The Board of Trustees of Children's Aid and Family Services has announced the appointment of Jerrold B. Binney, Esq. as President and CEO, effective February 9, 2015.
He will assume responsibility for managing all aspects of the agency's operations.
Mr. Binney most recently served as Acting Administrator for the County of Bergen.
Formerly, he was a partner in the Teaneck office of DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick & Cole, LLP. where he specialized in public/private partnerships and governmental affairs.
He has had an extensive career in public service, and has served as a Legislative Aide, NJ General Assembly Assistant Director, Department of Human Services and as Chief of Staff for the County of Bergen.
Mr. Binney has served as a member of Children's Aid and Family Services' Board of Trustees for 12 years, and as Chair of its Government Relations Committee.
He has significant experience in human services and transition management.
Mr. Binney received his B.A. with honors in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University, and his J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law.
also studied at the Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
He has been a resident of New Jersey for over 33 years, and has been active in numerous nonprofits, including serving as a Trustee for the Northern New Jersey Gilda's Club Inc., and as pro bono counsel to the NJ211 Partnership.