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CREATING 
COMMUNITY 
SOLUTIONS

CIVIC LEADERSHIP AWARDS RECEPTION 

Wednesday, September 28th | 5:30pm-8:30pm

DoubleTree by Hilton - Cherry Hill

2349 Marlton Pike W
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002

Join us as we recognize these outstanding South Jersey leaders  for their outstanding leadership in each of the following categories:

 

Dr. Ali Houshmand, Rowan University 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Rob Curley, TD Bank

COMMUNITY ADVOCATE

Linda Rohrer, William G. Rohrer Charitable Foundation

CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

Jason Wolf, Wolf Commercial Real Estate

INNOVATOR

The Michaels Organization

OUTSTANDING ORGANIZATION

David Mayer, Mayor of Gloucester Township

OUTSTANDING LEADER - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Nikitas Moustakas Esq., Moustakas Nelson LLC     

TRENDSETTER

Nyeema Watson Ph.D., Rutgers University - Camden

EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION

Dr. Anthony DiFabio, Acenda Integrated Health

EXCELLENCE IN HEALTHCARE – OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP

Kathy Devine, DrNP, NEA-VC, Cooper University Health Care

EXCELLENCE IN HEALTHCARE - FRONT LINE HERO

Gwen DeVera, Camden County Human Relations Commission

OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER

Christina "Critt" DeCristofor

OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER

Carmen Rodriguez, Camden County, Former Commissioner

PUBLIC SERVICE

Dana Redd, Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors

WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP

"OUR ACTIONS AND DECISIONS TODAY SHAPE THE WAY WE LIVE IN THE FUTURE."
-AUTHOR UNKNOWN

Diana Cooper-Vanderlip

David Spector

Anita Wemple

Rachelle Rivera

Dr. Ronald Quincy

Calvert Tolbert

Tom Gurick

Jeff Lucas

Lorenzo McFadden

Ian Mosley

Rhonda Wardlow-Hurley

Tonya S. Coy

The Community Planning & Advocacy Council is a 501©3 non-profit organization.

Our mission is to advance social, racial, and economic justice, promote successful individuals, strong families, and thriving communities.  C.P.A.C. was founded in 1938. Our tagline is "Creating Community Solutions." 

 

WHAT WE DO:

  • Create community solutions by partnering with 300 social service agencies, health agencies, and numerous public and private organizations.

  •  Lift the community voice in planning and advocacy by; promoting coordination and collaboration in service delivery systems, focusing on strength-based approaches, ensuring equitable access, and eliminating implicit bias.

  • Convene the community to plan around specific target populations and systems coordination; conducts procurement processes for local, state, and federal government funds; provides continuous quality improvement through monitoring and evaluation of funded services and data management information systems.

  • Create community solutions under the framework of the Camden County Covenant for Children, Youth, and Families by mobilizing the greater Camden County community to advance child, youth, and family well-being through planned and intentional collaboration and concrete actions and outcomes. 

  • Provide health planning and advocacy in the Greater Camden County and South Jersey Regions

  • Serve as the Camden County Human Services Advisory Council. In this capacity, plans, advocates and coordinates the County’s human services programs. 

  • Administer, oversee, and/or plan for several Camden County resources: i.e., 

The Human Services Advisory Council (HSAC), the Community Leadership Advisory Council, The Homeless Network Planning Committee (HNPC), the Children’s Inter-Agency Coordinating Council (CIACC), the Management Assistance Program (MAP), the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Senior Companion Program (SCP) for Camden, Gloucester, and Burlington Counties, and the Camden County Council for Young Children (CCYC). 

  • ​Regionally administer the Southern New Jersey Continuum of Care (SNJCoC) for Camden, Gloucester, Cumberland, and Cape May Counties for homeless prevention.

Board Members