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Responsibility Award Honoree

Building A Legacy of Community Leaders


2017

Ellen Lambert

President, PSEG Foundation & Chief Diversity Officer, PSEG   

Ellen Lambert is the Chief Diversity Officer at PSEG and President of the PSEG Foundation. She places a strong focus on inclusion and engagement, as well as the internal culture and involvement in external communities. Ellen also holds the position of President of the PSEG Foundation and directs, Corporate Citizenship, Responsibility and Culture. Ellen was appointed to the CDO position in October of 2013 and has held the other PSEG roles since February, 2013. Lambert’s roles include responsibility for the company-wide diversity and inclusion strategy as well as leadership of the Diversity and Inclusion Council, development and implementation of social investment strategies and overseeing employee engagement, corporate contributions, volunteering, sponsorships and employee giving programs. She most recently led the Merck Foundation and its Office of Corporate Giving.

Lambert holds a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Tulane University and a Bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University. She was an adjunct professor at New York University until 2014 and currently teaches and lectures across NY and NJ at universities and non-profit venues, including Rutgers University and the United Nations.

Until 2012, Lambert served as a member of the advisory boards of Every Woman Every Child (UN), and the Global Water Coalition and Women for Water.


2016

BONNIE LAUTENBERG

ARTIST/PHOTOGRAPHER


2015

James cavaluzzi

chairman, Transworld marketing  


2014

Patrick j. McGowan

CEO, MCGOWAN BUILDERS


2013

ROBERT C. GARRETT

President & CEO, Hackensack University Health Network


2012

frank j. vuono

co-founder and partner, 16w marketing


2011

jack terhune

president, 200 club of Bergen county


2010

vince micco

1st Vice President/Director of Sales, Kearny bank