Senior Leadership Team

Mark DeBiasse, D. Litt. - Director of Programs - 908-362-6765 ext. 4 •
Mark joined PBC is 2019 after spending the majority of his career as an educator. From 2012 - 2019 he served as the Humanities Supervisor for the Madison Public School District.  During much of that time, he also served as an adjunct professor at Drew University and Fairleigh Dickinson University. From 2004-2012 he served as the History Department Chair and Service Learning Coordinator at Madison High School. Prior to that, he spent 12 years as a Social Studies Teacher at Columbia High School in Maplewood, NJ.   He holds a BA in Psychology and International Relations from Bucknell University and a MA in U.S. National Security Policy/International Politics from The George Washington University.  In 2014 he received a Doctor of Letters from Drew University with a concentration in American Politics and Culture. Throughout his career, he received a number of honors and awards ranging from a Geraldine R. Dodge Teaching Fellowship to a “Save Our History” Grant and Award from The History Channel.  He also holds a range of educational certifications including principal and supervisor of instruction.

Pam Gregory - President & CEO - 609-921-0252
Pam joined PBC in 2013 after spending two years at Cirque du Soleil as Director of Global Citizenship US overseeing corporate giving, employee engagement, public affairs, and the company’s Cirque du Monde programs for at-risk youth.  She spent more than 20 years working with at-risk youth though progressively responsible roles at Inwood House, Children For Children, and Girls Quest where she focused on strategic planning, board development, program development & evaluation, and all aspects of fundraising, marketing, and public affairs.  Pam has a wealth of experience in social-emotional learning and experiential education, having served as both the Program Director and Executive Director of Trail Blazers, one of the oldest continually operating summer programs for at-risk youth in the U.S.  She holds a BA from the University of New Orleans and a MA in Environmental Education from Goddard College.  She also completed the Executive Level Program at Columbia Business School’s Institute for Non Profit Management. In 2017, she joined the New Jersey Institute of Technology Martin Tuchman School of Management Advisory Board. In 2019, she was elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Camp Association NY/NJ.

Meredith Murray - Director of Development & Communications - 609-216-7025 •
Meredith joined PBC in 2015 with more than twenty years of broad development experience.  Most recently, she spent eight years with Peddie School, where she served as Director of Parent Relations and Stewardship and taught Community Life to 9th and 10th grade students.  Prior to her work at Peddie, Meredith worked as a development consultant and in roles in major and annual giving for The College of New Jersey, The Lawrenceville School, and Princeton University.  Meredith holds a BA in Mass Communications and Political Science from Lycoming College and a MA in Counseling and Personnel Services from The College of New Jersey.

Nicole Nilsson - Director of Finance & Administration - 609-921-0578
Nicole joined PBC in 2018 with more than ten years of progressive experience in financial management and accounting. Most recently, she spent over five years at the Princeton Theological Seminary, a non-profit and independent graduate school in Princeton, NJ. Nicole served as the Assistant Controller after being promoted from the positions of Senior Accountant and Payroll Manager. Prior to her work in Princeton, she was a Staff Accountant for Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spas in Phoenix, Arizona. Nicole is a seasoned accountant and is currently studying to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). A graduate of Arizona State University, Nicole holds a BS in Accounting.

Jody Zengulis - Director of Facilities - 908-362-6765 ext. 5 •
Jody joined PBC in 1997 as a Maintenance Assistant.  He was promoted to Facilities Supervisor in 2000 and Director of Facilities in 2013.   He and his team oversee and maintain all Blairstown facilities, grounds, equipment, and vehicles.  Jody has a wealth of skills and advanced training in emergency action plans, dam safety & maintenance, lake management, OSHA compliance, hazardous communication, asbestos, lead & mold management, ladder safety & fall protection, respirator protection, and electrical safety.   He is also certified and licensed as a pesticide operator. Prior to PBC, Jody was an iron worker for West Jersey Industry and Garcon Enterprises and a maintenance repair person and grounds person for the Hunterdon Developmental Center. He holds a Facilities Management Certificate where he focused on budget management, project management, contractor & vendor management, system analysis, cost saving strategies, energy bench-marking, and sustainable integration.