Board of Trustees

The Bridge Academy is governed by a Board of Trustees. The Board is responsible for the establishment of policy, the appointment of the Director of Education and other key staff members, and the preservation of the school’s mission, finances, facilities, and programs.

Mark Reilly, JD President
Teacher, Center For Learning
English Department, The Pennington School

David Couture, Vice President
Alumnus – The Bridge Academy

Robert C Albanese, Treasurer
Retired CEO, Pentegra Retirement Services

David Kornberg, Secretary
Enterprise Sales Manager, Amazon Web Services


Joseph Claffey
Managing Partner, Senior Philanthropy Executive
Family Management Solutions

Rev. Joanne Epply-Schmidt, M.Div.
Associate Minister, Trinity Episcopal Church, Princeton
Affiliated Teaching Artist, Storytelling Arts, Inc.

Michael Haluska
Past Parent and Construction Management

David Hayden
Software Architect, Premiere Global Services

Howard Jonas
Financial Management Executive

Kim Mitchell
Co-owner, ITAC Heating and Air

Susan Hodges, Esq.
Counsel; Parker McKay

Nicholas Scozzari
Vice President, Scozzari Builders, Inc.


Ken M. Radziwanowski
(Past President)

James C. Houghton,
(Past President)

Hench Murray
Consultant, Former Head of School, Woodlynde School


Susan K. Morris
Director of Education, The Bridge Academy

Jayne Pellegrino
Director of Business Administration, The Bridge Academy

Kim Bruno
Director of Development, The Bridge Academy


New Jersey Department of Education
The Bridge Academy is an approved school by the New Jersey Department of Education

Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators


ASAH is a not-for-profit organization of private schools and agencies in New Jersey which provide highly specialized services to more than 11,000 infants, children and young adults with disabilities. Since 1974, ASAH has served private special education schools and agencies in New Jersey, ensuring the highest standards of service excellence for students and youth with disabilities.