Our Board of Trustees
Mark has been involved with IHN/Family Promise since the late 1990’s through First Presbyterian Church in Moorestown. He is a believer in the organization’s mission and has seen first-hand how the program provides hope to families without a home while simultaneously presenting growth opportunities for the faith of volunteers.
As CEO, Mark has transformed a struggling manufacturing business into a thriving enterprise, and he brings that drive and know-how to the board. He is continually discerning God’s call to serve and brings that moral and spiritual voice to the board.
In addition to Family Promise, Mark also actively supports UrbanPromise and MEND.
Barbara Carlson is a retired public-school counselor. As a teacher, coach, and counselor, she has worked with children of all ages and families for 35+ years. Barbara holds a master’s degrees in counseling and Theology. She is active in the Methodist Church, where she has been a lay speaker and a member of the Caring Team. Barbara has been a volunteer with Family Promise since 2015.
Marie Cox joined the Family Promise organization in 2016 as a shelter coordinator for St. Mary of the Lakes Church in Medford, NJ. She has recently retired from a professional career in Human Resources and has now joined Family Promise of Burlington County Board of Directors. Marie also serves as a Ministry Leader at St. Mary of the Lakes Church and a volunteer and board member for The Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
Nancy is an administrative assistant for the NJ State Legislature. She joined the Family Promise board as a trustee in 2020 and has been actively involved with the USMC Toys of Tots for over 18 years.
James L. Michalowicz is the Senior Manager – Legal Operations Business Performance for TE Connectivity based in Berwyn, PA. He serves as the law department’s leader for the company’s TE Operating Advantage and Extraordinary Customer Experience programs. Mr. Michalowicz has worked 20 years in-house serving in various law department operation leadership roles at DuPont and Tyco International. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt and certified Lean practitioner. In addition to serving as a trustee for Family Promise of Burlington County, Mr. Michalowicz serves on the Social Policy Committee for Catholic Charities, Trenton Diocese.