BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Rev. Danny Mitchell
Executive Director
      Danny Mitchell is currently the Interim Minister of Roseville Presbyterian in Newark, New Jersey. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Augustine’s University and a Master of Divinity from Shaw Divinity School both located in Raleigh, North Carolina. For 36 years, he has been in the pastoral ministry, having served in the Presbyterian Church for 22 years. He formerly served as president of the Campus Ministry Board of Florida A&M University from 2002-2004. He has pastored churches in South Carolina, Florida, Pennsylvania and Delaware. He currently serves as Interim pastor of Roseville Presbyterian Church in Newark.
Raymond Robinson Jr.
President
       A Newark native, Raymond was raised in and around the Roseville area and was educated in the Newark school system. After graduating from Bloomfield Technical & Vocational school & attending Newark College of Engineering (NJIT), He briefly worked as an electrician. In 1979, Raymond began a 34 year career at New Jersey Bell (Verizon) as a Network technician. He is currently the head of buildings & grounds at Roseville Presbyterian Church. He currently enjoys word games, working with his hands & spending time with his family.   
Kenneth Smith
Vice President
       Kenneth is the current owner of Dreams Come True Travel celebrating 23 years of helping clients take life changing dream vacations.  He spent 14 years in the auditing field as an external auditor with a major CPA firm and several positions as an internal auditor with fortune 500 companies.  He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Morgan State University where he was a member of Omega Phi Omega, a CIO Fraternity founded on the campus of Morgan. He was quickly elected to Northeast Regional director where he oversaw 3 satellite chapters. He is a published author of two novels and an accomplished wedding singer.
Darlyn Blaney
Secretary
         Darlyn is a founding member and officer of the Roseville Outreach Community Corporation, serving as secretary. She is also the director of the Marie Wildey School of Dance in East Orange, New Jersey, which focuses on offering quality dance lessons to children and adults at affordable rates. Darlyn is a native of Newark and a graduate of Caldwell University. She is actively involved as the director of the Roseville Food Pantry feeding program, which serves upwards of 500 clients a month. She is also a member of the "MENDS" - Meeting Essential Needs with Dignity, advisory board, which supplies food and personal items to food pantries and organizations serving the community. Darlyn loves working with children and is also very passionate about addressing the needs of the elderly. She believes that "working together is not an option, it is a requirement for building a stronger community."
         Darlyn is a founding member and officer of the Roseville Outreach Community Corporation, serving as secretary. She is also the director of the Marie Wildey School of Dance in East Orange, New Jersey, which focuses on offering quality dance lessons to children and adults at affordable rates. Darlyn is a native of Newark and a graduate of Caldwell University. She is actively involved as the director of the Roseville Food Pantry feeding program, which serves upwards of 500 clients a month. She is also a member of the "MENDS" - Meeting Essential Needs with Dignity, advisory board, which supplies food and personal items to food pantries and organizations serving the community. Darlyn loves working with children and is also very passionate about addressing the needs of the elderly. She believes that "working together is not an option, it is a requirement for building a stronger community."
Kenneth Myers
Treasurer
         Founding Board Member, Banker with 30 years of experience as a New Jersey based commercial lending professional, currently employed by Synchrony Bank as a Community Development Market Manager. Mr. Myers is a lifelong resident of New Jersey, currently resides in Plainfield with his family. Ken is an active board member of several grassroots organizations and is an active congregant at the Roseville Presbyterian Church as an elder.
Cheryl Glaspy-Myers
          Cheryl is a founder and board member of the Roseville Outreach Community Corporation. A 35 year healthcare professional, she currently works at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital of the RWJBarnabas Health System as a Nursing Director. She is the immediate past president and board member of the Middlesex Regional Black Nurses Association focused on community health promotion and health advocacy. Mrs. Glaspy-Myers holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Columbia University and a Master of Science in Transcultural Nursing Administration from Kean University. 
Gayle W. Griffin, PhD
       After moving to NJ from Pittsburgh, PA, Dr. Griffin joined Roseville Presbyterian Church.  She has worked in many ministries in the church and community both in Pittsburgh and here, in the greater Newark community where she has lived and worked for eighteen years.  She retired after 46 years as a teacher, principal, supervisor, and assistant superintendent, and continues to be a passionate advocate for youth.  She has been an Executive School Performance Coach and Executive Director of the NJ Department of Education’s Regional Achievement Center in Essex and Hudson County.  Currently, she serves as an educational consultant in the Academy for Urban School Transformation at Seton Hall University. She was reared in Philadelphia, PA, earned her undergraduate degree from Chatham College, and graduate degrees from the University of Pittsburgh.
Fredrick Mintor
         Frederick Mintor was born in Fayetteville ,N.C. and moved to New Jersey with his parents soon after and attended parochial school from K thru 12th grade. He graduated from Fayetteville State University with a BS in Business Administration.  
         After college, he worked for accounting firms such as Robert Harris and Associates preparing taxes. After years in the accounting field, he began a career at Bell Atlantic (Verizon) in sales, eventually crossing over to Facility Technician. While employed, he was active in IBEW LOCAL 827, serving as shop steward. He retired in 2014.

         He met his wife in 1986 and in 1991, they married at Roseville Presbyterian Church, having joined shortly before. Throughout the years, he's served as President of the Roseville men’s club, a Deacon, an Elder, on Building and Grounds, an assistance to the Sexton, an active member of the choir and President of the Black Presbyterian Caucus Newark Chapter.
 
The only thing in life he wants is to stay in God’s favor, and have love to share, health to spare and friends who care.   
Raymond Robinson III
          Raymond is a founding board member of ROCC. Born in Newark and raised in East Orange, He received his formal education in Newark and graduated from NJIT with a BS in Communications & Media, focusing on photojournalism & graphic design.
          Always a student of the arts, Raymond has been a freelance photographer in the NYC/North Jersey area for 10 years, working in the fashion industry. He is an active member at Roseville Church, where he has served in various roles over the course of his life, most recently as an Elder & Director of Communications. His passions include the arts, his family and serving the community.

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