Board President – Bill Simeral
Retired Garden Center owner and Botanist who also volunteers in the Pharmacy at Cape Regional Medical Center. Bill is driven by the sense of urgency from Habitat for Humanity International to build more and build faster, knowing that our area is greatly in need affordable homes.
Vice-President – Pat McCusker
Active in construction and as a Realtor, he also recently started a trucking logistics company. In Pat’s former life he also created, operated and successfully sold a landscaping business and restaurant. He is professionally affiliated with NFIB, National and NJ Association of Realtors, and Middle Township Economic Development Council in addition to being Chair of the Habitat CM Construction Committee.
Secretary – Bruce Loversidge
Claiming himself as “actively retired”, Bruce put in 33 years of public service as a Municipal Finance Officer for the town of Red Bank. He stays busy with Habitat as well as the Avalon Lions and was awarded their prestigious Melvin Jones Award.
Treasurer – Dave Hammond
Retired retail management and non-profit Executive Director who also happens to be a turnaround specialist. Dave has an ABS in Economics and instructed Finance courses at His efforts at Habitat Cape May focus on administrative aspects although he has been an active build volunteer since.
Member – Sue White
Currently working toward retirement as an Insurance Advisor, Sue splits herself between many philanthropic duties. In addition to chairing the Fundraising Committee of Habitat CM, she is active with Avalon Lions and Our Lady of the Angels Church committees.
Member – Paul Greer
Former Engineer and President of an 800 person engineering and construction company, Paul now spends time working in retirement at the Cape May Brewery. He participates in other community action organizations in the area and hopes to see Habitat Cape May soon building four houses a year.
Member – John Marcelliano
As a retired MA, SPHR, Senior Human Resources Executive for large insurance and financial firms, John is focusing his efforts at Habitat on strengthening the affiliate’s talent management components. He also volunteers in the ReStore several times a week lending his electrical repair skills.
Member – Dave Adams
Founder of Dave Adams Roofing and completing more than 12,700 roofs since 1988, he is well qualified to impart wisdom and expertise to our construction efforts. His company is one of only 220 nationwide to hold the honor of Platinum Installer for Owens-Corning, among other high level certifications. Dave wants to give back to the community by connecting the building industry to our efforts.
Member – Karen Lynn-Thompson
In the healthcare field for over 40 years, Karen served as a CNA, CHHA and is currently an advocate for the elderly through the Long Term Care Ombudsman for the State of NJ. Her greatest accomplishment is being a Habitat homeowner who owns her home free and clear. As the current Chair of the Family Support Committee, she is able to provide firsthand knowledge to other partner homeowners. A lifetime Christian, Karen is proud of raising five boys and helping to raise 10 grandchildren. Through People of Purpose, Karen was able to share her life experiences with others to help them further grow and succeed.
Member – Elizabeth Terenik
Elizabeth Terenik is currently principal of Terenik Land Use Planning, a consulting practice that assists local governments and the private development community on a variety of initiatives. Based on over 20 years of local government experience and active participation in the local chambers of commerce, Ms. Terenik views economic development as the foundation of a strong community. Her proactive approach to expedite the development process by bringing resources and information to the business community will be greatly appreciated as a Habitat for Humanity Board member.
Member – Quanette McNeal-Vasser
As a realtor, Quanette understands the importance of homeownership and will use this platform to educate and assist residents of Cape May County to make their dreams of homeownership a reality. However, her service to the community does not end there. Quanette is also a certified social worker who is currently employed by Crest Haven and the owner of a successful salon that is heading into its 17th year of business. She was able to accomplish a lifetime of achievements while raising her own children and graciously fostering several others. It is clear that her greatest pleasures are “giving, helping, and making people feel good.”