• Board of Directors

  • JoAnna Siminerio, President JoAnna Siminerio, President

    JoAnna comes to the Board of Directors with over 15 years experience as a full-time Realtor Associate currently servicing her clients at Coldwell Banker Realty. During her 30 plus years as a Manalapan resident, JoAnna has consistently demonstrated her commitment to improving the quality of life for both her Manalapan neighbors and the business community. During her tenure as Co-Chairperson of the Manalapan Economic Development Council, JoAnna was instrumental in bringing the “Shop Manalapan 1st” program to fruition. She served for many years on on Manalapan's Zoning Board of Adjustment.  JoAnna looks forward to the next 30 years of living in Manalapan.

  • Barry Fisher, First Vice President Barry Fisher, First Vice President

    Barry is the owner and president of Ace Home Improvements, founded by his father and brother-in-law with one philosophy in mind, building a strong foundation will build long-term relationships in years to follow.  Barry continues to keep the tradition of “family owned” with his son David.  As a resident of Four Seasons of Manalapan, Barry created and chaired the Civic Committee to serve as a liaison between Manalapan Township and Four Seasons. Barry is honorably recognized by Jewish Children and Family Services of Monmouth County and one of the founding members of the Freehold Center Partnership.  He has dedicated much time and energy to developing and revitalizing Freehold Boro. Currently, he is working to redesign parking and valet service for Freehold Boro.  Barry served for many years on ManalapanTownship's Zoning Board of Adjustment and currently sits on Manalapan's Planning Board.

  • Gail Szeluga, Second Vice President Gail Szeluga, Second Vice President

    Gail brings to the Board over 19 years of experience as a full-time Realtor Associate currently serving clients at Coldwell Banker Realty. A lifelong New Jersey resident she settled in Manalapan in 1996, making it the natural location on which to focus her real estate business. With a degree in Sociology and a background in Customer Service her professionalism and attention to detail is appreciated. As a volunteer on Manalapan Township's Transportation committee she is working to balance the need for improved infrastructure while making decisions to protect the quality of life for her Manalapan neighbors. 

  • Ricardo Rivers, Treasurer Ricardo Rivers, Treasurer


  • Rita Veneziano, Corresponding Secretary Rita Veneziano, Corresponding Secretary

    Rita is the owner of East Side Promotions, founded in Manalapan in 1996. She has over 30 years of experience in the sales promotion industry. Rita and her husband have lived in the Holiday Park section of Manalapan for over 25 years. They have raised their two children here with both attending Manalapan’s wonderful public schools. An avid volunteer at school, sport, and scouting events, she feels truly blessed to live in this town with so many wonderful neighbors.

  • Glen Mendez, Immediate Past President Glen Mendez, Immediate Past President

    Glen served the MBA well as the inaugural President and continues to serve and advise in the role of Immediate Past President. As a former Chairman of Manalapan's Economic Development Council, Glen has been instrumental in the advancement of bringing Manalapan's business community together to speak as one loud voice. His enthusiasm, quick wit and smile are infectious and he practices what he preaches in and around Manalapan. A true believer in volunteerism/activism, he also serves as the Deputy Chairperson of the Western Monmouth Utilities Authority, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Center School in Somerset, the Executive Council of the Boy Scouts and is very active in local politics.