Barbara Bell Coleman is President of BBC Associates and an advocate for disenfranchised people, especially children. Barbara’s experience in the social and public health sectors include stints as president of Amelior Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newark. She also oversaw alcohol and drug abuse prevention services at the New Jersey State Department of Health through community organizing in 130 municipalities statewide. Barbara is currently a board member of the Schumann Fund for New Jersey and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. She is co-founder and board chair emerita of the Branch Brook Park Alliance. She has also served on nonprofit and corporate boards including the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, The Newark Museum of Art, Horizon Blue Cross & Blue Shield of New Jersey, Hilton Corporation and Caesars Entertainment.