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Business Associations Part I
These lists of trade groups and business associations were published in
U.S. 1 Newspaper on January 6, 1999. Other association lists (entrepreneurs groups, computer groups, job development
groups) are contained in the text of the cover story. For groups that were omitted from the text, particularly women’s
networking groups, go to the business directory or the events calendar on this home page and search the database.
Women’s networking groups will be published on February 3.
American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ), 196 West State Street,
Trenton 08608; New Jersey chapter of the AIA, Joseph A. Simonetta,
CAE, executive director.
American Production Inventory Control Society (APICS), Box 1151,
Langhorne 19047-1151; for those in manufacturing, accounting, and
MIS; meetings on third Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at Freehold Gardens or
Ramada Inn at Exit 8A. Gerry Najarian, president.
American Society for Training and Development Mid-New Jersey Chapter,
793 Park Avenue, Middletown 07748; meetings monthly at various places
and times. Cleo Bartos, administrator.
American Society for Quality, Princeton Section, Box 471, Dayton
08810; organization for quality professionals offering meetings and
educational programs. Saul Schreier, chairman of section.
Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA International
Central New Jersey-Princeton Chapter), Box 3139, Princeton 08540-3139;
meetings on second Tuesdays. Hernando Arbelaez, president 1998-’99.
Greater Trenton Association of Life Underwriters, 292 Wild Orchid
Court, Yardley 19067; meetings at Trenton Country Club on third Wednesdays
at 8:30 a.m Lawrence Ortmann.
Human Resources Management Association, c/o Mercer Mutual, Box
278, Pennington 08534; networking group for HR professionals in Eastern
Pennsylvania and Central New Jersey, second Mondays, often at Hyatt.
Thyra Houck, president ’98-’99.
Institute of Management Consultants: Central New Jersey (Princeton),
1041 Harding Street, Westfield 07090; meetings on third Mondays of
odd-numbered months, quality assurance program includes adherence
to ethical standards and professional competence, CMC designation
after examination and interview. Dennis A. Hawver PhD CMC, president
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), Box 69, Riverton
08077-0069; affiliate of the 6,000-member National Association of
Realtors devoted to the development and recognition of professionalism
in real estate management, with national office in Chicago. JoAnn
International Association of Administrative Professionals, 757
Pursel Street, Alpha 08865; third Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. at the Clinton
Holiday Inn, formerly Professional Secretaries International. Michelle
West CPS, president 98-99.
International Customer Service Association, c/o Delta Dental
Plan, 1639 Route 10, Parsippany 07054; senior managers and professionals
involved in raising customer service performance levels, Garden State
Chapter — 800-360-ICSA. Bruce D. Silverman, president.
International Trade Network, 264 Wall Street, Princeton 08540;
executive decision makers dedicated to globalization of central New
Jersey business. Richard M. Miller, president.
Mercer County Estate Planning Council, CN 1, Pennington 08534;
multidisciplinary group providing continuing education for professionals
involved in estate planning work. Audrey Galzerano, vice president
Mid New Jersey Postal Customers Council, 1 Washington Road,
c/o Princeton University Library, Princeton 08544-2002; partnership
between postal service and business mailers, meetings quarterly at
the mail facility. John Sikorski, co-chairperson.
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, 67
Campus Drive, Raritan Center, Edison 08837; association of owners,
managers, financers, planners, developers, and designers of industrial
and office property. Michael G. McGuinness, executive director.
National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM)-Central Jersey
Inc., 301 North Harrison Street, Suite 420, Princeton 08540; third
Wednesdays at Giovi’s Restaurant, Route 130, Yardville, at 6 p.m.
Diane M. Glaser, contact person.
National Association for Sales Professionals, 20 Tamar Court,
Lawrenceville 08648; meetings on first Mondays at 8 a.m. Drew
J. Stevens, president.
National Association of Scholars, 575 Ewing Street, Princeton
08540; headquarters of academic organization defending academic standards
and intellectual integrity in higher education, with 42 affiliates
and 4000 members nationwide. Stephen Balch, president.
