Sheetal Ranjan, of Teaneck, joined the board in 2017. She serves as a professor at William Paterson University, teaching criminal justice courses and focusing her research on domestic and campus violence. Ranjan’s dedication to these issues helped the institution secure a $600,000 federal grant to establish the Campus Violence Prevention Program, which coordinates efforts and resources to raise awareness and assist victims affected by domestic violence. She serves on the New Jersey Study Commission on Violence. Ranjan holds a B.A. and an M.A. from the University of Madras, Chennai, India, an M.A. from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.