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Helen Hannigan 
Executive Director

Helen Hannigan oversees the daily operations of the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative and serves as President and CEO of Family Health Initiatives.  Ms. Hannigan received a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and a Masters in Government Administration from the University of Pennsylvania.


Our Team

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Senior Staff

Senior Staff

Barbara May 

Director, Policy & Program Development

Cathy Butler-Witt 

Director, Public Health Programs

Denise Bouyer

Director, Family Support & Community Services

Jennie Sherlock-Loeb

Director, Clinical & Professional Education

Karl Parker

Director, Communications & Membership Development

Kathleen Barry
Director, Finance & Administration

Merle Weitz
Director, Strategic Partnerships 

Patricia McGrane 
Director, Information Strategy & Analytics

Program Directors

Ambrial Smith

Project Director, Camden Healthy Start

Barbara Alston

Regional Coordinator, NJ Immunization Information System Support Center 

Cathy Vargas

Unit Coordinator, Early Intervention Service Coordination – Camden County

Jennifer Monteforte

Program Coordinator, Atlantic County Healthy Families, Parents as Teachers, Infant Family Development

Jessica Stengel

Unit Coordinator, Early Intervention Service Coordination – Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties

Kelsey Sanderson

Assistant Director, Clinical & Professional Education

Kionna Wright

Nurse Coordinator, Nurse-Family Partnership

Lauryn Tilghman

Assistant Director, Public Health Programs

Marleen Gonzalez

Assistant Director, Human Resources

Natalie Milstein

Program Coordinator, Connecting NJ and Early Childhood Connection

Quinn Ingemi

Assistant Director, Behavioral Health  

Shelly Fairman

Unit Coordinator, Early Intervention Service Coordination – Atlantic and Cape May Counties

Program Managers

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors represent a cross-section of the region and is passionate about our mission and those we serve. Members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization. They guide the policies that determine what the agency will undertake.

The 39-seat board includes all hospitals providing maternity care in South Jersey, the region's two medical schools, consumers from the seven South Jersey counties and representation from county health departments, federally qualified health centers and private practices.

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