MEET OUR STAFF
As Health Officer, Judith 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 the nursing and REHS staff, and the Health Educator to ensure needs are being met in the municipalities. With her staff, Judith investigates and follows up on complaints and public health emergencies.
In addition to local public health concerns, Judith is part of a countywide committee to prepare for and take public health action during pandemics or any other widespread public health emergencies.
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.
SENIOR REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL
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 in addition to a Master of Science and a Master of Public Health from Montclair State University,
Steven Salerno, REHS
Steven meticulously inspects establishments to offer compliance assistance and safeguard the public at locations such as restaurants and pools. He also responds to complaints pertaining to public health to assist residents.
Steven received a Bachelor of Science at Ramapo College of New Jersey.
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
Gladys Martinez, REHS
Gladys inspects retail food establishments to ensure they are in compliance with the standards set forth in Chapter 24 of the New Jersey State Health Code. She also inspects public recreational bathing facilities, and temporary food events and follows up on retail food complaints and other public health-related complaints.
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) 250-9433
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
Christine Luciano, RN
As the Public Health Nurse, Christine assists with adult clinics, follows up on communicable diseases, and assists with school audits. Christine is also a vital part of the COVID-19 vaccine clinic team and assists the community with COVID-related questions and guidance.
Phone: (201) 250-9433
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.
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.
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 Master 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 her with questions or programming ideas.
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.
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.
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.