MEET ALEJANDRA ANTOINE
Alejandra Antoine joined JLOSH in 2019 and currently serves as the Assistant Vice President of Community and will step up to be the Vice President of Community programs in the 2022-2023 Junior League year. Alejandra joined JLOSH as an opportunity to give back to the community and learn more about running a non-profit.
What is your favorite thing you’ve done/learned/experienced with JLOSH?
Several projects come to mind, my first project was the provisional project we completed at Seth Boyden, building out their nurses pantry. I also really enjoyed the Grant process from the 2020-21 award, learning about the organizations and seeing the work being done in the community.
Tell us about where you're from and your life outside of JLOSH.
I was born in Washington, DC and lived in Maryland, Dominican Republic, and Florida before making my way to NJ. I moved to NJ in 2002 for work and have lived in West Orange for the past 8 years. Outside of JLOSH, my first job is household CEO/COO. I’ve worked for NBC for nearly 20 years, my current role is VP of Digital Analytics.
What's your favorite local restaurant?
Lorena’s in Maplewood and Serenade in Chatham (great vegetable panache)
What is your favorite movie of all time?
No favorite movie but I love Pixar and Illumination animated movies.
What are your hobbies / what do you like to do for fun?
In the spring and summer, I love gardening.
Tell us a little bit about your home life (family, pets, kids, etc)
Home life is busy! I’m the mom of two boys, Julian (8) and Nicolas (6).