Rutgers elects 2022-2023 trustee officers

Dawn Furnas//July 20, 2022//

Rutgers elects 2022-2023 trustee officers

Dawn Furnas//July 20, 2022//

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Rutgers board of trustees 2022-2023
Clockwise from top left: Nimesh Jhaveri, Alan Crosta Jr., Tilak Lal and Amy Mansue have been elected to the Rutgers board of trustees for 2022-2023.

The Rutgers University board of trustees elected officers for 2022-2023, the university announced July 19. Meet the new leaders, whose terms were effective July 1: 

Nimesh Jhaveri
McKesson Corp., president of community pharmacy and health 

Jhaveri has been elected to a one-year term as chair of the trustees. A graduate of the Rutgers Ernest J. Mario School of Pharmacy and Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Jhaveri previously served as co-vice chair. 

Jhaveri has served on Rutgers’ audit committee, the trustees executive committee and the Rutgers board of governors’ Committee on Health Affairs for the past eight years. 

Jhaveri is also a board member for Northwest Community Healthcare, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation, Illuminate.health, Pharmacy Times editorial advisory board and Imerman Angels executive board of directors. He served on Rutgers’ presidential search committee that ultimately placed Jonathan Holloway in the position. 

Alan Crosta Jr.
Morristown Medical Center, retired chair of anesthesiology  

Crosta will serve a second term as co-vice chair. A Randolph resident, Rutgers graduate and alumnus of the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, his second term as an alumnus trustee runs through 2025.  

Crosta has served on the board of governors’ committees on audit, finance and facilities, academic and student affairs, health affairs and intercollegiate athletics. He has served on the trustees’ executive and philanthropy committees, and he has chaired the trustees’ nominating committee and task force on assessment. He is a director emeritus of the Rutgers University Foundation and was named a Loyal Son of Rutgers.  

Amy Mansue
Inspira Health, CEO and president 

Mansue, who was named to the NJBIZ 2022 Health Care Power 50, will serve as co-vice chair of the trustees. A Mullica Hill resident and charter trustee through 2025, Mansue earned a degree in social welfare and a master’s degree in social work in management and planning from the University of Alabama. 

Mansue previously served as executive vice president and chief experience officer at RWJBarnabas Health, as deputy commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Human Services, and as deputy chief of staff to former Gov. Jim Florio. She serves on the boards of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and the New Jersey Hospital Association. 

Tilak Lal
Lighthouse Partners, head of investment risk management 

The immediate past chair of the trustees, Lal will serve on the board of governors as a trustee governor through June 30, 2028. A graduate of the Rutgers University School of Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Columbia Business School, Lal will serve as an alumnus trustee through 2023. Lal had served on the governing boards’ Joint Committee on Investments for 10 years, as committee chair for eight years and as a vice chair of the trustees.