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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.

609-393-5690 609-393-9891

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.

732-706-5040 732-706-5049

American Society for Quality, Princeton Section, Box 471, Dayton

08810; organization for quality professionals offering meetings and

educational programs. Saul Schreier, chairman of section.

908-417-2603 609-275-3527

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.

908-874-2728 908-874-2726

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.

215-493-9604 215-493-5113

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.

609-737-0426 609-737-8719

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


732-972-0549 609-987-8055

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

McKay, administrator.

609-303-0190 609-303-1899

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.

908-534-2121 908-534-5235

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.

973-285-4034 973-285-4141

International Trade Network, 264 Wall Street, Princeton 08540;

executive decision makers dedicated to globalization of central New

Jersey business. Richard M. Miller, president.

609-921-3322 609-921-0459

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


609-771-5836 609-771-5694

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.

609-258-3318 609-258-4105

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.

732-417-9010 732-225-4877

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.

609-252-5601 609-252-6108

National Association for Sales Professionals, 20 Tamar Court,

Lawrenceville 08648; meetings on first Mondays at 8 a.m. Drew

J. Stevens, president.

609-520-4634 609-219-0452

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.

609-683-7878 609-683-0316

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.

609-989-8777 609-393-0781

National Society of Fund Raising Executives, Box 4199, Trenton


609-585-6871 609-581-8244

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.

609-394-7766 609-292-3978

New Jersey Business & Industry Association, 102 West State Street,

Trenton 08608-1102; business advocate representing over 16,000 New

Jersey companies. Joseph Gonzalez, president.

609-393-7707 609-989-7371

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.

609-394-8032 609-394-8164

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


609-291-7070 609-291-1121

New Jersey Propane Gas Association, 160 West State Street, The

Princeton House, Trenton 08608; serving the propane industry. Larry

Horowitz, president (H&H Gas).

609-890-6094 609-581-8244

New Jersey Retail Merchants Association, 332 West State Street,

Trenton 08618; statewide business association serving the retail industry.

Melanie Willoughby, president.

609-393-8006 609-393-8463

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.

609-497-9228 609-737-7023

Quality New Jersey, CN 827, Trenton 08625-0827; a not for profit

educational organization. Richard Serfass, executive director.

609-777-0940 609-777-2798

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

Belasco, secretary.


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.

973-242-6237 973-824-6587

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.

609-695-1011 609-695-6654

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,

board chairman.

973-376-6104 973-258-9158

Communications Groups

American Association for Public Opinion Research, 271 Wall Street,

Princeton 08540; meetings at Princeton University’s Prospect House.

Paul Braun.

609-279-1600 609-279-1318

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,

executive director.

609-799-8300 609-799-2233

Business Marketing Association/ NJ, 114 Mayfield Avenue, Edison

08837; meetings on second Tuesdays, $25. Tom Lento, president, 1998-99.

732-940-0545 732-369-3809

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.

973-267-4200 973-984-9634

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.

609-279-1700 609-279-1999

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.

609-584-9330 609-584-9330

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.

609-499-1959 609-499-0906

New Jersey Broadcasters Association, 348 Applegarth Road, Cranbury

08512; representatives for the radio and television industry. Philip

H. Roberts, executive director, ’98-’00.

609-860-0111 609-860-0110

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.

609-890-9207 609-581-8244

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.

609-406-0600 609-406-0300

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.

609-730-0632 609-730-8469

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.

609-520-7334 609-520-7390

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.



of Commerce

Amwell Valley Business Association, Box 158, Ringoes 08551;

open forum for businesses and residents in Mercer & Hunterdon counties.

Fred Johnston, president.

609-397-2510 609-397-8368

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.

609-924-3244 609-921-2714

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.

215-348-3913 215-348-7154

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.

609-520-1776 609-520-9107

Flemington Information Center, Route 202, Ramada Inn, Flemington

08822. Julie Berlie-Parker, president.

908-806-8165 908-806-8877

Hightstown/East Windsor Chamber of Commerce, Box 87, Hightstown

08520-0087. Lena Jasper, director.

609-448-4412 609-448-1672

Hunterdon Chamber of Commerce, 2200 Route 31, Suite 15, Lebanon

08833. Janet Finley, president.

908-735-5955 908-730-6580

Lambertville Area Chamber of Commerce, 239 North Union Street,

Lambertville 08530. Ellen Pincno, office manager.

609-397-0055 609-397-1530

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.

609-883-2424 609-278-9500

Mercer County Chamber of Commerce, 214 West State Street, Trenton

08608; third Thursday luncheons. William R. Mate, president.

609-393-4143 609-393-1032

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.

732-821-1700 732-821-5852

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.

609-989-7888 609-989-9696

Pennington Business and Professional Association, Box 412, Pennington

08534. John Addalia, president.


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