Civic Duty Partners is a 501(c)3 New Jersey, non-profit corporation, founded by Ed Danberry and Ron Delucia who have actively devoted their time and donations to respected charities in need. Over the years, Ed and Ron have maintained a history of participating with our Partner Charities on a variety of levels. This is how their passion for giving back and years of non-profit experience let them to the creation of Civic Duty Partners.
Civic Duty Partners bridges the gap between the community and our Partner Charities
Ed Danberry’s experience encompasses many facets of the business world including finance, marketing and sales, operations and distribution management. He began his career with Johns Manville Corporation. Ed then progressed to the aviation industry holding high level positions with Air California, Texas International Airlines and Continental Airlines. While at Continental, he was President of their Cargo Operations, and then promoted to Vice President of Continental Airlines, overseeing the Eastern Region of the United States. This included the opening of Continental’s (now United) Terminal C, Newark International Airport Hub.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Metropolitan State College, Denver, Colorado. Ed served in the US Army from 1967-1969 with the 2/67th – 2 Armored Division, 67th Regiment.
Ed is involved with numerous non-profits and activities supporting the military, youth and law enforcement.
Ron DeLucia’s career includes leadership roles and active membership in the transportation community and the recycling industry. After attending The School of Visual Arts in New York, Ron began his recycling business in 1976. One of his major accomplishments was bringing Newark Airport up to date with current recycling standards. He left that field in 1998 when he started Omni-Serv, which has since grown into the Group One family of businesses.
Ron is a recognized leader in the airline community, playing an instrumental role in the Newark Airport (NIAAMCO), LaGuardia Airport (LAAMCO), and Kennedy Airport (KAAMCO) Airline Manager’s Councils, which includes being named the NIAAMCO Transportation Person of the Year. He participates in numerous charity events for these organizations, as well as the EWR Golf Committee, and Boy Scouts of America fundraisers. Ron is a member of the Regional Business Partnership, The 200 Club, and the Building Owners and Managers Association.