General members of SNJPC are encouraged to get involved in one of the agency's standing committees detailed below. For more information about a specific committee, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members interested in joining a committee should complete and return a committee request form. These forms are reviewed by the SNJPC Executive Committee which makes all committee appointments.
Clinical/Quality Assessment Committee
This committee oversees the development of regional programs and the development of a quality improvement plan as described in N.J.A.C. 8:35-3.1(f). Members include representatives of neonatology and perinatology services of the Regional Perinatal Center and Community Perinatal Center-Intensive.
Planning and Regional Perinatal Plan Committee
The Planning and Regional Perinatal Plan Committee develops a regional perinatal plan, as described in N.J.A.C. 8:33C-2.7. This committee consists of at least six directors and six non-directors.
The Finance Committee reports to the Board on issues of personnel, salary and benefits, member dues and annual budget recommendations. It reviews periodic financial statements and determines their compliance with the agency's goals and develops, with management, procedures necessary for SNJPC's financial viability. This committee consists of at least four directors and four non-directors.
Membership and Nominating Committee
Membership on this committee is restricted to directors. The committee consists of at least eight directors and is responsible for the review and recommendation of applicants for general membership. This committee also oversees Board and Officer elections.
The Education Committee assesses the perinatal education needs of the region, creating and implementing education programs for perinatal and pediatric health care professionals that are consistent with the goals of SNJPC. The Committee consists of at least four directors and four non-directors.
Fetal and Infant Mortality Review
The Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Teams examine maternal and infant deaths in an effort to identify preventable factors that may have contributed to infant death and make recommendations for system changes to protect future lives. FIMR Teams are multidisciplinary groups comprised of physicians, nurses, social workers, community leaders and concerned individuals.