Board of Directors
Meet the executive team
William Gonzalez is a lifelong resident of Vineland. A 1987 graduate of Vineland High School, joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve immediately upon graduating high school. He was Honorably discharged 1989. In 1990 Bill was hired by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department and attended the Atlantic County Police Academy 50th Session. In 1992 Bill left the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department and accepted an Investigator’s position with the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. Bill was assigned to work many different assignments to include Domestic Violence, Juvenile Crimes, Career Criminals, Insurance Fraud, Fugitives, Human Trafficking, Major Crimes and Homicide Investigations. In 2005 Bill was promoted to Senior Investigator. Bill ended his distinguished Law Enforcement career and retired on February 1, 2011.
During his employment with the Camden County Pros Office, Bill was elected President of the Policemen’s Benevolent Association Local 316 in 1996. He then was elected to PBA State Delegate in 2000. Bill served as President for 15 years and as State Delegate for 11 years. During his tenure as President, Bill was instrumental in negotiating several labor contracts. During his tenure as State Delegate, Bill served as Co Chairman of the Legislative Committee, was a member of the Judiciary Committee and the Prosecutor’s Committee.
In 2010 Bill was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Latin American Economic Development Association Inc. The organization was established through the efforts of the National Puerto Rican Coalition along with local community and business leaders to create economic opportunities for minorities while facilitating the redevelopment of Camden City. LAEDA is a successfully governed and managed minority enterprise. LAEDA's mission is to promote economic development to include the economically disadvantaged, primarily minorities, in the Delaware Valley, primarily the City of Camden, New Jersey. Bill served LAEDA as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors.
In 2012 Bill served as Chief of the Cumberland County Emergency Communications 9-1-1 Center.
Bill currently serves as the Executive Director of the Cumberland County Habitat for Humanity. As a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry that builds with people in need regardless of race or religion, we welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds. Through the work of Habitat, thousands of low-income families have found new hope in the form of affordable housing. Churches, community groups and others have joined together to successfully tackle a significant social problem―decent housing for all. In addition Bill also serves on the board of directors of the Hispanic Leadership Association of New Jersey, Inc.
Larry comes to Cumberland County Habitat for Humanity with over 37 years of experience in the non-profit world. He served as Assistant Director and Director of Harmony Heart Camp in northeastern Pennsylvania for 16 years. The camp was a year round Christian camping ministry serving children from New York City in the summer and both teens and adults the remainder of the year. Larry then served as the Business and Facilities Manager for Cumberland Christian School in Vineland, NJ for 21 years. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Glassboro State College now Rowan University.
A resident of Pitman in Gloucester County, Jeff has an extensive background in Sales, Marketing and Resource Development for both for profit and non-profit organizations. His most recent role was with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Gloucester County as Resource Development Director, after serving as a volunteer Board of Directors member since 2009.
Additionally, Jeff served as the Manager of the West Deptford Regional Motor Vehicle Agency, where he was solely responsible for 46 employees and all daily agency operations.
Jeff and his wife Althea reside in Pitman. Daughter Julia is a Junior Nursing Student at Widener University, daughter Allison is a Business Major at University of Delaware, and son Josh attends Gloucester County Institute of Technology for Automotive Technology.