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The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey, Inc. is incorporated in the State of New Jersey under provisions of the New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation Act, and is also known and registered in New Jersey as The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey and the New Jersey Society of the Cincinnati. The Society is a non-profit, public charity operated to qualify under the Internal Revenue Code as a tax exempt organization.

The Society is governed by a Board of Trustees elected by the members for fixed periods. As of October 2020, the trustees are:

President John McConville Shannon
Vice President John Logan Brown
Secretary Louis Sanford Rice III
Treasurer Gerald van Syckel Henderson, Jr.
Assistant Secretary James Patrick McNeilly
Assistant Treasurer David Alan Disi
Judge Advocate Donald Geoffrey Bidmead Gamble
Registrar Patrick Glendon McCullough

The president and vice president serve three-year terms; with the president limited to a single term. The other officers are elected for one-year terms.

Two members are appointed by the president to serve as Members of the Standing Committee of the Unincorporated Society of the Society. As of October 2020, they are:

Member John McConville Shannon
Alternate Frederic Rogers Kellogg

Two members are appointed by the president to serve as Directors of the Incorporated Society of the Cincinnati. As of October 2020, they are:

John McConville Shannon
 Frederic Rogers Kellogg

COMMITTEES

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

Chairman Patrick G. McCullough

FINANCE AND BUDGET COMMITTEE

Chairman John Logan Brown

HISTORY PRIZE COMMITTEE

Chairman Frederic Rogers Kellogg

NEW JERSEY ANNUAL GIVING COMMITTEE

Chairman Donald Geoffrey Bidmead Gamble

NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

Chairman John W. Gareis, MD

SPECIAL PROJECTS COMMITTEE

Chairman Gerald Van Syckel Henderson, Jr.

WEBSITE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

Chairman Michael C. Robey