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Michele Tuck-Ponder, Esq. is associate director of the Office of Career Services at Princeton University. A former mayor of Princeton, NJ she has served as executive director of the Women’s Fund of New Jersey, CEO of the Girl Scouts of Delaware-Raritan, Inc., executive director of the YWCA of Eastern Union County, assistant counsel to Governor Jim Florio, assistant director of the New Jersey Division on Women and New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, director of development and public affairs at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and congressional aide to the late US Representative Louis Stokes and the late US Senator Frank Lautenberg.
Tuck-Ponder also was a community builder fellow with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development in Camden and has served as a lecturer at Princeton and Rutgers Universities. She has served as a trustee of New Jersey After 3, Princeton United Methodist Church, Leadership New Jersey, the Center for Non Profit Corporations and Morven Museum and Gardens. She is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.