Dr. Marilyn Gonyo

Dr. Marilyn Gonyo was elected to her second term as President. Marilyn also served the Executive Committee as Vice President, Secretary, and Trustee. She earned her doctor degree from the GSE and currently serves as the President of the Graduate School of Education Alumni Association. Rowan University honored her with their 2018 Lifetime Service Award for her dedication to Rowan University and to the field of education. Marilyn is a retired Professor from Georgian Court University and a past state president of the NJ Association of Learning Consultants, the New Jersey Schoolwomen’s Club, the NJ chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, and the New Jersey Council for Learning Disabilities. A scholarship has been endowed in her name at the GSE.

Vice President
Linda Christian

Linda A. Christian is the Associate Dean of Advancement of Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts. Linda grew up in the Middle East and Europe before receiving a degree in Business at Ohio Dominican College in Ohio. Previous to serving in her current position at Mason Gross, she was the Director of Development at the Rutgers School of Communication & Information, Executive Director of the FSP Foundation, NYC and Development Officer at the American Red Cross, NJ.
Linda is serving her second term as Vice President of the Rutgers Club Board. She is excited about the new location of The Club and regards it as an excellent venue for her professional and business meetings with Rutgers faculty and alumni.

Susan Mansfield-Byrne

Dr. Susan Mansfield Byrne retired from the Woodbridge School District where she was an elementary
school principal for twenty years.  Susan graduated from Douglass College and received her Ed.D. from the Rutgers GSE.  She and her husband John have enjoyed many fabulous meals and special events  at the Rutgers Club over the last 25 years but their favorite was their wedding at 199 College Ave. Prior to being elected Secretary, Sue chaired the special committee on membership and co-chaired the Special Events Committee which was instrumental in planning The Club’s 60th birthday celebration along with the silent auction of Club memorabilia.

Dr. William DeFabiis

Dr. William DeFabiis earned his Doctorate in Education at Rutgers University. He teaches as a Part Time Lecturer for the Graduate School of Education and is an active member of the Graduate School of Education Alumni Association, serving as the Treasurer of that organization. Recently, Bill was elected as a faculty Senator on the University Senate representing New Brunswick Part Time Lecturers. Professionally, he has served for twenty-five years as a Superintendent of Schools.