MEET OUR STAFF

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

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

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

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

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

REGISTRAR OF VITAL STATISTICS

Carmen Nist, CMR

Carmen oversees all Registrar duties at the Commission. These duties include issuing licenses for marriage, 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.

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

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

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

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20 West Prospect Street,

Waldwick, NJ 07463

Tel: 201-445-7217

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Fax: 201-445-4001