New Board Members



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Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity Announces Two New Board Members

New members will enhance the board’s focus on growing affiliate

Pitman, NJ. (February 23, 2022) – Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity announces two new board members who will help support the nonprofit’s work of building affordable housing in the County.

“We’re excited to expand our board with two new members, Joe Brigandi and Kristen Whyte. Both Joe and Kristen are bringing diverse expertise and insight to our work.” said Ronda Abbruzzese, Board President. “We have worked diligently to ensure Habitat for Humanity’s board and leadership represents a variety of experts and the newest board members are no exception.”

As a former Gloucester County Freeholder and the Executive Director of Economic Development in Glassboro, Brigandi brings over 20 years of accomplishments in the business and government-related fields. Whyte, the Director of internships and Career Planning at Rowan College at Gloucester County comes to Habitat for Humanity with over 13 years of higher education leadership experience.

“Joe Brigandi brings extensive experience and knowledge to help us continue the mission of Habitat for Humanity. Kristen’s passion in helping students to discover purpose while achieving their dreams, is in perfect alignment with our mission – helping our partner families to improve their lives through housing. We are very pleased to have both join the Board of Directors for Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity,” said Abbruzzese.

Now in its 36th year, Gloucester County Habitat’s Board is responsible for establishing policy and guiding the organization’s efforts to build affordable housing in partnership with families in Gloucester County.


About Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity: Since 1986, GCHFH has continued its mission to provide quality housing to those in need. Habitat serves Gloucester County’s residents by providing low to moderate income families with the opportunity to purchase safe, decent, and affordable homes.

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