For the last four years, Sharon has served as the Chair of our Board of Trustees, bringing her corporate expertise, compassion and high ethical standards to our organization.
Before joining BFC’s board, Sharon spent several decades as a world-class executive for Pfizer, Inc.
Serving as Vice President and Assistant Treasurer at Pfizer, Sharon was responsible for managing a $20 billion dollar global pension fund. She has also served as Chair of the Le Moyne College Board of Trustees and is currently a member of their Board of Trustees.
For the past six years Irina has been a driving force in all areas of BFC's Fundraising and Development. Serving as Co-Chair of the Dinner Committee for four consecutive years, Irina transformed our fundraising efforts of our Annual Awards Dinner - increasing profits by more than 50%.
Currently, Irina serves as Chair of our Fund Development Committee and under her strong and dedicated leadership, we continue to grow and thrive. She is a longtime community philanthropist and extremely passionate about BFC’s commitment to providing vital services to Bergen County families.
Gloria has co-chaired Bergen Family Center’s Silent Auction for the past 14 years and helped to raise more than $250,000 for Bergen Family Center during that time.
A passionate advocate for the BFC community, Gloria pledges, “If I can help one family, one child, one senior, to have a better life, I am truly blessed.” She is the mother of two and holds her Masters Degree in Social Work – she is well known for her tireless work and dedication to a variety of causes and institutions. Along with her husband, Ed, and her two children, Richard and Alexandra, she strongly believes in giving back to the community.
Supported through Programs for Positive Life Choices
Helped through Adult Day Care and Home Based Day Care
These achievements were made possible by your contributions, the dedication of
our volunteers and staff, government grants, foundation support and client fees. Local
businesses, religious institutions and schools provided volunteers and financial support.
100% of them engaged in
medical care and support
Received Early Intervention
Services from Bergen Family
Received individual counseling
from Bergen Family Center.
We help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault -
Families facing challenges that disrupt their lives -
Individuals diagnosed with or affected by HIV/AIDS -
Families & adolescents involved with family court.
Thanks to Our 2017 Honorees for their help in making it happen.
C. Peter Croonquist
BFC Board of Trustees
Some of the Dedicated Companies and Organizations Supporting BFC
Bergen Family Center
Our Mission: BFC strengthens communities by providing services to individuals, families and children that enhance their ability to function independently, manage challenges and improve the quality of their lives.
Our Vision: BFC is a recognized leader in providing quality and comprehensive human services to people of all ages.