NJCFE Names Junior Achievement of NJ Director Of Education Christy Biedron To Board Of Directors
TRENTON – Director of Education at Junior Achievement (JA) of New Jersey Christy Biedron was named to the New Jersey Coalition for Financial Education’s Board of Directors on July 14, 2022. Director Biedron will fill the unexpired vacancy created by the retirement of former Board Member David Vinokurov of South Jersey Industries.
The NJCFE Board of Directors looks forward to the addition of Director Biedron’s expertise, network, and passion for financial literacy to the organization. Junior Achievement has been a long time reliable and active partner for NJCFE.
“I am honored to be selected to serve on the NJCFE Board of Directors,” said Director of Education at JA of New Jersey Christy Biedron. “The past few years have put into sharp focus just how at-risk many individuals and families are when it comes to financial security, and it is clear that financial health is a critical tool that is necessary to weather any crisis, today and in the future. As a partner to NJCFE, JA of New Jersey is equally committed to empowering students, teachers, and families with the skills and knowledge to manage money effectively. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve on this Board, strengthen our collaborative efforts, and build the economic capability of our state’s people.”
“Director Biedron’s experience and insight in financial literacy is congruent to the ethos that NJCFE is founded upon. She will make an excellent addition to our organization,” said NJCFE Executive Director Michael Drulis. “She is a pioneer and leading voice for financial literacy in New Jersey.”
“The NJCFE Board of Directors was delighted to see Director Biedron apply for this opening. All of our members are very familiar with her and her organization’s great work,” said NJCFE Chair Kimberly Cole. “We look forward to working with her in the coming months.”
NJCFE believes that all citizens of New Jersey must have the financial literacy necessary to make informed financial decisions. The Coalition meets regularly in the Central New Jersey region and consists of over 500 members and representatives of government agencies, schools, businesses, and nonprofit organizations that provide financial education and related services.
NJCFE is an independent affiliate of the national Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.