IAABO BOARD 33 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Immediate Past President
Executive Committee (At Large Members)
Non-Voting Presidential Appointees
President - Robert Sanzo (Clark)
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Vice President - Anthony Falco (Secaucus)
Tony has been an active member of IAABO Board 33 since 1986. He was chairman of the Fees Committee. He is a retired high school special education teacher and education association president. Tony coached high school baseball for 23 years and is in the state, county, and Secaucus Coaches' Hall of Fame. He has worked diligently to raise fees keeping in mind the state budget cuts in education.
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Executive Secretary / Treasurer– Walter Rusak (Bridgewater)
Walter has been a member of IAABO since 1973. He started on the executive board in 1992 as Attendance Chairperson, and has served as Chairperson of the Cadet Examination committee for seven years. Other committees he has served on include the Awards, Constitution, and Audit and Budget committees. He was honored to receive the Dominic Cuccinello Award for Distinguished Service in 2001. Walter was the President of Board #33 in 2006 and 2007. In 2009, he was elected to serve as the Executive Secretary & Treasurer of the board. In addition to his work with the board, he officiates high school volleyball and serves as the assignor for volleyball officials for the Skylands conference. He retired from school administration after 38 years of service. He also served as a director of the Pulaski Savings Bank. Walter currently resides in Bridgewater, NJ with his wife Christine, and is the proud father of 3 grown children.Back to Top
Official Interpreter Felix A. Addeo - (Secaucus)
Felix has been a member of IAABO since 1973 and has been on the Executive Committee continuously since 1981. He served concurrently as President of Board #33 and the NJ State Board #1 in 1993-94. Prior to that, he was Secretary/Treasurer from 1985 – 1992 and also served on the Attendance, Constitution and Audit and Budget committees. Felix has been the recipient of the Dominic Cuccinello Distinguished Service Award, the Frank C. Corrigan Memorial Award and the NJSIAA Basketball Official of the year award.
On the international level, Felix served on the Executive Committee for 14 years, was elected President of IAABO in 2008-09 and was awarded Life Membership in IAABO at the conclusion of his term. By profession, Felix is a Certified Public Accountant and a Partner in his firm. He resides in Secaucus with his wife Caroline and has three sons all of whom have graduated from Georgetown University.Back to Top
Membership Secretary – Brian Lauducci (Branchburg)
Brian has been a member of Board 33 since 1993. He currently serves as Membership Secretary where he is responsible for maintaining the membership roster. Prior to this, Brian served as the Somerset County mentor representative. He also served on the Mechanics and Techniques committee and the interpretation committee. Brian is employed as a Director of Information Technology for a small company in Somerville and has helped a great deal with the Board 33 website. This includes development of the online payment system that allows for credit card payment of dues.He officiates high school and college basketball and is affiliated with the NJAC, CBOA, ECAC, CSAC and other collegiate organizations. Brian lives in Branchburg, Somerset County with his wife and 2 boys.Back to Top
Recording Secretary – Susan Burek (Fair Lawn)
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Immediate Past President - Jim Stoeckel, Sr. (Bloomfield)
Jim has been a member of IAABO since 1983. He has served on the Attendance, Mechanics and Techniques, and Mentor Committees. He has officiated Volleyball and Softball and is currently the Basketball Assignor for the SEC as well as the NJAC Conference. He is the Softball Assignor for the SEC and the Big North. He is also the co-chairman for the Girls County Tournament for Basketball and Softball. He is presently The Boys and Girls Assignor for the Essex County Basketball Tournament. He is a Past Dominic Cuccinello Award Recipient. Jim is retired.Back to Top
Counsel – Alan Goldberger (Clifton)
Alan has served as counsel to Board 33's Executive Committee since 1977, and has been an IAABO member since 1969. He has served as Chair of the Constitution Committee of IAABO and is a member of the Board Relations and Policy Committee. Alan has officiated basketball in the Northeast Conference, as well as college baseball and high school football. He is currently Parliamentarian and General Counsel to IAABO and has served as legal counsel to many officials’ organizations. Alan is the author of Sports Officiating: A Legal Guide and has conducted workshops throughout the country for officials on behalf of IAABO and other groups involved with officiating. He was the recipient of the 2001 Professional Service Award of the School and Community Safety of America and the Presidential Award of the National Association for Girls and Women in Sports. He is the Chair of the NAGWS Committee on Legal Issues.Back to Top
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (AT-LARGE)
Attendance – John Forestieri (Haskell)
John has been a member of Board 33 since 1999. He has served on the Banquet, Interpretation, and Ethics Committees, as well as currently serving on the Cadet/Examination and Welfare Committees. He has also served as a Mentor over the years for new officials. He has been a youth basketball assignor for many years and has provided opportunities for officials to learn and practice their craft. Additionally, he has been involved in youth baseball, football and basketball as a coach and organizer of these programs. John is very active with the Dan Finn Classic by organizing security for this event with the help of many Board 33 members who volunteer. John has received awards for his civic involvement and in his career as a sworn law-enforcement officer from which he recently retired as a Detective after 25 plus years of service. He has officiated softball and baseball and is currently a volleyball official. He's entering his sixth season as a Coach in the Manchester Regional High School boy’s basketball program.
