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Women Aware’s Executive Director to Serve on Governor-Elect’s Transition Team

TRENTON–Governor-elect Philip D. Murphy announced on Friday memberships of the Transition 2018 committees, naming more than 500 individuals who are undertaking the policy analysis and recommendations on a host of state issues and initiatives as the new administration prepares to take office in two months.

Women Aware’s Executive Director, Phyllis Adams accepted an invitation to serve alongside many esteemed colleagues on the Human and Children’s Services Committee of Governor-elect Murphy’s Transition Team.

When nominated Phyllis Adams said, “I’m honored to serve on this committee as we collectively move families beyond abuse.” Tammy Snyder Murphy, wife of the Governor-elect, recently spoke at Women Aware’s candlelight vigil in October about the need to do more to address domestic violence in New Jersey.

Human and Children Services

Phyllis Adams, Women Aware, Inc.; Reverend Bryant Ali, New Psalmist Baptist Church; Megann Anderson, NJ Alliance for Children, Youth and Families; Paul Aronsohn, Former Mayor of Ridgewood; Hanifa Barnes, Philips Education Partners; Carolyn Beauchamp, NJ Mental Health Association; Tiffany Cardwell, Kiddie Corner Day Care Center; Rex Carney, Elwyn’s Institute; Mildred Crump, Newark City Council President; Shruti Devi, MANAVI; Reeva Foster, NJ Black Issues Convention; Elinor Goldberg, Access Communication Empowerment; Bob Guarasci, New Jersey Community Development Corporation; Xiomara Guevara, Morris County Organization for Hispanic Affairs; Patricia Hart, Womanspace; Mary Helen Cervantes, NJ Department of Children and Families; Walter Kalman, Former Director of NJ National Association of Social Workers; Elaine Katz, Kessler Foundation; Kathy Krepcio, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Rutgers University; Kate Lee-Askew, NJ Coalition Against Human Trafficking; Judi London, Bancroft; Eric Martins, DMGS; Elaine K. Meyerson, New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence; Tammy Molinelli, Bergen County Workforce Development; Kim Ricketts, Former Commissioner of Families and Children; Deborah Spitalnik, Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, Rutgers University; Ella Teale, Urban League of Union County; Patricia Teffenhart, New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault; Bill Waldman, Former Commissioner of the Department of Human Services; Wayne Wirta, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence–NJ.