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 Emeritus
Family Medicine & Community Health
Rutgers RWJ Medical School

Jeanne McMahon, MPH– NJSNCC Vice Chair
Senior Director
State & Local Programs
SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

Nicholas V. Montalto, PhD - NJSNCC Treasurer
President of Diversity Dynamics
Coordinator, American Immigrant Policy Portal

Zenaida Steinhauer, RN, BSN, MPA– NJSNCC Secretary
Board Member
Filipino American Cancer Care, Inc.

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:

Jackie Lue Raia
President, ALEXENA Consulting, LLC

Allison Shorey, LCSW
CEO, Multicultural Community Services, Inc.
Family Nurturing Center of New Jersey

Shakira Linzey, MPH
Director, Maternal Infant Health
March of Dimes

Aviva S. Woog
Sr. Manager of Community Engagement & Impact
WellCare Health Plans

Jaime Zahid, MPH
The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
Rutgers RWJ Medical School

Robyn D'Oria, MA, RNC, APN
Chief Executive Officer
Central Jersey Family Health Consortium

Rajneet Goomer, BA, MA (Speech-Language Pathology)
Manager, NJ Early Intervention System & DEI
Family Health Services, NJ Department of Health

Keva White, MSW
VIP Community Services