NNSAHC Members

AK: Jenny Baker

PRONOUNS: she/her/hers

REGION: Reg 10 (AK, ID, OR, WA)

EMAIL: jennifer.baker@alaska.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Adolescent Health Project Coordinator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Other TANF: RSA with Public Assistance

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child Health, Women's health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (AH specific components)

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #10: Adolescent Well Visit

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE / STATE-DETERMINED RESPONSIBILITIES: Health equity, Healthy relationships, Mental health, Positive Youth Development, Rape and sexual/dating violence prevention, Risk and protective factors (resilience, strengths, assets), School-based health centers, Sexuality education, Social determinants of health, STIs/HIV/AIDS, Substance use/abuse, Suicide prevention, Teen pregnancy prevention, Violence prevention, Youth engagement, Youth leadership/YABs

AZ: Angie Lorenzo

PRONOUNS: she/her/hers

REGION: Reg 9 (AZ, CA, HI, NV, and Pacific Island territories)

EMAIL: angie.lorenzo@azdhs.gov

ROLE: SAHC supervisor

TITLE: Chief, Office of Women's Health

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant, State general funds, PREP grant, Other Position Funding Source

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child Health, Women's health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (AH specific components)

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #9: Bullying, NPM #10: Adolescent Well Visit

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Mental health, Positive Youth Development, Sexuality education, Suicide prevention, Teen pregnancy prevention, Violence prevention, Youth engagement

CA: Merril Lavezzo

PRONOUNS: she/her/hers

REGION: Reg 9 (AZ, CA, HI, NV, and Pacific Island territories)

EMAIL: merril.lavezzo@cdph.ca.gov

ROLE: Other AH program staff

TITLE: Adolescent Health Project Coordinator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child Health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (AH specific components)

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #10: Adolescent Well Visit

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE / STATE-DETERMINED RESPONSIBILITIES: Health care, Health equity, Healthy relationships, Injury prevention, Mental health, Positive Youth Development, Rape and sexual/dating violence prevention, Risk and protective factors (resilience, strengths, assets), School health, Sexuality education, Suicide prevention, Teen parenting, Teen pregnancy prevention, Youth engagement, Youth leadership/YABs

CO: Lorin Wakefield

PRONOUNS: she/her/hers

REGION: Reg 9 (AZ, CA, HI, NV, and Pacific Island territories)

EMAIL: lorin.wakefield@state.co.us

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Youth Development Specialist

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (AH specific components)

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #9: Bullying

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Positive Youth Development, Risk and protective factors (resilience | strengths | assets), Strategic planning/implementation, Youth engagement, Youth leadership/YABs

CT: Christine Velasquez

PRONOUNS: She

REGION: Reg 1 (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)

EMAIL: Christine.Velasquez@ct.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Health Program Associate

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant, State general funds

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (AH specific components)

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #10: Adolescent Well Visit

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: School health, School-based health centers

FL: Tiffane Evans

PRONOUNS: she/her/hers

REGION: Reg 4 (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN)

EMAIL: tiffane.evans@flhealth.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: State Adolescent Health Coordinator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Other Adolescent & Reproductive Health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (AH specific components), SRAE

NPMs MANAGED: None

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE / STATE-DETERMINED RESPONSIBILITIES: Abstinence education, Healthy relationships, Positive Youth Development, Risk and protective factors (resilience, strengths, assets), Sexuality education, Social determinants of health, STIs/HIV/AIDS, Teen pregnancy prevention

IA: Mary Greene

PRONOUNS: she/her/hers

REGION: Reg 7 (IA, KS, MO, NE)

EMAIL: mary.greene@idph.iowa.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: SRAE Project Director

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: SRAE grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health, Other Location Bureau of Family Health

GRANTS MANAGED: SRAE

NPMs MANAGED: None

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Abstinence education, Health equity, Healthy relationships, Positive Youth Development, Risk and protective factors (resilience | strengths | assets), Sexuality education, Social determinants of health, STIs/HIV/AIDS, Strategic planning/implementation, Teen pregnancy prevention, Youth engagement

IA: Tina Palmer

PRONOUNS: she/her/hers

REGION: Reg 7 (IA, KS, MO, NE)

EMAIL: tina.palmer@idph.iowa.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Program Coordinator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: PREP grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Other Location Reproductive Health

GRANTS MANAGED: PREP

NPMs MANAGED: None

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Abstinence education, Health equity, Healthy relationships, Mental health, Positive Youth Development, Rape and sexual/dating violence prevention, Risk and protective factors (resilience | strengths | assets), Sexuality education, Social determinants of health, STIs/HIV/AIDS, Strategic planning/implementation, Teen pregnancy prevention, Youth engagement

IN: Kate Schedel

PRONOUNS: she/her/hers

REGION: Reg 5 (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI)

EMAIL: kschedel@isdh.in.gov

ROLE: SAHC supervisor

TITLE: Director of Maternal, Adolescent, & Child Health Programs

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant, SRAE grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (overall), SRAE, Other Grants (write-in) Teen Pregnancy Prevention, YRBS/PROFILES

