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 – Bob Cimprich, Retired, Information Systems Strategy
Vice President & Secretary – Pam Vanecek, Volunteer, Appel Farm Arts & Music Campus

Toby Appel, Viola & Chamber Music Teacher, The Juilliard School; Violinist, Violist, and Narrator
Marcy Bliss, President, Wedgewood Pharmacy
Ronnie Cimprich, V.M.D., Veterinarian
Dr. Joseph Conway, Principal and Founder, Camden’s Promise Charter School; Adjunct Professor, Holy Family University
David Descalzi, CEO, Asphalt Solutions LLC
Denise Hayman-Loa, Owner, Acadia Farm, CEO, Carii, Inc.
Karen Kramer, Buyer, Rafaella Corporation
Kelli Randle, Income Maintenance Administrator, Commonwealth of PA
Danielle Shylit, Director of Innovation, String Theory Schools
Heather Yelle, Director of Finance & Operations, Appel Farm Arts & Music Center
Emma Frost, Student, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University

Advisory Board

The Honorable Jack Cimprich, Mayor, Upper Pittsgrove Township
Loren Thomas, EdD, Former Administator, Creativity CoLaboratory Charter School at Appel Farm

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