Executive Director
Carol Trojan


Carol is a graduate of Our Lady of the Assumption elementary school, Holy Family Academy and Chestnut Hill College. She received her masters in special education from Jersey City State College and an administrative certificate from Seton Hall University. She is a member of several boards: All Saints Advisory Board and Holy Family Academy’s board of directors. She was a member of the Madeline Fiadini LoRe Foundation for Cancer Prevention’s board until accepting the position of Executive Director in January of 2012.

Carol has been actively involved in the community for over 30 years, having served as a board member and past president of the YWCA of Bayonne. She spent over 25 years on the board of the YWCA and Women Rising of Hudson County where she also served as president of the board. In the past, Carol served on the committee for the Bayonne Hospital’s annual ball for many years. She and John co-chaired one of these last events. Carol also served on the Simpson Baber Board for several years. Her professional life has taken her from her teacher of the Blind and Partially Sighted to State Supervisor with the Commission for the Blind to a Special Education Teacher in Bayonne for a total of twenty six years in special education.

Before retiring in July 2010, Carol was an administrator in the Special Services Department for the Bayonne Board of Education for fourteen years, serving as the Director for the past ten of those years. Carol is a member of the Rotary Club of Bayonne since 2000. She has been honored by the Girl Scouts of the Greater Hudson and Essex Counties with the Women of Achievement award in 2000. In 1995 she was inducted into the Equity Hall of Fame by the New Jersey State Department for her work with displaced homemakers and for her role in bringing the Rainbows program to the Bayonne Board of Education.

Carol is a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Church where she serves as a lector. Of all of her professional and personal accomplishments, Carol is most proud of her three children: Mark, Daniel and Erica and her daughter-in-law, Jennifer. She and John are most excited about their relatively new roles as grandparents to Jack and Emily!
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