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #7: Hospitalization for a non-fatal injury, NPM #10: Adolescent Well Visit

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordination of adolescent health data (such as YRBSS), Health equity, Positive Youth Development, Sexuality education, Social determinants of health, Strategic planning/implementation, Teen pregnancy prevention

LA: Grady DuBose

PRONOUNS: He/ Him

REGION: Reg 6 (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX)

EMAIL: grady.dubose@la.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Adolescent School Program Coordinator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: State general funds

LOCATION IN DOH: Other Location Bureau of Family Health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (overall)

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #10: Adolescent Well Visit

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: School-based health centers

MD: Christine Johnson

PRONOUNS: She/her

REGION: Reg 3 (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV)

EMAIL: christine.johnson@maryland.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: State Adolescent Health Coordinator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant, SRAE grant, Other Position Funding Source OPA Tier 1 TPP Grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health

GRANTS MANAGED: PREP, SRAE, Other Grants (write-in) OPA TPP Grant

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #10: Adolescent Well Visit

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Abstinence education, Health equity, Healthy relationships, Positive Youth Development, Sexuality education, Social determinants of health, STIs/HIV/AIDS, Teen parenting, Teen pregnancy prevention, Youth engagement, Youth leadership/YABs

MN: Julie Neitzel Carr

PRONOUNS: she/her/hers

REGION: Reg 5 (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI)

EMAIL: julie.neitzelcarr@state.mn.us

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: State Adolescent Health Coordinator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child Health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (AH specific components), CDC COVID-19 Public Health Workforce Supplemental Funding Grant

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #10: Adolescent Well Visit

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Abstinence education, Health equity, Healthy relationships, Mental health, Positive Youth Development, Risk and protective factors (resilience, strengths, assets), School health, School-based health centers, Sexuality education, Social determinants of health, Strategic planning/implementation, Suicide prevention, Teen pregnancy prevention, Youth engagement

NC: Rachel Zarcone

PRONOUNS: She/her

REGION: Reg 4 (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN)

EMAIL: rachel.zarcone@dhhs.nc.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Behavioral Health Clinical Consultant & Adolescent Health Coordinator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: State general funds

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (overall), Other Grants (write-in) Pediatric Mental Health Care Access

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #10: Adolescent Well Visit

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Health care, Health equity, Healthy relationships, Mental health, Positive Youth Development, Risk and protective factors (resilience | strengths | assets), School health, School-based health centers, Social determinants of health, Substance use/abuse, Suicide prevention, Youth engagement, Youth leadership/YABs, Youth with special health needs

NE: Michaela Jennings

PRONOUNS: she/her/hers

REGION: Reg 7 (IA, KS, MO, NE)

EMAIL: michaela.jennings@nebraska.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Program Manager

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant, PREP grant, SRAE grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child Health

GRANTS MANAGED: PREP, SRAE

NPMs MANAGED: None

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE / STATE-DETERMINED RESPONSIBILITIES: Abstinence education, Health equity, Healthy relationships, Mental health, Positive Youth Development, Risk and protective factors (resilience, strengths, assets), Sexuality education, Social determinants of health, STIs/HIV/AIDS, Strategic planning/implementation, Teen pregnancy prevention, Youth engagement

NJ: Jennie Blakney

PRONOUNS: she, her, hers

REGION: Reg 2 (NJ, NY, PR, VI)

EMAIL: jennie.blakney@doh.nj.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Coordinator, Health Projects 3/ State Adolescent Health Coordinator/ GLS Principal Investigator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant, PREP grant, SRAE grant, Other Position Funding Source Garrett Lee Smith Tribal/State Youth Suicide Prevention Grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (AH specific components), PREP, SRAE, Other Grants (write-in) School Health, Pediatric Mental Health, MCH Adolescent Health Professional Services (NJAAP) Mercer County Traumatic Loss Coalition and Garrett Lee Smith Tribal/State Youth Suicide Prevention Grant

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #9: Bullying

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Abstinence education, Health equity, Healthy relationships, Mental health, Nutrition/physical activity, Positive Youth Development, Risk and protective factors (resilience | strengths | assets), School health, Sexuality education, Social determinants of health, STIs/HIV/AIDS, Suicide prevention, Teen parenting, Teen pregnancy prevention, Youth engagement, Youth leadership/YABs

NV: Eileen Hough

PRONOUNS: she/her/hers

REGION: Reg 9 (AZ, CA, HI, NV, and Pacific Island territories)

EMAIL: ehough@health.nv.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Adolescent Health and Wellness Program Coordinator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (overall)

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #10: Adolescent Well Visit, NPM #12 Transitions

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Health care, Health equity, Mental health, School health, School-based health centers, Social determinants of health, Teen parenting, Obesity prevention, Youth engagement, Youth with special health needs

