junior high, and high school students. These students are in an often stress-filled transition period as they move from childhood into and through adolescence. She works with these students to organize their rooms, spaces, and stuff in a way that can help them manage and navigate increased school work, personal changes, and social interests. Prior to starting her organizing business in 2010 Katie worked in back-office sales support at a major financial services provider. Katie is serving her second year board position with NAPO NNJ and is looking forward to a great year!

 Treasurer: Dana Freiburg, Organization Central, 732-739-5341, dana@organizationcentral.com   

Past President/Director At Large: Cena Block, Sane Spaces, LLC, 570–351–7146, cena@sanespaces.com Cena’s experience includes 25 years in leadership positions in corporate as well as with many volunteer agencies and organizations. Cena served two terms as President of the NAPO-NNJ Board and a member for more than five years. Cena is a small business coach and professional facilitator who has built a solid reputation on helping small business owners (and specifically mompreneurs) get organized and sane! If you're a mom in business trying to manage it all, Cena can help you reclaim your time and overcome overwhelm by planning, prioritizing and systematizing your business processes. Cena looks forward to stepping into the Past President role and supporting the NAPO-NNJ Board of Directors. She'll be welcoming YOU as a new member!  

Board of Directors

Director of Administration: Carla Love, Miss Organized, 917-969-0138,  Carla@MissOrganized.com  Although Carla is new to both the NAPO-NNJ Chapter and to the position of Director of Administration, she has a wealth of experience in both the Corporate and Not for Profit Sectors.  When Carla is not organizing, she is a busy mother of two young children, aged 3 and 4. She looks forward to bringing a fresh outlook and new ideas to the Chapter and to working alongside fellow Board Members to advance, expand and strengthen the NAPO- NNJ Chapter. Carla is excited and eager to be a part of this talented group of Professional Organizers, and looks forward to the year ahead.

Director of Associate Members:  Carol Kaufman, CareBinders, LLC, 201–447–1577, ckaufman@carebinders.com.  Both an Industry Member and a Corporate Associate Member, Carol Kaufman blends organizing with creating product solutions. She is the creator of CBData® Life Inventory™ Solutions, which is both a service that helps clients create their Life Inventory™ and a secure robust software product to house the information collected, for sharing with family and trusted advisors. She also teaches others to incorporate this solution into their own businesses, for their own clients. Her solution won the 2013 Organizer’s Choice Award, from NAPO, for The Best Home Information Organizing Solution. She has been a NAPO member since 2009 and on the Board as Director of Associate Members, since 2010.  Her first software company, Organizer Systems, Inc., was founded in 1982 and acquired by  SunGard in 2002, so her organizing history spans from Wall Street to Main Street.

Director of Membership: Taryn Lamb, Organized Havens, LLC, 732-690-3807, taryn@organizedhavens.com Taryn has been dedicated to serving NAPO–NNJ since joining the chapter in 2007.  This is her fifth year of service on the Board of NAPO–NNJ, and her sixth year in business.  As Director of Membership, Taryn helped make the NNJ on-line membership application a reality in an effort to streamline NNJ’s application process.  Using her efficiency and action-oriented skills, she enjoys collaborating with the Board of Directors to help our Chapter continually improve and expand.  Taryn looks forward to working with our current Board and using what she learned at the past NAPO Conferences to implement this year’s strategic plan and to be "the resource" for all  membership activities.

Director of Professional Development & Programs:  Jean Marie Herron, POSSE  Partners, LLC.  201-406-9643, jm@possepartnersllc.com POSSEPartnersLLC.com specializes in residential organizing serving Northern New Jersey. Besides her private  organizing she also offers organizing presentations and phone coaching. Jean Marie is a  Golden Circle member of NAPO and this is her third time serving the Board as DPDP. She  has also been the Membership Director and Secretary. Her goal this go-round is to bridge  the gap between veteran organizers and new organizers through chapter opportunities. She would welcome any member to aid her with the Programming Committee, which is a great opportunity for growing yourself professionally and personally. 

Director of Marketing: Andrea Walker, Smartly Organized, 917–846–9953, smartlyorganized@verizon.net. Starting her third term as the Director of Marketing, Andrea's primary objective in this role is to engage both the Board and Chapter members to increase industry awareness while promoting the Chapter to the public. Andrea's ability to foster strong partnerships and build personal awareness in her clients enables them to live better and work smarter. Andrea was the proud recipient of the “Organizer of the Year 2013” award and looks forward to continuing her work with the Board and Chapter membership.

Dir, Communication & Technology:  Mary Bellofatto, Owner of Finders-Keepers: Organization for Home and Business LLC, 973-986-1978, mary@finderskeepersorganization.com  Serving on the board since 2011, As well as organizing, Mary is a licensed insurance advisor specializing in property, casualty, life insurances and annuities.  She is pleased to contribute her time to NAPO-NNJ to assist other organizers and promote the organizing industry to the public.

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