Board of Directors
Ileana Griffiths, President & Corporate Secretary
Ileana Griffiths is a certified Project Manager with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ, where she manages medical cost reduction initiatives. Prior to her role as a project manager, she was a human resources professional with over 14 years of experience in compensation, benefits, recruiting and training. After completing her Masters in Management from Johns Hopkins University, she worked for a petrochemical and pharmaceutical corporation. Ms. Griffiths is also a certified fitness and yoga instructor and is the president of her own wellness company called Your Being. She serves as the GAN Health & Fitness Adviser and was featured in the October 2003 Heart & Soul in a health and fitness article.
Mary Ann Jackson, Chief Financial Officer
Mary Ann Jackson is employed as a Senior Financial Analyst with Prudential Financial, an insurance company in Livingston, NJ. She received a B.S. in Marketing from Bentley College in Waltham, M.A. and a MBA from The University of Phoenix. In addition, she holds Health and Life Insurance Producers licenses in New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Virginia, Georgia, Maryland and Washington, DC.
Tangiah Royster, Vice President Community Outreach and Scholarships
Tangiah Royster is a lawyer and graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and Spelman College for her undergraduate degree, where she was a Bill Gates Millennium Scholar. She was a 2012 - 2013 U.S. Fulbright Fellow in New Delhi, India, where she served as a researcher and teacher. Tangiah was a GAN Scholar 2006 Smith College SSEP Scholarship and GAN Scholar 2007 Mount Holyoke Summer Math Scholarship. She is currently employed as a legal fellow at Lawyers Without Borders in Washington D.C. where she works on international human rights issues, the global rule of law and capacity building, and wildlife crime.