National Federation of Independent Business, New Jersey Chapter,
130 West State Street, Trenton 08608; small business advocacy group,
with 11,000 members in the state and more than 600,000 nationwide.
Curt Macysyn, state director.
National Society of Fund Raising Executives, Box 4199, Trenton
New Jersey Agricultural Society, CN 331, Trenton 08625-0331;
non-profit charitable organization dedicated to promoting agriculture
in the Garden State, the oldest farm organization in the United States.
Joan M. Elliot, director.
New Jersey Business & Industry Association, 102 West State Street,
Trenton 08608-1102; business advocate representing over 16,000 New
Jersey companies. Joseph Gonzalez, president.
New Jersey Farm Bureau, 168 West State Street, Trenton 08608.
John A. Rigolizzo Jr., president.
New Jersey Library Association, 4 West Lafayette Street, Box
1534, Trenton 08607; advancement of public and academic library services.
Patricia Tumulty, executive director.
New Jersey Nursery and Landscape Association, 605 Farnsworth
Avenue, Bordentown 08505; nonprofit representing 600 garden centers,
nursery and landscape businesses, trade show in February, Somerset
Doubletree and Garden State Exhibit Center. S. Howard Davis, executive
New Jersey Propane Gas Association, 160 West State Street, The
Princeton House, Trenton 08608; serving the propane industry. Larry
Horowitz, president (H&H Gas).
New Jersey Retail Merchants Association, 332 West State Street,
Trenton 08618; statewide business association serving the retail industry.
Melanie Willoughby, president.
Princeton Research Forum, 301 North Harrison Street, Box 222,
Princeton 08540; interdisciplinary association of scholars and writers
with interest groups on poetry, history, editing, and translation,
art history, and biography, with frequent work-in-progress sessions.
Ann Lee Morgan, president.
Quality New Jersey, CN 827, Trenton 08625-0827; a not for profit
educational organization. Richard Serfass, executive director.
Raritan Traffic Club, 102 Coolidge Avenue, Bricktown 08724;
shippers, carriers, and others in the transportation industry who
promote the welfare of Raritan Bay and River industrial area. William
Regional Business Partnership, 1 Newark Center, 22nd Floor,
Newark 07102-5265; nonprofit regional business development organization
in northeastern New Jersey with 1,300 members, meetings on third Wednesdays.
Samuel F. Crane, president.
Special Libraries Association Princeton/Trenton chapter, 665
Rosedale Road, Princeton 08540; Princeton/Trenton chapter. Eileen
Douglas Johnson, public relations chair.
Traffic Club of Trenton, 111 Glendale Drive, Trenton 08618;
meetings third Tuesdays at Larry Peroni’s at 6 p.m., $25, for people
in the transportation industry, primarily truckers. Rose Moore, secretary.
WEB Network of Benefits Professionals, 600 College Road, c/o
Smith Stratton, Princeton 08540. Stephanie Bosworth.
World Trade Association of New Jersey, 276 Mountain Avenue,
Springfield 07081; volunteer group with members in all sectors of
international trade, import and export, and related services; meets
second Wednesdays at noon at the Manor in West Orange. Joan K. Faber,
American Association for Public Opinion Research, 271 Wall Street,
Princeton 08540; meetings at Princeton University’s Prospect House.
American Society of Media Photographers, 14 Washington Road,
Building 5, Princeton Junction 08550; national headquarters of trade
association for 6,000 photographers, also MPCA. Richard Weisgrau,
Business Marketing Association/ NJ, 114 Mayfield Avenue, Edison
08837; meetings on second Tuesdays, $25. Tom Lento, president, 1998-99.
Electronic Commerce Network of New Jersey, c/o Trien Rosenberg,
Box 1982, Morristown 07962-1982; statewide network organization dealing
with electronic commerce and internet business issues and technologies.
Clara Stricchiola, director.
ITA, the International Recording Media Association, 182 Nassau
Street, Suite 204, Princeton 08542-7005; trade group for the recording
industry. Charles Van Horn, executive vice president.
Mercer County Writers’ Collective, 10 Tally Road, Hamilton 08619;
experienced nonfiction freelancers — authors, journalists, editors,
and public relations specialists, with directory "Pens for Hire."
