About

Our mission: To honor and support our tradition of excellence and to celebrate and promote the collective experiences unique to the Tenafly High School community. You can read our bylaws to find out more.

Our Board:

President – Leigh Barker (’87)

Co-Vice President – Susan Hemberger Van Poznak (’80)
Susan is proudly involved with many different organizations throughout Tenafly. She comes from a family of THS graduates, having married one herself, and going on to have three children who have attended the high school. She is the daughter of Walter Hemberger, former Mayor and Councilman of the borough.

Co-Vice President – Carol A. Silverman-kurtz (’78)
Carol is a 1978 graduate of Tenafly High School. She offers a broad range of experience from a variety of disciplines including: Fundraising, Development, Institutional Giving, Promotion and Event Planning. In addition to holding a number of alumni leadership positions throughout the past 20 years on the Oberlin Leadership Council, Carol is a former H.S.A. President of Maugham School; as a former V.P. of Public Affairs and V.P. of Membership of the National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County (NJ) section, and as President of Tenakill Swim Club. She has also been instrumental as a performer and steering committee member for numerous interfaith fundraisers and has helped raise awareness and generate major donations for a number of global initiatives. She and her husband Barry reside in Alpine, NJ and are parents of two college students at The New School and American University.

Secretary – Briana Goldfein Holden (’96)
Briana graduated from Tenafly High School in 1996. After getting married and starting a family, she moved back to Tenafly with her husband in 2009. She is proud to be raising her 2 daughters in the town in which she grew up. Briana is excited to be helping to get the Tenafly High School Alumni Association started, so she can help give back to the town that’s been such a big part of her past and her future.