Director Jenn has been with Pinelands since it opened in May 2017. She was promoted to Director in the summer of 2021 after previously serving as the Community Partner. Jenn is a graduate of Pemberton High School and received her bachelor’s degree in Humanities and her Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Prior to working at Pinelands, she was employed as an Elementary School teacher for a private school. She enjoys working in Pemberton Township where she grew up and is committed to helping families in need of services.
Family Partner Ric is an enthusiastic advocate for families in need of vital services and supports to help them lead happy, healthy, and productive lives. This makes him an ideal fit at Pinelands Family Success Center (PFSC). As Family Partner, he links families to helpful resources to help them gain a strength-based approach to manage the challenges they may face. Prior to joining PFSC, Ric held leadership positions in both the private and public sectors and was accountable for building “trust” relationships which is vital for sharing information to create successful outcomes. In addition to family, Ric spends his spare time helping at risk youth via a non-profit community organization which he has been a member for over 15 years, as a Board member with Burlington County’s Care Management Organization and has held leadership positions in his local church.