Audit and Budget – C. Daniel Stubbs, Jr. (Newark)
Dan has been a member of IAABO since 1987. He is the current Audit and Budget Committee Chairman. He is a certified public accountant and works as the Director of the Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting program of the Rutgers Business School. Dan is an educator and teaches undergraduate and graduate accounting at the Newark campus of Rutgers University and the Brooklyn campus of Long Island University.
Awards – Dennis Murray (Little Falls)
Dennis has been a member of IAABO since 1983. He has served on the Awards, Interpretation, Mechanics & Techniques and Welfare Committees. He is active in many athletic, civic and human service organizations in his home community of Little Falls, NJ and elsewhere, having served on the Executive Boards of the Department For Persons With Disabilities (Diocese of Paterson), DePaul Catholic High School, Little Falls Football Parents Association and the Little Falls Athletic Club. He has coached a variety of youth sports. Dennis was with The Prudential Insurance Company of America for over 36 years and retired January 2012 as Vice President and Account Executive in Prudential’s Group Insurance Department.
Banquet – Mary Ann Conboy (Elmwood Park)
Mary Ann has been a member of IAABO since 2000. She has served on the Welfare, Public Relations and Mechanics and Techniques Committees and continues to work with the mentor program. She is chairperson of the Banquet Committee and was instrumental in starting Board 33 “Blow the Whistle on Cancer” program. She also officiates Volleyball. She is married and has two sons Timothy and Brian.
Cadet / Examination – Dick Hecker (Demarest)
Dick has been a member of IAABO since 1991. He has served on several committees including Public Relations, Interpretation and the Mechanics and Techniques Committee. Dick is currently the chairman of the Cadet Program. Dick officiates at the high school and college levels. He is employed with Colliers International Commercial Real Estate and serves as a Managing Director. Dick lives in Bergen County with his wife and twin daughters.
Constitution – Mike Kaelber (Woodbridge)
Mike has been a member of IAABO since 1981. He has served on the Audit and Budget, Awards, Cadet Examination, Ethics, Mechanics and Techniques and presently the Constitution and Policy committees. He has also served as a mentor for new officials. Mike has been a teacher and high school soccer and softball coach in the Woodbridge Township public schools and is active in youth sports in the Woodbridge community.. He is currently employed by the New Jersey School Boards Association as Senior Director of Legal and Policy Services. He resides in Woodbridge with his wife Pat, daughter Kelli and son Brian.
County Relations – Robert Riker (Little Falls)
Bob has been a member of IAABO since 2002. He is presently our web-site coordinator and has served on the Welfare, Public Relations, and Mechanics and Techniques Committees. He has served as a mentor for new officials and also officiates volleyball and softball. He is on the Board of Trustees for The Dan Finn Classic. Bob is a retired Detective Captain of Police.
Ethics – Robert LaSalle (North Haledon)
Bob has been a member of Board 33 since 2005. He has served on the Ethics and Welfare Committees. He officiates basketball at the college and high school level and also officiates high school softball. He is a practicing attorney and statewide arbitrator for 34 years. He is a former Municipal Prosecutor, PBA attorney, Athletic Director and an honorary silver life member of New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association. He resides in North Haledon with his wife Carol. His children attend Penn State University and the University of Delaware.
