Sharon E. Krauss, legal administrative coordinator, joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in 1979 as secretary in the Research and Evaluation unit. In 1983 she was promoted to administrative assistant to the vice president, general counsel and secretary, and in 1999 to administrative coordinator of the Law department.
Krauss manages all of the daily operations of the Law department. She also is responsible for the preparation and distribution of materials for all meetings of the Board of Trustees and most of its committees; in that role, she has led the implementation of a new Board portal, a software system that allows the Trustees to securely access Board materials and collaborate with each other electronically. Krauss also serves as a notary public.
Krauss received an AAS from Middlesex County College. Born in New Jersey, she and her husband live in Old Bridge, N.J. They have one teenage son. Krauss is currently the secretary of the Saint Ambrose Church Improvements Committee and spends much of her free time volunteering for the church. She was active in her son’s elementary school, having served as an officer of the Home School Association for four years, and was a Cub Scout leader for five years.