Meet the EOF Staff

EOF Office
Vorhees Hall
455 Franklin Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Phone: 973-748-9000 Ext. 1348
Fax: 973-748-1173


Dr. E. De’Vaughn Weaver
Dr. E. De’Vaughn Weaver
Director, Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF)
Voorhees Hall

Dr. E. De'Vaughn Weaver is a native of Jersey City, NJ and a graduate of Henry Snyder High School. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Audio Engineering from Bloomfield College in 2008 and his Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from New Jersey City University. Dr. Weaver also obtained his Doctoral Degree in Education from Rutgers University-New Brunswick. He has helped many students graduate from college and become productive citizens throughout his many years of experience working in the field of education. Dr. Weaver works diligently as a mentor to young men in the Jersey City and Newark New Jersey areas. He has a love for helping students get into college and ensuring their academic/personal success. Dr. Weaver is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated, who he acknowledges for his accomplishments and his passion to help other students succeed in life.

Josiah Houston
Josiah Houston
Assistant Director, EOF
Voorhees Hall

Josiah Houston is a Rutgers University – Newark graduate who completed his B.S. in Criminal Justice `15 as well as his Masters in Public Administration with a concentration in Leadership in `17. As a former EOF student, he is appreciative of the support he received from the program and aspires to help give students similar support in any way he can.

Jacqueline Ransdell
Jacqueline Ransdell
EOF Counselor
Voorhees Hall

Jacqueline Ransdell is a Bloomfield College EOF Alumna. She earned her B.A. in Sociology-Criminal Justice within 4 years. As a Bloomfield College student, she held positions as an EOF tutor counselor and a resident assistant . She was awarded Rookie Resident Assistant of the Year in 2019 due to her dedication. Jacqueline is passionate about helping others succeed. She is dedicated to helping others become the best versions of themselves. Her goal is to not only be a positive influence, but to also make an impact in the lives of as many students as she can.

Paola Tejada Bueno
Paola Tejada Bueno
EOF Counselor

Paola Tejada Bueno is a Bloomfield College EOF Alumna. She graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in three years. During her time as a student, Paola was a Storyteller and involved in many clubs and organizations on campus. She was also recognized as the 2018-19 Student of the year due to her dedication and love for the college. Paola loves helping others and motivating students to achieve their goals. Migrating from the Dominican Republic at the age of 7 has given her the eagerness to pursue her career. Ms. Tejada wants to share her positive story with the students to help inspire them to leave a great legacy. We all have a story to tell.

Tonderlaya Furman
Tonderlaya (Toni) Furman
Program Associate
Voorhees Hall

Tonderlaya Furman is a Douglass College, Rutgers University graduate, class of 1981. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and African American Studies. Tonderlaya has always had the passion to help others. Prior to working at Bloomfield College, Tonderlaya worked at Seton Hall Law School for 10 years as the secretary to the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. From there she was promoted to work in the Center for Social Justice Law Clinic as the Administrative Assistant to the Director. She has assisted students from the beginning of their law school career up until graduation. Many still ask for her location as they will always remember the care that she provided.

Tonderlaya believes in Bloomfield College's mission to help our students in achieving their goals. Her passion and commitment comes from love and dedication.


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