Board of Trustees

Julie Aberger

Julie Aberger is a 39-year resident of Pennington and a New Jersey native. She is the mother of three adult children, all educated in the fine Hopewell Township school system. Her husband Peter, who died in 2011, was a professor of Foreign Languages at Rider University for 35 years. Julie edited a volunteer EMS magazine for 20 years, entitled The Gold Cross, the official publication of the NJ State First Aid Council. She has been a volunteer member of the Pennington First Aid Squad for 30 years and annually teaches EMT training classes. She is also an active member, taking 911 calls on the ambulance. Julie was also a practicing paramedic for eight years. A long-time member of the Pennington United Methodist Church, Julie wrote a cemetery reenactment for one of its big anniversaries. That production was reproduced October 2017 by Julie together with the church, the Pennington Public Library, and the Hopewell Valley Historical Society.

Joseph J. Bielamowicz, Jr.

Joseph J. Bielamowicz, Jr. is a CPA and retired Internal Audit Director for Princeton University. He and his family have resided in Pennington since 1976. Joe is in his second five-year term on the Library Board.

Hilary Burke

Hilary Burke has called Pennington home since 1994. She enjoys living in town with its convenient access to hiking and biking trails and public libraries. Hilary joined the board in 2019, and is currently serving as Secretary. Previously, she served as President and board member of the Hopewell Valley Historical Society.

Maureen Hassett

Maureen Hassett has been a resident of Pennington for 25 years.  With her husband John, Maureen raised two boys in the Hopewell Valley. Recently retired, she had a long career in economic development and affordable housing finance for the Borough of Princeton and State of New Jersey.  She has also served on the Planning Board for the Borough.

Meredith Moore

Meredith Moore, and her husband Steve Rabbe, moved to Pennington in 2004 from Minneapolis. She is a Communications and Marketing executive in the energy and environment sector and also serves on the Boards of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, Bunbury Fund of the Princeton Area Community Foundation, and the Philander Chase Conservancy. A strong supporter of local businesses, Meredith appreciates the Hopewell Valley’s natural beauty, history and the neighborliness of its residents.

Kathryn Rosko

Kathryn Rosko has lived in Pennington since 2004. She has worked in publishing, the arts, and education, and is currently associate director of marketing and communications for the Rutgers Global unit of Rutgers University. Kathryn joined the board in 2018, and is currently serving as President.

Rose Yacovone

Rose Yacovone has lived in Pennington since 1988. Retired from a career in marketing communications, she frequently can be seen walking her dog throughout Pennington or at the Library looking for the next great read.