Update 12/8/22: The Biden administration has now appealed Judge Sullivan's ruling, backtracking yet again on their promises to protect asylum rights. While the outcome of the litigation is not yet clear, the administration's decision increases the odds that Title 42 will remain in effect past its currently-scheduled end date.

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Joe Parsons

Board Member

In August 2017 Joseph B. Parsons retired after 38 years of experience in private and public finance and operations. Most recently, Parsons was executive vice president, chief financial, and chief operating officer of Michael Kors Holdings Limited, a global luxury fashion brand. His experience includes working with various fashion and apparel companies and KPMG, an international audit and accounting firm.

Parsons is a member of Beacon UU Congregation in Summit, New Jersey, and has had a number of leadership positions including member and President of the Board of Trustees. Parsons earned a master of science in accountancy from the University of Houston and a bachelor’s degree from Eisenhower College.

Parsons is also the Treasurer and member of the Board of Trustees of the ACLU of New Jersey and sits on the UUSC Investment Committee.