Staff

Bergen Family Center


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Mitch Schonfeld, MSW

President & CEO

Mitch Schonfeld joined BFC as President and CEO in 1992. In his prior work he gained program experience in youth development, early childhood education, camping and visually impaired older adults, as well as facility management, financial planning, and marketing.

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Elizabeth Corsini, MPH

VP & Director of Programs

After working with youth at BFC since 2006 and directing the ZONE since 2011, Liz was promoted, in 2017, to her new position.

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Marcia Gongora, MA

Director of Family Success

Marcia Gongora came to BFC in 2006 to lead the Family Success Center after a distinguished career in child welfare for the State of NJ.


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Mary Stevens, BS

Director of Finance

Mary Stevens began as BFC's accountant in 2011 and became Director of Finance & Administration in 2017. Mary is dedicated to providing the community with a nurturing place to thrive.

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Davia Valenzuela, BA

Director of Human Resources

Davia joined BFC in 1999 after working with the Bergen County Office for Children. She's led our HIPPY program and headed our after school programs and summer camps. In 2016 she was named Director of Human Resources.

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Nathalie Zapletal, MA

Development Associate

Nathalie joined BFC in June of 2015 and has been supporting BFC's events and fundraising initiatives. She has a background in communication and international relations along with experience in development and event planning.


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