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The Joseph Fund Announces New Board Members

The Joseph Fund Board Member Edward F. Borden, Jr.
The Joseph Fund Board Member Edward F. Borden, Jr.
The Joseph Fund, a Camden-based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Ministries of St. Joseph’s Pro-Cathedral, recently announced the addition of Susan Barrett of Haddon Township and Edward F. Borden, Jr. of Haddonfield to its Board of Trustees.

As board members, Barrett and Borden will help to guide the work of The Joseph Fund, the central fundraising entity for all six Ministries of St. Joseph’s Pro-Cathedral, that are engaged in housing and community development, education and youth programs,  transitional housing for homeless citizens, and much more for the Camden community.

“We’ve been extremely fortunate to be able to attract some of the region’s best and brightest to serve on our board. We welcome Susan and Ed to our board, as I know their business savvy and passionate leadership will help us as we continue our work to serve the people of Camden.” said Mark Hodges, executive director of The Joseph Fund.

Barrett serves as board chairman of Cornerstone Bank. Her extensive career in the financial industry includes more than 23 years as a partner at Dearden, Maguire, Weaver & Barrett, LLC before retiring as president of the firm in 2007.  She has remained involved in the financial industry as an independent advisor and consultant for area individuals and nonprofit organizations. Barrett is a member of the Board of Trustees at LaSalle University, where she chairs the investment committee and sits on the finance committee. She earned a degree in finance from LaSalle University.

Borden is a shareholder at Earp Cohn P.C., Attorneys at Law. He’s an experienced trial lawyer representing businesses and individuals in white-collar criminal defense, employment litigation and other matters. His history of public service includes serving as Camden County Prosecutor, on the Board of Directors of the National District Attorneys Association and as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Borden has also served on various charitable and civic boards, including DARE-NJ, the American Red Cross and as one of three members of Haddonfield’s Board of Commissioners.  He previously served as a member of Haddonfield’s Board of Education and was chosen by the Bishop of the Diocese of Camden to chair its Commission for the Protection of Children. Borden earned his J.D. degree from Villanova University Law School and a bachelor of art degree from the University of Vermont.

For more information about The Joseph Fund, visit www.josephfundcamden.org or call 856-576-7012.


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