Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees supports HoLa's leadership with legal, financial and strategic guidance, and holds our school accountable for results.

Board Members

  • Nicole Cammarota, President |
  • Jon Salinas, Vice President|
  • Mark Galorenzo, Trustee |
  • Brigitte Kirk, Trustee |
  • Cynthia Vazquez, Trustee |
  • Jennifer Whitney, Trustee |

Nicole Cammarota

Nicole Cammarota is a Senior Counsel for the federal government. She received a B.S. in Business, J.D., and M.B.A. with Honors from Indiana University. Nicole has taught at Brooklyn Law School and New York University and is currently a member of Indiana University’s Law School Alumni board. Nicole has two young children at HoLa.

Jonathan Salinas

Jonathan Salinas is an operating executive in the investment management industry.  He graduated from Rutgers College, Phi Beta Kappa, and received his MBA from Columbia Business School where he has served as an adjunct professor since 2011.

Mark Galorenzo

Mark Galorenzo has a BA in Economics from Duke University. Mark is a private real estate investor and developer and previously was an equity options market maker on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor.

Brigitte Kirk

Brigitte Kirk is a CPA, currently serving as Director, Finance at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ.  She received a BA in mathematics and an International Studies Certificate from Connecticut College, Phi Beta Kappa, and a MS in Accounting from the University of Hartford.  Brigitte is a mother of four including two alumni of HoLa and two current HoLa students.

Cynthia Vazquez

Cynthia Vazquez is the Director of the Division of Injury Prevention for The Department of Health and Human Services of Jersey City, where she implements and manages community initiatives related to Domestic Violence, Drugs and Alcohol, Teen Mental Health, and the Homeless. She is also the President of the Jersey City Rotary Club, as well as a partner with The Flow Initiative, which works to eradicate Period Poverty and promote menstrual equity. She currently holds a seat on the Education Committee for the nonprofit organization Save Latin America, and serves as an advisor for the Hugo Morales Scholarship committee under the nonprofit Write On Sports. Cynthia received her B.A. from Rutgers University, and is a Graduate of NJCU’s MA Certified Teacher Education program with a certificate in ESL.

Jennifer Whitney

Jen is the general counsel of an investment management company. She has a BA in Economics-Political Science from Columbia University and a JD from Georgetown University.  She is also the Vice President on the Board of Friends of HoLa.  She loves biking around and exploring Hoboken with her husband and two boys

HoLa Advisory Committee

The HoLa Advisory Committee serves the school by lending their time and professional expertise to help us grow the next generation of global citizens.

  • Jennifer Austin Ph.D, Center for Migration and the Global City, Spanish and Portuguese Studies, Rutgers University
  • Cindy Chin, Associate Provost, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Barbara Martinez, Chief Media Officer, Uncommon Schools
  • Jennifer Baxi, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Carlos Lejnieks, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties (Newark, NJ)
  • David Miranda, Founder of the Hudson County Latino Foundation (“HCLF”) and currently serves as Chief Operating Officer.

Public Notice


In compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act (N.J.S.A.10:4-6et.seq.), notice is hereby given that the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School Board of Trustees has approved the following meetings to be held at the dates and times below. The meetings will be called to order at 7:15 p.m. at 301 Garden Street, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030. Formal action will be taken.

  • Tuesday July 11, 2022 7:15 PM Regular Meeting
  • Monday September 12, 2022 7:15 PM Regular Meeting
  • Tuesday October 11, 2022 7:15 PM Regular Meeting
  • Tuesday November 8, 2022 7:15 PM Regular Meeting
  • Tuesday December 13, 2022 7:15 PM Regular Meeting
  • Tuesday January 10, 2023 7:15 PM Regular Meeting
  • Monday February 13, 2023 7:15 PM Regular Meeting
  • Tuesday March 14, 2023 7:15 PM Regular Meeting/Budget Meeting
  • Tuesday April 18, 2023 7:15 PM Regular Meeting
  • Tuesday May 9, 2023 7:15 PM Regular Meeting
  • Tuesday July 11, 2023 7:15 PM Regular Meeting/Reorganization Meeting

Board Minutes

Board Minutes can be found here

Annual Report

Each year, HoLa is required to submit an Annual Report to the New Jersey Department of Education, indicating progress on academic measures and mission-specific goals. Click below to view our most recent Annual Report.

Annual Report 2022

OPRA Requests

Digna Moreira is custodian of HoLa’s records, in accordance with Public Law 2001, c.404. For further information, please contact the school at

OPRA Request Form

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