Board of Trustees

NJLPIA Officers

  • President Anthony Nigro
    CJ Investigations, LLC
    PO Box 303, Roseland, NJ 07068
  • Executive Vice President Robert Serafin
    Serafin Investigations, Inc
    P.O.Box 185, Avon By The Sea, NJ 07717
  • Vice President James Nanos
    Apple Investigations
    3301 Rt 9 South, Suite 300, Rio Grande, NJ 08242
  • Secretary Steven Vardakis
    Professional Investigation and Consultation Services of NJ, LLP
    103 Carnegie Center - Suite 300, Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Treasurer Michael Auletta
    Anchor Investigations
    19 Spring Street, Freehold, N.J. 07728
    800-545-0871 ext  102
  • Grievance/Communications / Trustee Lisa Reed
    LSR Investigations
    PO Box 264, Flemington, NJ 08822
  • Sergeant at Arms / Trustee Jennifer Sirois
    Sirois Investigative Agency
    603 Mattison Ave., Suite 303, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

NJLPIA Committee Chairs

  • Communications/ListServ
    Jeffrey Brenner, Esq.
    Jeff manages the NJLPIA listserv and acts as our moderator to assure posted listserv rules are followed. If your email changes or you have listServ access problems contact him at email:
  • Education
    Continuing Education Programs, speaker recommendations or other educational suggestions should be sent to James Nanos, VP at
  • Investigator of the Year
    NJLPIA Investigator of the Year nominations should be directed to Exec. VP Robert Serafin at
  • Legislation Peter Staats at and Cliff Goldsmith
  • Membership Trustee Michael Riggs at
  • Nominating
    Bob Taylor: Bob Taylor has served as Chairman of the nominating committee. Elections occur every two years. If you would like to assist or have an interest in serving on the board email Bob at:
  • Scholarship
    Cynthia Hetherington, serves as our Scholarship chairperson. Questions regarding the scholarship as well as yearly scholarship applications should be sent to her. You may contact Cynthia via email at:

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  • Jimmie Mesis 2018-2019
  • Steven Vardakis 2016-2018
  • C. Peter Staats 2010-2016
  • Claude Asay
  • Robert B. Benjamin
  • Lawrence (Al) Cross 2002-2006
  • Benjamin DeLuzio
  • Robert J. Gallione
  • Patricia Gallione
  • August E. Greiner, Jr.
  • Marjorie V. Greiner
  • Cornelius H. Groden
  • Jim Hipple 2006-2007
  • Cynthia Hetherington 2007-2010
  • Harold W. Holden
  • Vincent Julia
  • Sheldon Kamm
  • Thomas M. Krempa
  • Joseph L. Lincoln
  • Jimmie Mesis
  • Reggie Montgomery
  • Martin J. Okun
  • Albert Paine
  • Charles L. Roberts
  • Ralph E. Snavely, Sr.
  • George Stampe
  • Robert Taylor
  • Samuel Tribuiani
  • Robert G. Turton


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