Our team is made up of researchers, grant writers, public policy advocates, and community and nonprofit development experts who are deeply committed to the people and communities of South Jersey.


Darren Spielman, Ph.D.
Executive Director

Ross Whiting, Ph.D.
Senior Project Administrator

Stacy White, M.B.A.
Administrative Coordinator

Mary Godleski-Cantin
Communications & Marketing

Kristin Curtis, M.A.
Senior Project Coordinator

Devon Ziminski, M.S.
Senior Research Coordinator

Madeliene Alger, M.A.
Research Project Coordinator

Kiersten Westley Henson, M.A.
Research Project Coordinator

Martha Carey, Ph.D.
Research Manager

Carla Villacis, M.A.
Research Coordinator

Kristin Kelly, M.A.
Research Project Assistant

Ryan Pletcher, M.A.
Research Project Assistant

Ummulkhayer Sameha
Office Assistant