• Joe Mangino
    Joe Mangino

    Joe Mangino is the co-founder of S.T.A.R.T and a lifelong resident of the great state of South Jersey, the good Jersey. He lives in Beach Haven West with his beautiful wife and two awesome daughters. He is a small business owner, wedding officiant, wildlife biologist and also coaches’ softball, field hockey and basketball in town. He’s been active in Sandy relief and recovery since the moment the flood waters receded. He was named the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation’s Humanitarian of the Year in 2013 and also received the Stafford Township Community Steward award. He has been featured in the documentaries Landfall, The Eyes of Sandy and This Time Next Year.

  • Corinne G. Ruff:
    Corinne G. Ruff:

    Grew up in NJ on the sands of LBI and the woods of Stafford Township in Ocean Acres.

    Mother of 2 Amazing Children, Wife to a great guy, Mark Ruff. International Airline Pilot, Airline Ambassador, Author, Community Event Planner, Film Producer.

    Favorite quote:
    “Man’s flight through life is sustained by the power of his knowledge”
    -Chuck Yeager

  • LeAnna Gerety
    LeAnna Gerety

    LeAnna Gerety is the proud owner of LeAnna Theresa Photography and avid
    volunteer. In addition to being a START board member she works with many
    local charities and organizations serving South Jersey and beyond.
    LeAnna grew up in the Long Beach Island area and has rooted both her
    personal and professional life there.