Margaret M. McMenamin Union County College, President
Education: Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy, Temple University; master’s degree in administration, University of Scranton; doctorate in educational leadership, Lehigh University
Job responsibility: Executive
Company description: Community college
Primary professional/community affiliations: Middle States Commission on Higher Education; Union County Crime Stoppers; Union County Performing Arts Center; Elizabeth Development Co.; Trinitas Health System; National Junior College Athletic Association; Union County Economic Development Corp.; Union County Alliance; Union County Workforce Investment Board
Last book: “One Summer: America, 1927,” by Bill Bryson
Who is your most influential role model? My godmother, my Aunt Margaret McMenamin, was an independent, successful working woman during an era when this was an anomaly. She showed me, by her words and her actions, that I had an enormous number of choices for my future and my career.
When is it appropriate to text in business? When the person you are texting prefers that mode of communication.
What would you give New Jersey for its 350th birthday? Free tickets to a Bruce Springsteen concert.
What is your go-to stress buster at work? I go to the cafeteria and eat with our students.
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Margaret M. McMenaminPresident
Union County College