Joyce Campbell, Executive Director
Joyce joined the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen as its Executive Director in June 2016. Prior to TASK, Joyce worked for more than 20 years at Catholic Charities of Trenton, where she was Associate Executive Director for External Affairs. A professional social worker, Joyce earned her MSW degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick. She has been a passionate advocate for policies and programs that break the cycle of poverty and has provided numerous workshops on poverty and how to advocate for solutions. Joyce is an active participant in the Anti-Poverty Network of NJ, a board member of the Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness and serves on various Mercer County human service-related committees. She was recognized for her work by Congressman Rush Holt on the floor of the House of Representatives during his presentation of a resolution for the 100th anniversary of Catholic Charities USA in December 2010. In March of 2016, NJ Assemblywoman Valerie Vanieri Huttle presented Joyce with a resolution for Women’s History Month, acknowledging her as a tireless anti-poverty advocate.
Paul Jensen, Associate Executive Director of Operations
Paul joined TASK in 2011. He has more than 25 years of experience working in the food industry. Paul graduated from the New York Restaurant School with honors and is a Certified Professional Food Manager, Certified ServSafe Instructor and a Registered ServSafe Examination Proctor. He also holds a ServSafe Certification, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Certification and Certificate of HACCP Course Completion from the Seafood HACCP Alliance.
Jaime Parker, Director of Programs & Patron Services
Jaime Parker has worked at TASK in various capacities since 2001. She started as a Bonner AmeriCorps volunteer, tutoring in the Adult Education Program. From there, she has served as TASK’s Program Assistant, Development & Community Relations Associate Development & Community Relations Coordinator and Manager of Programs. Jaime holds a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Fine Arts (theatre concentration) from Rider University. She also holds a Master of Public Administration from Rutgers University. Jaime created TASK’s performing arts program in 2009.
Michelle Wexler, Director of Development & Marketing
Michelle joined TASK in 2021. Michelle holds a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and a J.D. from the Temple University Beasley School of Law. After practicing law for several years, Michelle moved into the nonprofit sector, where she has worked with a variety of organizations specializing in strategic planning, fundraising, communications, marketing and board, and staff development. Michelle also worked as an adjunct lecturer at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania for several years, teaching writing, public speaking and persuasion.
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