Robin Levinson, president.
Moving Image Professionals, 81 Riverbank Drive, c/o Tracy Anderson,
Roebling 08554; professional organization for anyone involved with
video and multimedia production, including talent and vendors. Tracy
Andersen, president 1998-’99.
New Jersey Broadcasters Association, 348 Applegarth Road, Cranbury
08512; representatives for the radio and television industry. Philip
H. Roberts, executive director, ’98-’00.
New Jersey CAMA, Box 7212, Princeton 08543; statewide non-profit
alliance of members of NJ’s communications, advertising and marketing
industry. Nina Malone, president 1998-’99.
New Jersey Press Association, 840 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 305,
Trenton 08628-1019; trade association for daily and weekly newspapers.
John O’Brien, executive director.
New Media Association of New Jersey, c/o Trien Rosenberg, Box
1982, Morristown 07962-1982; network of web design and internet professionals
or anyone interested in new media. Jay W. Trien, president.
973-267-4200, ext. 193
North American Advertising Agency Network, 234 West Delaware
Avenue, Pennington 08534. Robert Purcell, president.
Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals, Box 300,
Princeton 08543-2161; for those seriously engaged in evaluating competitors
and competitive situations, advocate for high ethical standards. Clare
Hart, state chapter coordinator.
Society for Professional Journalists, 15 Somerset Street, Somerville
08876; meetings from September to June for discussion of news, professional
issues. Ron Miskoff, president ’98-99.
Toastmasters International, Princeton Chapter, 38 Terhune Road,
Princeton 08540-3421; organization dedicated to helping people develop
speaking, listening, and leadership skills: meetings first and third
Thursdays, 7:30 PM, Princeton Methodist Church, rear entrance. Michael
Suber, membership contact person.
Amwell Valley Business Association, Box 158, Ringoes 08551;
open forum for businesses and residents in Mercer & Hunterdon counties.
Fred Johnston, president.
Borough Merchants for Princeton, Box 584, Princeton 08542; 100
downtown business members, meetings on second Tuesdays at 8 a.m. at
the Nassau Inn, 12 board of directors. Michael O’Hara, president.
Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, 115 West Court Street, First
Union Bank Building, Doylestown 18901; catalyst to the business community.
Charles H. Thomas, executive director.
Chamber of Commerce of the Princeton Area, 216 Rockingham Row,
Princeton Forrestal Village, Box 431, Princeton 08542; regional chamber
of commerce primarily serving Mercer, Middlesex, & Somerset counties
— monthly membership luncheon on first Thursday, Small Business
Council breakfast each month. C. Ellen Hodges, president.
Flemington Information Center, Route 202, Ramada Inn, Flemington
08822. Julie Berlie-Parker, president.
Hightstown/East Windsor Chamber of Commerce, Box 87, Hightstown
08520-0087. Lena Jasper, director.
Hunterdon Chamber of Commerce, 2200 Route 31, Suite 15, Lebanon
08833. Janet Finley, president.
Lambertville Area Chamber of Commerce, 239 North Union Street,
Lambertville 08530. Ellen Pincno, office manager.
Latino Chamber of Commerce of Mercer County Inc., Box 886, Trenton
08605; economic and social development of Latino businesses and the
community. Harry Luna, president.
Mercer County Business Association, 48 West Lafayette Street,
Trenton 08608; networking and support group for small business owners
and operators, formerly Mercer County Black Business Association.
Gregory Williams, president 1997-’99.
Mercer County Chamber of Commerce, 214 West State Street, Trenton
08608; third Thursday luncheons. William R. Mate, president.
Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce, 1 Distribution
Way, Monmouth Junction 08852; regional chamber for Middlesex County
with a mission of helping business growth, promoting networking, legislative
updates, and business referrals. Nancy M. Ostin, executive director.
New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, 216 West State Street, Trenton
08608; member service organization linking government and private
sector to advance interests of free enterprise system and promote
favorable business climate for job providers. Joan Verplanck, president.
Pennington Business and Professional Association, Box 412, Pennington
08534. John Addalia, president.
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