New Jersey Society for Public Health Education

Join a Committee!

Join our efforts by working on one of the following committees! Whether you are a new, present or past member of NJ SOPHE, we appreciate your contribution to our committees. Descriptions are provided below to help you choose a committee of interest. The time commitment is flexible, so helping out can be as big or as small as you like. Contact the chair of any of the following committees for more information.


Advocate and educate about the latest health issues! If you want experience in writing talking points and position papers or attending the annual Advocacy Summit, then this committee is for you! Chair: Tara Rice


Help to recognize the work of your fellow health educators and/or health education students through NJ SOPHE awards and scholarships. Chair: Krista Reale

Job Bank

Help to keep our members informed about current employment opportunities! This committee identifies and distributes jobs for qualified health educators. Chair: Kiameesha Evans


We are always looking for new members to join! If you are interested in helping to grow NJ SOPHE’s membership by actively recruiting colleagues, employer, students, and professors to join NJ SOPHE, then join the membership committee. Chair: Dominika Murphy


Want to expand your network? Connect with other health educators? Then the networking committee is for you! We meet via conference call to discuss and plan events/get-togethers. ALL are welcome! The committee looks to have members from around the state to help coordinate events across New Jersey. Our goal is to create a community within NJ SOPHE so come share your ideas and join us today! Chair: Carolina Focella


NJ SOPHE-sponsored programs and annual/mid-year conferences are key ways that we reach out to members and provide them with continuing education credits. If you have good organizational skills, a flair for event planning, and want to help with a particular conference, the program committee is for you! Chairs: Sonika Shankar and Yonatan Gershon

Strategic Planning

Help steer the ship of NJ SOPHE in a new and exciting direction! As part of this team, you can help promote the strategic plan to the general membership, assist in tracking achievement of plan objectives, document activities for reporting purposes, review and update the plan periodically with committee members, and contribute ideas for successfully implementing plan objectives. Chair: Suzanne Miro


Do you have a computer and basic knowledge of e-mail lists and/or web design? Apply your skills and creativity to support the technology needs of NJ SOPHE. Chairs: Devangi Patel and Sumantha Banarjee


Do you have some basic financial skills? Want to learn more about how a non-profit operates? Consider volunteering to help our Treasurer! Executive Officer: Judith Francis

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