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Paul Owens - President

Dr. Paul Owens, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Newton, NJ, and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He is a resident of Ocean Grove and actively volunteers at hospitals, at health organizations, and at FOBH. He graduated from Georgetown U, School of Medicine medical school in 1983. Also a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and the College of Holy Cross. Is served as Chief Medical Officer at the Newton Medical Center. Paul joined the board in November 2021 and took over the board leadership as of January 2024.

Executive Board of Trustees

Richard Allen - Vice President

A highly regarded leader in education, Rich has been principal of several New Jersey High Schools and has started several education-related businesses. He is currently an adjunct professor at Monmouth University. Rich served as FOBH Vice President from 2017 to 2019, and is returning to the role in 2022 where his experience in leadership and creative organizational talents will be integral to the organization's growth.

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Jeanette Yannazzone - Secretary

Jeanette is a special education teacher and a lifelong resident of Belmar and is the second youngest of seven children of well-known Dr. and Mrs. Smyth. During her childhood, she experienced all aspects of living at the Jersey Shore such as learning swimming and lifesaving skills from Harold Rowland at the Empress Motel in Asbury Park. She is a graduate of St. Rose elementary and high school. She attended Georgian Court College where she received a B.S. in Business Administration and Accounting.  After college Jeanette worked on Main Street in Belmar for several years at the National Westminster Bank. She later became Assistant Manager of the bank when she relocated to the Little Silver office, and then became the manager of the PNC Bank.  After the birth of her first son Anthony, Jeanette returned to school to become a Special Education Teacher. She has worked in Early Intervention for many years and has been teaching in the Neptune Township school system since 2002. Jeanette was instrumental in starting the Multiple Handicapped Program in both middle school and high school. Jeanette has a love for recreational boating and kayaking. She has been the faculty advisor for the high school Sailing and Kayaking club since 2014 and has a real appreciation for water safety. She has combined this interest with her special education skills and has opened new doors in the club for students who were blind, paraplegics as well as those who are cognitively delayed. Jeanette has also been active in marine science education taking students for overnight workshops at the Sedge Island National Resource Education Center in the Barnegat Bay. She has introduced many students, including special needs children, to the natural and cultural history of the bay. Jeanette has been a very active citizen in the area for many years and joined the FOBH Board of Trustees in 2018 and became board secretary in January 2024.

Marian Zuchowski - Treasurer

A retired paralegal and member of a Senior US Olympic volleyball team, Marian Zuchowski is a life-long resident of New Jersey.    Marian’s love of the water began on her brother’s sailboat, with the family enjoying sailing in the Caribbean.  Her involvement with FOBH began when she enrolled her great-grandson in the junior sailing program when he was 8 years old. During those summers, Marian volunteered at FOBH picnics and other events. More recently, her two granddaughters attended the FOBH's sailing program. Marian is an active competitor in volleyball with the National Senior Games Association and has participated in national competitions all over the US and in the world senior games in Utah. In addition, she enjoys skiing, golf, and pickleball.  A summer resident of Lake Como, NJ since 1999, she became a year-round resident in 2005.

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