Leadership

Leadership Team Members

Prior to May, 2013, Bill Gaventa and the Boggs Center, working with the NJDOH, coordinated activities during the first 10 years of the Network and served as its Chair. He had proposed the development of a Leadership Team (LT) that would help guide the Network forward and expand its goals. The LT was adopted by the general membership and an election was held on May 21, 2013, to elect its first five set of officers. The current officers are:

Robert C. Like, MD, MS - NJSNCC Chair

Professor and Director

Center for Health Families and Cultural Diversity

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

Shellyann Dacres, MA – NJSNCC Vice Chair and ListServ Coordinator

Training and Consultation Specialist

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities

 

Nicholas V. Montalto, PhD - NJSNCC Treasurer

President

Diversity Dynamics, LLC, Cranford

 

Celia Grace Murnock, MS – NJSNCC Secretary

Data Analyst

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York

 

Zenaida D. Steinhauer RN, BSN, MPA – NJSNCC Website Coordinator

Quality Assurance Specialist, Health Services, Nursing

State Birth Defects and Autism Registry

New Jersey Department of Health

Leadership Council (LC) Members

 

In order to achieve our full potential as a learning community and to promote greater accountability and a more equitable division of responsibility, the Network established a Leadership Council in June of 2015. The Council, which includes all members of the Leadership Team, meets seven times a year. In addition to the officers, the following individuals currently serve on the Leadership Council:

Hank Dallman, MA, CMI

Instructor and Director

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

New Brunswick Community Interpreter Project

 

Andrea O’Neal, MPA, IMH-E®

New Jersey Project LAUNCH Coordinator/Young Child Wellness Expert

Family and Community Partnerships

New Jersey Department of Children and Families

 

Nancy Scotto-Rosato, PhD

Research Scientist

State Birth Defects and Autism Registry

New Jersey Department of Health

 

Shakira Linzey, MPH

Regional Manager of Family Support

Mid Jersey CARES Regional Early Intervention Collaborative/

Central Jersey Family Health Consortium

 

Jeanne McMahon

Director of Health and Family Suport Projects

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network, Inc.

 

Keva White, LCADC, LSW

CEO, VIP Community Services, Inc.