Seabrook Village Community Relations Committee

Frederick W. Haas, Chair

Mr. Haas joined the PA/NJ community Boards in 2007, serving as their treasurer until 2011. During that period, he also served on the NSC Budget and Finance committee and the NSC Investment committee. In 2011, he became Board Chair of the two New Jersey communities, which lead to his appointment to the NSC Board in 2012. In 2015, he became Board Chair of the two Pennsylvania communities; in 2016 the two Massachusetts communities; and ultimately the seven community Northeast region, all of which Fred chaired until March of 2018. In his professional career, Fred was a tax partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, from 1978 until 2001, when he retired. From 1972 until 1982, he served in various positions on the professional staff at Coopers & Lybrand. After graduating from Penn State with a degree in accounting in 1966, Fred served as an aircraft maintenance officer in the USAF until 1971.


Arnold Speert

Mr. Speert is chair of the Cedar Crest Board and Community Relations Committee. He is also a member of the Lantern Hill and Seabrook Community Relations Committees. He serves as a member of both the NSC Investment and Trust Advisory Committee and the NSC Vision Advisory Committee. Dr. Speert served as the sixth president of William Paterson University from 1985 until his retirement in July 2010. He has served on the boards of seven nonprofit institutions, two of which he chaired. In addition he has served on the boards of the State Farm Indemnity Company, The Ramapo Bank, and the Broadway Bank and Trust Company. Dr. Speert also was a founding commissioner of the Passaic County (New Jersey) Improvement Authority. He earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from Princeton University and his areas of expertise include institutional governance, institutional community building, and diversity.


Jeanne McArthur, Director Living in Community

Ms. McArthur has served on the Seabrook Board of Directors since 2013. Prior to that she served as president of the Seabrook RAC for two years and chair of the Finance committee for two years. As the Director Living in the Community she meets monthly with several resident committees and holds quarterly social meetings with residents to communicate what the board is doing as well as hear concerns they have. Before moving from New York to Seabrook in 2009 she served on the board of directors of the Jericho Project and for 15 years on the board of her condominium. Her professional experience is in teaching and wealth management. Ms. McArthur has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Vassar College, a master’s degree in Teaching Math from Stanford and was a Chartered Financial Analyst.