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Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees


The Board of Trustees and Advisory Board at Appel Farm is comprised of a team of dedicated professionals. Their expertise guides Appel Farm in its mission of transforming lives through the arts.

President – Denise Hayman-Loa, Owner, Acadia Farm, CEO, Carii, Inc.
Vice President – Marcy Bliss, President, Wedgewood Pharmacy
Secretary – Claire Riggs, Professor, Rowan University
Treasurer – Nancy Burd, President, The Burd Group

Albert Appel, Director Emeritus, Retired
Toby Appel, Viola & Chamber Music Teacher, The Juilliard School; Violinist, Violist, and Narrator
Bob Cimprich, Retired, Information Systems Strategy
Ronnie Cimprich, V.M.D., Veterinarian
Dr. Joseph Conway, Principal and Founder, Camden’s Promise Charter School; Adjunct Professor, Holy Family University
Don Dunnington, Adjunct Professor, Rowan University
Karen Kramer, Buyer, Rafaella Corporation
David Manders, AIA, Partner, Manders, Merighi, Portadin, Farrell Architects
Thomas L. Miller, PhD, MEd, Director, Clinical Research and Education, Vapotherm, Inc.
Franklin Moore, Esq., Attorney, Retired
Cori Solomon, Executive Director, Appel Farm Arts & Music Center
Loren Thomas, EdD, Director of Professional Preparation Programs, Prescott College
Vincent Tucci, Senior Vice President/Client Manager, Bank of America
Julia Weekes, Preschool Director, Moonstone Preschool
Scott West, Music Educator and Construction Contractor, Retired
Anita Zippert, Investment Officer, The Haverford Trust Company

Advisory Board

Tim Alles, Partner and Chief Financial Officer, Veritable LP
The Honorable Jack Cimprich, Mayor, Upper Pittsgrove Township