President / Executive Board Member / Trustee
Candace Galvez is the Executive Director of the Gramon Family of Schools. Candace holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education as well as a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from William Paterson University. She has over 25 years of experience working with children and adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and has dedicated herself to the success of NB4T.
Dr. John Kazmark
Vice President / Executive Board Member / Trustee
John Kazmark is one of the founders of the NB4T Day program following over 40 years of experience in both public and private education. Over those years he held positions from paraprofessional through superintendent of schools. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from William Paterson University and a Master’s and Doctoral Degree n Educational Psychology from Rutgers University.
Secretary / Executive Board Member
Karen Brenner is the Director of Human Resources for The Gramon Family of Schools. Karen holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration for Human Resources/Organizational Management from Thomas Edison State University. Karen has over 18 years experience in both in the public and private educational field working in special education and human resources.
Executive Board Member / Trustee
Michael Farrelly is the Principal of New Beginnings and one of the founders of the New Beginnings for Tomorrow Program (NB4T). Michael believes in a strong school culture that is built upon collaboration and involvement of stakeholders in the student’s education. The possibility of creating a day program for students to transition into after graduation has always been a top priority for Michael.
Executive Board Member
Raimonda is the CFO of the Gramon Family of Schools. She is a graduate of Baruch College, CUNY, New York, where she received her bachelor's degree in accounting.
Raimonda is a licensed certified public accountant in the states of New Jersey and New York and a licensed public school accountant in the state of New Jersey.
She has over 16 years of public accounting experience, with extensive expertise with audits of educational institutions and not-for-profit organizations.”
Treasurer / Executive Board Member
Dan is recently retired after serving as Business Administrator/Board Secretary for the Mt Lakes School District. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Sound Start Babies Program. Dan resides in Randolph NJ with his wife Robyn, they have two children Nicholas and Erica.