Emily Jarger ’14 earned her degree in dance and pre-movement therapy. After graduating, she created Happy Hearts Dance camp. This non-profit organization provides a safe and exciting environment for individuals with special needs to experience the self-expression of dance, and the enjoyment of putting on a production for the community. Jarger says, “Happy Hearts fuses my love and passion for both dance and working with individuals with special needs, fulfilling a need that I see in the Wayne area.” For more information on Happy Hearts Dance Camp and ways to get involved click here.
Rich Barber ’94, a Galloway police officer and Stockton graduate, was recently promoted to lieutenant. Over the years, Rich has served as a community policing-bike officer, COPS 5 officer, crisis negotiator, Police Explorer advisor, traffic officer, and accident reconstructionist. Barber now commands the Support Services Division and oversees traffic officers. His coworkers describe him as dependable, respected by his colleagues, and looked up to by all who have had the privilege of working with him.
Congratulations to Jennifer Easterbrook ’09 on her engagement to Kevin Zack. Jennifer is the memebrship and development manager at the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference. Kevin is a project manager at Tricario Architecture and Design. A rustic Spring 2016 wedding is planned.
Michael Santoro ’13 was promoted to the Rank of Patrolman with the Egg Harbor Township Police Department and assigned to the patrol division. During his career, he was a Class II Police Officer with the Sea Isle City Police Department. He graduated from the Basic Course for Special Law Enforcement Officers Class II at the Cape May County Police Academy and was appointed as a Class II Police Officer with the Egg Harbor Township Police Department.
Dan Williams, a Business and Communications graduate, uses the versatile work and dedication skills he learned growing up in youth ice hockey to grow professionally, serve in multiple roles, and help leadership build a viable mortgage lending platform from the ground up during the most challenging times the mortgage industry has ever seen. His communicative style attracts mortgage talent to succeed for EMM, a privately held independent mortgage lender with a national client base. During his time at Stockton, Williams was also a member of Pi Kappa Phi.
Jacqueline Baldwin-LeClair ’13 recently accepted a position with the American Red Cross as Disaster Program Specialist in Missoula, Montana. Baldwin-LeClair has a history with the Red Cross most recently serving as district manager for the Red Cross in Jackson, Ohio. During this position, she led an all-volunteer team of caseworkers , shelter workers, and damage assessors. Jacqueline and her team provided assistance to over 230 people directly affected by flooding. Since 2013, Jacqueline has served as Volunteer Disaster Program Specialist for the American Red Cross serving the Ohio River Valley area. Baldwin-LeClair earned her bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Islamic Studies during her time here at Stockton.
David Calderetti ’08 was named the new Project Director for the YMCA of Vineland. He workers with Vineland’s Live Healthy (Vivar Salud) program. His previous employment was with the Cross County Connection Transportation Management Association. He says, “The Y is all about being the best version of yourself. People come here for a reason: they can better themselves and their health here. It’s a very intriguing place to work.”