MEET OUR STAFF

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NJDOH HEALTH OFFICER  CONSULTANT

Angela Musella, HO, MS, CHES

Angela served as the Health Officer of NWBRHC from 2005 until her retirement in 2020. She has a wealth of knowledge regarding the operations of a local health department, especially Regional Health Commissions. 

 

Angela carries certifications as a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). As a current employee of the NJ State Department of Health, she brings her expertise to assist NWBRHC staff in various administrative capacities.

Phone: (201) 445-7217 ext. 207
Email: amusella@nwbrhc.net

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REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL 

HEALTH SPECIALIST

Rebecca Pigoncelli, REHS

Rebecca inspects food establishments to ensure they are following guidelines set forth in Chapter 24 of the New Jersey State Health Code. She also inspects public pools, follows up food and other public health-related complaints, and teaches the Food Handler and Manager classes that are required for all food handlers employed at food establishments.

Phone: (201) 445-7217
Email: RPigoncelli@nwbrhc.net

HEALTH OFFICER

Gina Marie Behre, MS, HO, REHS

As Health Officer, Gina is responsible for the enforcement of state and local health codes as well as assisting the local Boards of Health with policy formation. She attends Boards of Health meetings and reports on public health activities within the municipalities. She also supervises nursing staff, the REHS staff, and the Health Educator to ensure needs are being met in the municipalities. With her staff, Gina investigates and follows up on complaints and public health emergencies.

 

In addition to local public health concerns, Gina is part of a countywide committee to prepare for a take public health action during pandemics or any other widespread public health emergencies.

Phone: (201) 445-7217 ext. 0
Email: gbehre@nwbrhc.net

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SENIOR REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL 
HEALTH SPECIALIST

Gary Dorsi, REHS 

As the Senior REHS, Gary performs high level work in compliance, enforcement, plan review, training, and other duties as assigned to the environmental health program.  

 

Gary received a Bachelor of Science from Rowan University, a Master of Science from Montclair State University, and currently pursuing a Master in Public Health at Montclair State University.

Phone: (201) 445-7217
Email: gdorsi@nwbrhc.net

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE

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REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL 

HEALTH SPECIALIST

Ralph Grotheer, REHS 

Ralph inspects food establishments to ensure they are following guidelines set forth in Chapter 24 of the New Jersey State Health Code. He also inspects public pools. He approves new septic and well plans and inspects existing septic systems and wells as needed. He follows up on food complaints and other public health-related complaints. 

Phone: (201) 445-7217
Email: info@nwbrhc.net

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE

Kirsteen Pinto, BSN, RN-BC

As the Public Health Nurse, Kirsteen manages our adult health clinics and influenza vaccine programs, in addition to following up on communicable diseases. She also coordinates the Child Health Conference clinics that operate on the second Tuesday of every month in Waldwick.

Phone: (201) 445-7217 ext. 207
Email: phn@nwbrhc.net

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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE

Christine Luciano, RN

Phone: (201) 445-7217 ext. 207
Email: cluciano@nwbrhc.net

VULNERABLE POPULATIONS OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Alexandra Fox, MPH

Alexandra serves as NWBRHC’s Vulnerable Populations Outreach Coordinator (VPOC). Her primary role is to increase local public health capacity to investigate, trace, contain, mitigate, and prevent COVID-19 through targeted outreach to vulnerable populations.

 

Alexandra received her Bachelor of Science in Health Education with a concentration in Community Health Promotion from the University of Florida in 2019. In May of 2021, she received her Master of Public Health degree from Rutgers University in Social and Behavioral Health Sciences.

 

Phone: (201) 445-7217
Email: vpoc@nwbrhc.net

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HEALTH EDUCATOR

Christine Dempsey, CHES

Christine brings with her an excellent background in community health education, program planning, and implementation. She received a bachelor’s degree in Public Health Education from William Paterson University in May 2019. She is currently a Masters of Public Health candidate at Rutgers School of Public Health with a concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences.

 

In her free time, she enjoys cooking, baking and spending time with friends and family. Please feel free to contact with questions or programming ideas.

Phone: (201) 445-7217
Email: healtheducation@nwbrhc.net

REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL 

HEALTH SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR

Darlene Mandeville, REHS

Darlene brings her extensive experience and wealth of knowledge of public health to provide assistance to the Health Officer in directing and supervising the Registered Environmental Health Specialists.

 

She ensures that the Registered Environmental Health Specialists adhere to New Jersey laws and local ordinances concerning public and environmental health. Darlene also develops, reviews, and revises operational and standard operating procedures, policies, and processes for the environmental division.

Phone: (201) 445-7217
Email: DMandeville@nwbrhc.net

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REGISTRAR OF VITAL STATISTICS

Carmen Nist, CMR

Carmen oversees all Registrar duties at the Commission, including issuing licenses for marriages, domestic partnerships, and civil unions. In addition, she provides certified copies of birth, marriage, and death certificates, and processes amendments for those events that occurred in Allendale, Emerson, Midland Park, Saddle River, and Waldwick.

In addition to her registrar duties, Carmen manages day-to-day activities at the NWBRHC office.

Phone: (201) 445-7217
Email: cnist@nwbrhc.net

DEPUTY REGISTRAR OF VITAL STATISTICS

Corinne Woodward, CMR

Corinne assists with all Registrar duties at the Commission, including issuing licenses for marriages, domestic partnerships, and civil unions. In addition, she provides certified copies of birth, marriage, and death certificates, and processes amendments for those events that occurred in Allendale, Emerson, Midland Park, Saddle River, and Waldwick. She also handles a variety of administrative tasks for the Commission.

Phone: (201) 445-7217
Email: cwoodward@nwbrhc.net

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TECH SPECIALIST/ALTERNATE REGISTRAR

Dana Anello White, MS, CMR

Dana assists with public communications throughout the NWBRHC jurisdiction, including social media, website, and newsletter publications.

 

In addition, she assists with Registrar duties at the Commission. These duties include issuing marriage licenses, as well as providing certified copies of birth, marriage and death certificates for those events that occurred in Allendale, Emerson, Midland Park, Saddle River, and Waldwick.

Phone: (201) 445-7217
Email: DeputyRegistrar@nwbrhc.net

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20 West Prospect Street,

Waldwick, NJ 07463

Tel: 201-445-7217

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Fax: 201-445-4001