MOUNT HOLLY (NJ) – At its recent annual meeting, the Board of Trustees of Oaks Integrated Care elected new officers. David Gaskin was elected as Chair of the Board. Aaron Nelson of Marlton was elected First Vice Chair and Gerard Law of Moorestown was elected Second Vice Chair. Chelsea Carter and Colleen Crandall were both re-elected to serve as Co-Secretary/Treasurer.

Mr. Gaskin serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Seamen’s Society for Children and Families, based in Staten Island, New York. The Seamen’s Society for Children and Families offers family foster care and adoption services, mental and behavioral health care services, a range of preventive and family treatment/rehabilitation and counseling services, domestic violence intervention, child day care services, tutoring and scholarship programs. In addition to his nonprofit experience, David has significant experience in the corporate field. He worked at Vanguard for seventeen years as a Principal in the firm’s Strategy & Finance, Human Resources, and Institutional Asset Management Divisions, and has held positions at American Express, JP Morgan Chase, and Johnson & Johnson. He joined the Oaks Board in March 2009. Mr. Gaskin earned his Bachelor’s degree at Yale University and a Master’s in Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He resides in Moorestown with his family.

“We are delighted to have someone of David’s knowledge, experience and ability take on this important responsibility as Board Chair for Oaks,” said Derry Holland, Oaks CEO.

Mr. Nelson, a partner with Evesham Capital, previously served as the Board’s Second Vice Chair. A Senior Vice President at J & J Snack Foods, Mr. Law is serving his first term as Vice Chair. Ms. Carter of Philadelphia is a partner with the accounting firm of Morgenstern Waxman Ellershaw, LLC, while Ms. Crandall, a Cinnaminson resident, is a partner with Friedman LLP, Accountants and Advisors.

Mr. Gaskin succeeded Joseph Aristone as Board Chair, who announced his resignation from the Oaks Board in late November. For the full listing of the Board of Trustees, visit:

Oaks Integrated Care, established in 1968, is an accredited nonprofit provider of health and social services, offering over 230 unique programs for vulnerable adults, children and families throughout New Jersey. Its programs include group homes, day treatment, outpatient and partial care services, crisis stabilization services, food pantries and special needs supportive housing. For more information, please visit

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