Director of Health Community Initatives
Dawn Ragland has been appointed to the position of Director of Healthy Community Initiatives for Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS). In this role, Dawn will manage The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore, which offers programs and services for older adults, The Rothenberg Center for Family Life, which provides health education and wellness programs, Volunteer Services, and the Food Pantry. Dawn will also handle the development and application of grants related to support for older adults and other community members.
Prior to joining JFS, Dawn served as a Program Manager for the Family Service Association of New Jersey. In addition, she has held the positions of Family Support Assessment Specialist for Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative, and a Recruitment Specialist/Case Manager for Atlantic Human Resources.
A graduate of Northcentral University, Dawn earned a Master of Arts degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology. In addition, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Stockton University. In addition, Dawn is a member of the Maternal Experience Advisory Board and a volunteer at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.