The Woodbridge Metro Chamber of Commerce recently appointed Jennifer DeJesus for a two-year term as chairperson of its executive board. DeJesus serves as Campus Operating Officer of Berkeley College in Woodbridge.
As chairperson, DeJesus will support the Chamber in its mission to advocate for local businesses, serve as a leading force for business growth, and assist economic development throughout the township.
Holly B. Church-Doyle, executive director, Woodbridge Metro Chamber of Commerce, said that 2024 signifies a milestone year for the chamber, which is celebrating 60 years of service to the business community.
“For numerous years, Jennifer and Berkeley College have been strong partners with the Chamber and the surrounding community,” Church-Doyle said. “I am proud to have Jennifer as our chairperson of the board and am looking forward to achieving monumental accomplishments in 2024.”
As campus operating officer at Berkeley College, DeJesus oversees day-to-day operations, finances, student and staff retention, space management, and community outreach. She joined the college in 2013 and has served on the chamber’s executive board since 2021.
The Woodbridge Metro Chamber of Commerce honored Berkeley College as its Business Education Partnership Champion in 2022.
DeJesus, who resides in Clark, holds a Master of Arts in Higher Education from Caldwell University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Seton Hall University.
“As campus operating officer for Berkeley College and a member of the Woodbridge Metro Chamber of Commerce Executive Board for the past three years, I have worked to build strong relationships within our community and serve the educational and professional development needs of local businesses,” DeJesus said.
“It is an honor to continue this work as chairperson, as the chamber strategizes on areas of growth and explores new ways to meet the evolving needs of our members,” DeJesus added.
The executive board was sworn in on Dec. 5, 2023, at the chamber’s holiday luncheon.