Personnel

Angela Centellas

Program Manager

As the Program Manager, Angela is responsible for the organization and coordination of GVRC operations. She works closely with the center Directors to plan and develop scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, budget, and timing for new initiatives. Prior to joining the GVRC, she was engaged in work involving hospital quality improvement, maternal and child health, stakeholder engagement, health equity, and program evaluation. She received her Master's degree in Public Health from the Rutgers School of Public Health in 2015.

Patrice Harley

Communications Specialist

As the Communication Specialist for the GVRC, Patrice is responsible for increasing an managing the public awareness on the centers initiatives and brand. She works closely with media outlets to maintain a favorable public image, manages social media presence, creates communications campaigns, and more. Patrice received her BA in Communications with a concentration in Journalism, PR, and Marketing from William Paterson University. She also holds a Public Relations and Project Management Certification from Rutgers University and is pursing a MCM from the Rutgers School of Communications where both creativity, social media management, public relations, and journalism is something she has a passion for. Before joining the GVRC, she worked as a Communications Manager for Fortune 500 companies in a variety of business sectors.

Gerrae Brown

Program Assistant

As the GVRC Program Assistant, Gerrae works closely with the Program Manager on all operational activities. Gerrae handles the day-to-day logistics of the center, facilitating meetings and coordinating expenses. Gerrae brings over 18 years of administrative support experience to her role at the GVRC.

Keith White

Data Consultant

As the GVRC Data Consultant, Keith is the Director of Public Health Affairs at the Rutgers School of Public Health. Keith has been active in New Jersey government and politics for decades, having worked for several state-wide campaigns and local elections.  Early in his career, he served as Legislative Director for the New Jersey Association of Counties and as a Research Associate for the New Jersey Business and Industry Association.  Keith has been an adjunct faculty at Rutgers for over a decade, conducting research and teaching journalism, government, and politics courses.