Trustees

Roomana Khan — President

A member of EPEF since 2014 and has served as Grant Chair since 2015. In 2020 Roomana served as Board Vice President and currently serves as Board President.

Roomana and her family moved to Ewing in 1976. She has two sons.  Her older son graduated from Ewing High School (EHS) and New Jersey Institute of Technology; her younger son with Autism is currently at EHS in the Life Skills Program. She is a Realtor with over 17 years of experience at Berkshire Hathaway Home-Services Fox & Roach Realtors. She also works at the Ewing Board of Education. 

She has been involved in the school community since 2000 in many different volunteer positions including Kindergarten/Grade Room Parent, Antheil Elementary School (AES) Parent Teacher Organization President, AES Flower Sale, EHS/Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf Robotics Team Mom and other roles.  She is also heavily involved with Parents Of Autistic Children (POAC) as a Team Captain for its annual Fundraising event: the Mercer County Autism Walk.  Roomana is a strong advocate for her son and all the children with special needs. 

Roomana believes the key to good education is for all students to have a solid foundation.  Students should be provided with the resources that they need regardless of their abilities, in order to succeed in school and beyond.  She further believes that good communication, transparency and accountability in the education process are key factors to success.

Lynn Lowe — Vice President

 

Steven K. Szmutko –  President Emeritus

A member of EPEF since 2005, Steven K. Szmutko served as Board President from 2013 to 2017 and Vice-President from 2008 to 2013. He has lived in Ewing since 1997 and works at Drexel University LeBow College of Business as Employer Relations Manager/Career Advisor in the Graduate Career Services Office. Steve retired from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority in 2005 after 25 years of high-risk commercial lending, and economic and community development. Born in Trenton, he holds a BA Degree in Economics from Saint Joseph’s University and an MBA Degree from Rider University. Steve has had extensive experience in stewardship, finance, and development activities for the Catholic Diocese of Trenton. He is an ordained Permanent Deacon serving in education, liturgical, and other ministries at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in West Trenton. Steve and his wife Mary live in Ewing and have two daughters, one son and three grandchildren.

Karl Clark- Treasurer /President Emeritus

Karl served as EPEF President from 2017 to 2021 and Vice-President from 2013 to 2017. For years he served as EPEF’s Scholarship chair and has helped to grow the program, increasing scholarship awards each year. Born in Trenton NJ, Karl Clark was graduated from the Trenton school system in 1981.

He and his wife, Masaé, became Ewing residents in 2001. Karl served 20 years in the United States Navy stationed in Yokosuka Japan; Pearl Harbor, HI; San Diego, CA; and Pensacola, FL. During his service he visited many places including Hong Kong, Australia, Dubai and Kenya. His son and daughter are both graduates of Ewing High School.

Karl’s formally a Test Security Supervisor of College Board program at Educational Testing Service, but presently serves as a professional photographer for KJCImages and Photography. Karl volunteered numerous years with the Ewing Township Talent Show, a member of American Legion Post 182, and a volunteer instructor for Veterans with traumatic brain injuries. He an advocate for education and youths learning foreign languages.

 

Lisa Stewart Albright, Esq. –Secretary

Lisa joined EPEF in 2015 and has served as Secretary and Vice President. She and her family have lived in Ewing since 2000, and her three daughters all attend/attended the Ewing schools. One daughter is now at Fisher, another is at Ewing High and her third graduated from EHS and attends Montclair State University. Lisa has been an active member of the parent- teacher associations of the Ewing schools, including serving as President of the Parkway Elementary School PTA.

Lisa is a graduate of the University of Miami (1993, Psychology) and Villanova University School of Law (2001), where she graduated magna cum laude and was invited to join the “Order of the Coif .” Since 2013, she has annually been named one of South Jersey Magazine’s “Awesome Attorneys” in the field of Health/Administrative Law.

In 2016, she was named a “Best Attorney in Business” for Health Care by Philly Biz Magazine (2016) and in 2020, a “Top attorney” in Healthcare by SJ Magazine. Currently, she performs corporate, transactional and regulatory work for healthcare and other clients as a partner with Archer Law, in the firm’s Princeton office.  

Christopher Ingram – Trustee

Joan Zuckerman — Trustee

Joan Zuckerman was principal of Antheil Elementary School for eighteen years, where she worked with students, their families and teachers to help create an inclusive atmosphere where reading was a way of life. Every student, parent and faculty member was a member of the Antheil’s Helping Hands Club in which service to the community was stressed.

Joan received her undergraduate degree (Education) from NYU and her master’s degrees (Reading and Language Arts and Administration) from Rider College.

The highlight of Joan’s career was when she was named National Distinguished Principal and honored at the White House.

While retired now, she continues to work with youth as a member of both EPEF and the Lower Make Field Youth Aid Panel.

 

Desiree McCray Clark — Trustee

Andrea Camillone — Trustee

Tia Epps — Trustee

Elaine Schwartz — Trustee 

Cashea Anderson — Trustee

 

Every EPEF trustee contributes monetarily to the Foundation