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Board Members

The Pinelands Development Credit Bank is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors. The Board consists of five ex-officio members as follows: the Commissioner of Banking, who also serves as the Chair; the Secretary of Agriculture; the Attorney General; the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection; and the Chairman of the Pinelands Commission. Designees of the five ex-officio members have the power to vote in the absence of members. The four additional members are appointed by the Governor and must be residents of Pinelands counties.

Ex-officio members:

  • Honorable Kenneth Kobylowski, Commissioner/Chair, NJ Department of Banking & Insurance;
  • Honorable Douglas H. Fisher, Secretary of Agriculture, NJ Department of Agriculture;
  • Honorable John Jay Hoffman, Acting Attorney General, NJ Department of Law & Public Safety;
  • Honorable Bob Martin, Commissioner, NJ Department of Environmental Protection;
  • Mark Lohbauer, Chairman, New Jersey Pinelands Commission 


  • Christopher Hughes, Director of Operations, NJ Department of Banking & Insurance;
  • Susan Payne, Executive Director, NJ Department of Agriculture; 
  • Jennifer Fradel, Assistant Attorney General, NJ Dept. of Law & Public Safety;
  • Fawn Z. McGee, Bureau Chief, State Land Acquisition, Green Acres Program;
  • Candace Ashmun, New Jersey Pinelands Commission

At-Large Members:

  • Edward J. McGlinchey;
  • Sam Mento, III; and
  • Robert C. Shinn.

Bank Staff

Susan R. Grogan, Executive Director
Betsy Piner, Principal Planning Assistant
P.O. Box 359
New Lisbon, NJ  08064
(609) 894-7300

Legal Counselor Mark Collier,
Deputy Attorney General
Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex
P.O. Box 093
Trenton, NJ 08625

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