Jerrold Binney joined Children’s Aid and Family Services in February of 2015 after serving as a member of its Board of Trustees for 12 years. He served also as Chair of the agency’s Government Relations Committee. Mr. Binney manages all aspects of the agency’s operations. He has extensive experience in the human services field, and most recently served as Acting Administrator for the County of Bergen. Formerly, he was a partner in the Teaneck office of DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick & Cole, LLP, where he specialized in public/private partnerships and governmental affairs. His public service positions have included serving as a Legislative Aide in the New Jersey Assembly, Assistant Director of the Department of Human Services and as Chief of Staff for the County of Bergen. A passionate advocate for vulnerable children and families, Mr. Binney has been active in numerous nonprofits, including serving as a Trustee for Northern New Jersey Gilda’s Club and as pro bono counsel to the NJ211 Partnership. Mr. Binney received his B.A. with honors in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University and his J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law. He studied also at the Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.