Board of Directors

 
 
 

Board of Directors

Asad Rizvi

Asad Rizvi is an Attorney associated with the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP in Morristown, New Jersey where he focuses his practice on Labor and Employment Law. Mr. Rizvi regularly represents businesses and non-profit institutions on matters including, but not limited to, leave of absence, workplace accommodation, complaints of harassment and discrimination, employee discipline, as well as wage and hour compliance. Mr. Rizvi previously served as a Law Clerk to a United States Magistrate Judge in New York and, prior to that, served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel with the New York City Law Department. At the Law Department, Mr. Rizvi routinely represented the Department of Education on various labor and employment and education law matters including teacher performance, discipline, and tenure. Mr. Rizvi received his Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University.

Honors & Awards

  • Included in a list of New Jersey “Super Lawyers Rising Stars” in Labor & Employment (2017-2018)
  • New York State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section Diversity Fellowship (2012-2013)
  • John’s University School of Law Bronze Pro Bono Service Award (2010)
  • Charles H. Revson Law Student Public Interest Fellowship (2008)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society

Gina Molinari-Schiano

Gina Molinari-Schiano has been working in the field of education for the past 25 years, and it is during this time that she cultivated her love and passion for Writing.

Gina is also a consultant for a non-profit organization, Children’s Literacy Initiative, working with schools in Newark, Orange, Plainfield, and Jersey City, NJ, facilitating research-based professional development in the areas of Literacy Instruction including: Writing/Reading Workshop, Guided Reading, Literacy Environment, and Classroom Culture. Gina also serves as a Team Lead and mentor to new and veteran Professional Developers.

For more than 5 years, Gina, had been working directly with the staff and students of Cedar Hill Prep School on developing the Writing Process and working in a Workshop format to publish original texts including Fictional Stories, Informational Books, Poetry, and Personal Narratives. Publishing original writing pieces with the students at Cedar Hill Prep was a rewarding experience.

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
– Anthony J. D’Angelo


Dr. Janell N. Catlin

Dr. Janell N. Catlin leads STEM and Girls’ Education Initiatives throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia, and Southeast Asia.  In this capacity, she leads the vision, design, and implementation for teacher and school leader professional development and leverages partnerships to deepen the impact of STEM and Girls’ Education teaching and learning.  She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Science Education at Teachers College, Columbia University (New York City). Dr. Catlin’s professional background is multi-faceted as an experienced high profile project manager, teacher educator, educational researcher, and former research scientist. She has led international STEM consultancies with USAID (United States Agency for International Development) for a funded project in Indonesia. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in Science Education, Masters in Pharmacology from Columbia University, and her Bachelors in Biology from Bennett College (Greensboro, North Carolina). Dr. Catlin is extremely passionate about improving global P-20 STEM education and Girls’ Education (equity and human rights). She has been awarded a scholarship by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) and her alma mater, Bennett College.


Dr. Kamal Khan

Dr. Kamal Khan is the Director of the Office for Diversity and Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS)—an academic support unit within the Division of Life Sciences at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey on the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus—as well as an Associate Professor for the Department of Africana Studies and the Division of Life Sciences at Rutgers University. For over 30 years, Dr. Khan has dedicated his professional career to undergraduate instruction and academic development in efforts to increase and retain the number of underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students at Rutgers who pursue majors and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.


Ryan T. Jones

Ryan joined Rue Insurance in January of 2014 and is licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and New York. His previous eight years of sales experience focused on consulting with organizations to provide comprehensive and diverse solutions. Ryan’s determination and integrity drive his personable and attentive approach in successfully partnering with clients. Ryan provides strategic insights based on a risk-reduction platform that proactively works to lower clients’ total cost of risk, increase profitability, and maintain a strong working relationship. Ryan’s educational credentials include a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Jay S. Sidhu School of Business & Leadership at Wilkes University. Ryan resides in Levittown, PA with his wife and three children.