Fees / Assignors – Dennis Allocco (Summit)
Dennis has been a member of IAABO Board 33 since 1985 after starting his IAABO experience with Board 168. Dennis started his officiating career after coaching boy's basketball for 6 years at Morris Catholic HS in Denville, NJ. Dennis has worked for the United States Postal Service for the past 33 years and is currently the Postmaster of Elizabeth, NJ after holding the same position in Bernardsville, East Hanover, Summit, and Morristown. Dennis has held numerous civic positions in his hometown of Summit as the past president of the Summit PAL and co-chair (with his wife Cathy) of First Night Summit along with being a long time member of the Summit Rotary club. Dennis officiates in the NJAC (Div. 3), CACC (D-2), as well as the Northeast Conference, Ivy/Patriot Leagues, Colonial Athletic Association, and the Atlantic-10 division 1 leagues. Dennis and his wife Cathy reside in Summit and are the proud parents of two University of Massachusetts graduates Katelyn and Danielle.
Mechanics and Techniques – Gary Sluck (Verona)Gary has been a member of IAABO since 2002. He has served on the Mechanics and Techniques and Welfare committees and continues to work with the mentor program. He has been employed by the same financial planning firm for approximately 19 years.He lives in Verona with his wife, MaryBeth, and his two boys, Michael and Christopher.
Mentor – Leslie Porschen (Clifton)
Leslie has been a member of IAABO since 2001. She has served on the Welfare Committee and has been a mentor for new officials. She has worked several county finals and the TOC final in 2011. Currently a college official affiliated with NE, Ivy, Patriot, NE-10, CACC, NJAC, MAAC and JUCO. She is inducted in Cliffside Park High School and Fairleigh Dickinson University- Metro Campus Hall of Fames. She is a member of the Cliffside Park Hall of Fame Committee. She was an academic All-American her senior year. Leslie is President/Owner of Porite Clinical Laboratory a family business since 1948.
Policy – Nick Brown (Hackensack)
Public Relations – Robert Solomon (North Plainfield)
Robert has been a member of IAABO since 1997 He referees NCAA Division II and Division III Women’s College Basketball and has officiated the Division III Championship and Division II Playoffs. He is affiliated with the GSBO, ECAC, CUNY and CACC conferences. Bob works for Frito-Lay Inc., Division of Pepsi Co for over 10 years.
Special Projects – Bruce Davis (Scotch Plains)
Bruce has been a member of IAABO since 1995. He is presently chairman of the Special Projects Committee, which will co-ordinate this year’s Special Olympics which Bruce has been involved with since the 1996-97 season. He is a former girl’s varsity basketball head coach at Scotch Plains Fanwood HS. He resides in Scotch Plains with his wife Anne. Their daughter is a Dartmouth graduate, MA at John Jay, PhD candidate John Jay College.
Welfare – Pat Pasculli - Co-Chairman (Little Falls)
Pat has been a member of IAABO since 2005. He currently serves as Co-Chairman of Welfare, and has been a member of the Attendance, Ethics, Golf and Mentor Committees as well as being former Co-Chairman of the County Relations Committee. He is on the Board of Trustees for The Dan Finn Classic. Pat also officiates High School Baseball, Softball, Soccer and Youth Football. He is retired after 36 years of service as a Retail Sales Associate with the USPS. He is married and proud father of Kristyn, Kari, Nicholas and stepson Ruochen.
Welfare – James Cook - Co-Chairman (South Plainfield)
James has been a member of IAABO since 1985. He is a member and past president of the North Jersey Football Officials Association. He is also a member, cadet supervisor and state executive board member of the NJ Track and Field Association. He is presently the track assignor for the SEC. James is retired after spending 34 years as a teacher at South Side / Shabazz HS in Newark, where he is also a member of the school's Hall of Fame.
Web Site Coordinator – Robert Riker (Little Falls)
Bob has been a member of IAABO since 2002. He presently serves as chairman of the County Relation Committee and has served on the Welfare, Public Relations, and Mechanics and Techniques Committees. He has been a mentor for new officials and also officiates volleyball and softball. He is on the Board of Trustees for The Dan Finn Classic. Bob is a retired Detective Captain of Police.
NON-VOTING PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTEES
Rebound Editor – Ken Hand (Perth Amboy)
Ken has been an IAABO member since 1975 and was President of Board 33 in 2001-02. He has served as Attendance Committee Chairman and the Cadet/Examination Committee Chairman. Ken has received the Dominic Cuccinello Award for Distinguished Service in 2000 and the Frank C. Corrigan Award for Distinguished Service to basketball in 2005. He has been on the Executive Board since 1988. Ken coached baseball at Perth Amboy High School for 20 years and is a high school football official in addition he was the official scorer for the New Jersey Cardinals baseball team for 12 years and has scored for the Lakewood BlueClaws. Ken is a retired education administrator.
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IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE