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

Sarah Allred, Ph.D.
Faculty Director

Tracy A. Swan, M.P.A., M.C.J.
Senior Project Administrator

Ross Whiting, Ph.D.
Senior Project Administrator

Stacy White, M.B.A.
Administrative Coordinator

Kristin Curtis, M.A.
Senior Project Coordinator

Devon Ziminski, M.S.
Research Project Coordinator

Madeliene Alger, M.A.
Research Project Assistant

Martha Carey, Ph.D.
Research Manager

Emily Rankin
Research Project Assistant

Carla Villacis, M.A.
Research Project Assistant

Kristin Kelly, M.A.
Research Project Assistant

Mary Godleski-Cantin
Communications & Marketing

Ummulkhayer Sameha
Office Assistant