LERF Executive Board

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Executive Director

Melvyn Bray

Melvyn K. Bray,  Past International Director of Lions Clubs International is a retired bank vice president and regional manager. A member of the Toms River Lions Club since 1973, he has held many offices within the association, including club president, club treasurer, club secretary, club membership chairperson, council secretary, cabinet treasurer, council chairperson, district peace poster contest chairperson, district LCIF chairperson, multiple district GMT coordinator and region chairperson. Executive Director Bray has received numerous awards, including the Club President Excellence Award, a Leadership Award, Senior Builder Key Award, Life Membership Award and three International President’s Awards. He is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow. In addition to his Lions activities, Director Bray is active in numerous professional and community organizations, including the Sight & Handicapped Foundation of Ocean County, Funds for the New Jersey Blind and the New Jersey Camp for Blind Children. Director Bray and his wife, Ginny, also a Lion and a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow, have one son, one daughter and three grandsons.

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Immediate Past president

Robert Frank


Dennis Brubaker

Vice President

Enrique J. Maseda

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Gordon Frank


Louis Lambe

Board of Trustees

District 16N

  • Governor John Carroll, Jersey City Hudson City
  • Dennis Brubaker, Wood-Ridge
  • Joseph Kika, South Orange
  • Louis Lambe, Harrison
  • Nalit Patel, Livinston
  • Marie Nieto, WNY Leones Club De Hudson
  • Miguel Diaz, Simon Bolivar, Paterson
  • Barbara Corsaro, West Milford

District 16J

  • Governor Lion Evelio Salermo
  • Mahesh Chitnis, Edison Visionary
  • James Dougherty, Metuchen
  • Rey Fonseca, Elizabeth
  • Earl Groendyke, East Windsor
  • Kevin Kosobucki, Sayrerville
  • Enrique J. Maseda, Elizabeth
  • Kash Delroy, West Windsor

District 16L

  • Governor Donna Freidel
  • Melvyn Bray, Toms River
  • Dayl Baile, Gloucester City
  • Gordon Frank, Howell
  • Takeo Ishimasa, Eatontown
  • Albert J. Olizi, Jr., Haddon Heights
  • Heather Roark, West Berlin
  • Bill Thonack, Eatontown
  • Rosemarie Townend, Neptune

Honorary Trustees

  • Bob Virgdamo
  • Joyce Kernusz
  • Bob Frank
  • Charles Landesman
  • Dr. Edward Meyer