OH: Sara Haig

PRONOUNS: she/her

REGION: Reg 5 (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI)

EMAIL: sara.haig@odh.ohio.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Adolescent Health and Youth Homelessness Coordinator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant, State general funds

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (AH specific components)

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #10: Adolescent Well Visit

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordination of adolescent health data (such as YRBSS), Health equity, Healthy relationships, Mental health, Risk and protective factors (resilience | strengths | assets), School health, Social determinants of health, Suicide prevention, Teen pregnancy prevention, Youth engagement

PA: Tiffany Martin

PRONOUNS: she/her/hers

REGION: Reg 3 (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV)

EMAIL: tiffmartin@pa.gov

ROLE: Other AH program staff

TITLE: Public Health Program Administrator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: PREP grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health, Other Location Bureau of Family Health Division of Child and Adult Health Services

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (AH specific components), PREP

NPMs MANAGED: None

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Health equity, Healthy relationships, Mental health, Sexuality education, Suicide prevention, Teen pregnancy prevention

SC: Tanisha Dixon

PRONOUNS: She/Her

REGION: Reg 4 (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN)

EMAIL: Dixontr@dhec.sc.gov

ROLE: Acting SAHC

TITLE: PREP Program Coordinator/Adolesent Health Coordinator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: PREP grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health, Women's Health

GRANTS MANAGED: PREP

NPMs MANAGED: None

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Abstinence education, Health equity, Healthy relationships, Positive Youth Development, Rape and sexual/dating violence prevention, Risk and protective factors (resilience | strengths | assets), Social determinants of health, STIs/HIV/AIDS, Strategic planning/implementation, Teen parenting, Teen pregnancy prevention, Youth engagement, Youth leadership/YABs

VA: Maddie Kapur

PRONOUNS: She/Hers

REGION: Reg 3 (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV)

EMAIL: madeline.kapur@vdh.virginia.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Adolescent Health Coordinator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant, SRAE grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health, Women's Health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (AH specific components), SRAE

NPMs MANAGED: None

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Health equity, Positive Youth Development, Risk and protective factors (resilience | strengths | assets), Sexuality education, Social determinants of health, Teen pregnancy prevention, Youth engagement, Youth leadership/YABs

WA: Alexis Bates

PRONOUNS: she/her/hers

REGION: Reg 10 (AK, ID, OR, WA)

EMAIL: alexis.bates@doh.wa.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Adolescent Health Consultant

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant, State general funds, Other Position Funding Source Medicaid Match

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health, Other Location Children and Youth

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (AH specific components)

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #10: Adolescent Well Visit

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Health care, Health equity, Injury prevention, Mental health, Risk and protective factors (resilience | strengths | assets), School-based health centers, Social determinants of health, Strategic planning/implementation

WI: Kitt Drewiske

PRONOUNS: She/Her

REGION: Reg 5 (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI)

EMAIL: katherine.drewiske@dhs.wisconsin.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Late Adolescent Health Consultant

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: PREP grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Other Location Reproductive Health & Family Planning

GRANTS MANAGED: PREP

NPMs MANAGED: None

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordination of adolescent health data (such as YRBSS), Health equity, Healthy relationships, Positive Youth Development, Rape and sexual/dating violence prevention, Risk and protective factors (resilience | strengths | assets), Sexuality education, Social determinants of health, STIs/HIV/AIDS, Strategic planning/implementation, Teen pregnancy prevention, Youth leadership/YABs

WI: Maggie Smith

PRONOUNS: she, her, hers

REGION: Reg 5 (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI)

EMAIL: margaretj.smith@dhs.wisconsin.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Early Adolescent Health Consultant

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: SRAE grant

LOCATION IN DOH: Other Location Reproductive Health and Family Planning

GRANTS MANAGED: SRAE

NPMs MANAGED: None

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Abstinence education, Health equity, Healthy relationships, Positive Youth Development, Risk and protective factors (resilience | strengths | assets), Sexuality education, Strategic planning/implementation, Substance use/abuse, Teen pregnancy prevention, Youth engagement, Youth leadership/YABs

WY: Megan Selheim

PRONOUNS: she/her

REGION: Reg 1 (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)

EMAIL: megan.selheim@wyo.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Youth and Young Adult Health Program Manager

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: Title V/Maternal and Child Health block grant, PREP grant, Other Position Funding Source RPE

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (AH specific components), PREP, RPE, Other Grants (write-in) Pediatric Mental Health Care Access (ARPA extension)

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #7: Hospitalization for a non-fatal injury, NPM #10: Adolescent Well Visit

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Health equity, Healthy relationships, Injury prevention, Mental health, Positive Youth Development, Rape and sexual/dating violence prevention, Risk and protective factors (resilience | strengths | assets), School health, Sexuality education, Social determinants of health, STIs/HIV/AIDS, Strategic planning/implementation, Suicide prevention, Teen pregnancy prevention, Violence prevention, Youth engagement, Youth leadership/YABs

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