2019 Leadership Team
NNSAHC Leadership positions are elected from among state adolescent health coordinators, and serve in 2 or 3 year leadership roles. The leadership structure also includes committees which address ongoing needs of the Network. NNSAHC is governed by a set of Bylaws which set forth the structure and operations of this leadership team. Connect with the 2017 Leadership Team:
President: Julie Neitzel Carr (MN)
State Adolescent Health Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Health
Youth development; health equity; making authentic connections; empowering families, communities and systems to support young people; spending time with family, friends, and the outdoors.
Past-President: Tessa Medina-Lucero, MPH (NM)
Adolescent Health Coordinator, New Mexico Department of Health
Empowering youth, family & keeping healthy traditions alive.
President-Elect: Stephanie Campbell (MA)
Coordinator, Adolescent Health and Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiatives, Massachusetts Department of Public Health / Office of Sexual Health and Youth Development
Racial justice and health equity, supporting young people and community driven change in communities, spending time with family and friends, Zumba.
Secretary: Angie Lorenzo (AZ)
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Manager / Co-Adolescent Health Coordinator, Arizona Department of Health Services
Regions 1-2: Jennie Blakney
Coordinator - Health Projects, Child and Adolescent Health Program, NJ Department of Health
Working in the field of adolescent development, sexual health and professional development; Advocating for evidence based programs and best practices that help promote positive community health.
Reg 1 (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
Reg 2 (NJ, NY, PR, VI)
Regions 3-4: Tiffane Evans (FL)
State Adolescent Health Coordinator, Florida Department of Health
Creating a culture of health, respect, and equity for all adolescents through strength-building and positive development.
Reg 3 (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV)
Reg 4 (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Regions 5-7: Andra Jungmeyer
Adolescent Health Coordinator, Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services
Reg 5 (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI)
Reg 6 (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX)
Reg 7 (IA, KS, MO, NE)
Regions 8-10: Punahou Aina (HI)
STATE ROLE: PREP Coordinator, Hawaii Department of Health, MCH Branch
Reg 8 (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY)
Reg 9 (AZ, CA, HI, NV, GU)
Reg 10 (IK, ID, OR, WA)
Contact the NNSAHC Leadership Team at: NNSAHC@gmail.com.
NNSAHC History (PDF) Critical points in the evolution of the National Network of State Adolescent Health Coordinators.
Good Partner Pledge (PDF) Are you wondering how you can take advantage of the individual and collective adolescent health expertise of the NNSAHC and its state members and colleagues? Learn more about how we can partner with you in our Good Partner Pledge.
About NNSAHC (PDF) One page snapshot of NNSAHC's mission, partners, leadership and accomplishments in states and the field of adolescent health.
NNSAHC Bylaws (PDF) Governing document for the structure and leadership of the Network.