Linda Gyimoty, MA
Linda joined our team in January, 2017 as Executive Director. In addition to her Master’s Degree in Psychological Counseling, Linda brings over 30 years’ experience working with and for vulnerable children, adults and families. As an experienced leader she has worked to mobilize hundreds of volunteers and community leaders to provide a range of services in Central and Southern New Jersey. Most recently, in her last role as the Executive Director of United Way of Ocean County, Linda also helped to coordinate critical disaster relief and recovery services. Working with local and national faith-based partners, she helped maximize the county’s aid to those families most impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Linda is thrilled to have the opportunity to share this range of experience with our team and the seniors and communities that we support.
Grants and Program Analyst
Karen came to Interfaith Caregivers in February 2018 with over 12 years of working in the nonprofit association field. After receiving a Masters in Public Administration in Nonprofit Management from Seton Hall University, she worked full-time at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities, and Association of Environmental Authorities and as a stay-at-home mom working from home as the part-time Administrator of the New Jersey Affordable Housing Professionals. While having many different titles and duties within the nonprofit sector, this is Karen’s first grant writing experience. Karen enjoys kickboxing, cooking, home improvement projects and delightfully playing with and watching her young daughter grow and explore her world.
Nancy joined Interfaith Caregivers Greater Mercer County in May 2018 as a recently retired executive with over with over 35 years of Software Development experience in the manufacturing, publishing and construction industries. She holds a B.S. from The College of New Jersey, and is a mother to two children and has five grandchildren. With experience in managing the care of elder parents, she is excited to give back to the community by working for a nonprofit.
Janet Zito, BS, CPA
Janet has worked in both Public and Corporate accounting, owned her own business, and, most importantly, stayed at home to raise her 3 children. She has been a volunteer with Interfaith Caregivers since 2012, and decided to join our professional staff at the end of 2017.
Project Healthy Bones Coordinator
Evita joined the Interfaith family in June 2017 as Coordinator of our wellness program, Project Healthy Bones. She is pursuing her Master’s Degree in Pastoral Care at Fordham University, has over 10 years experience in education settings and four years experience volunteering in multicultural and senior service organizations. In addition, Evita has certifications in Negotiation and Conflict Management, Conflict Analysis and Basic Mediation.
RSVP, Program Director
Lisa joined our team in March 2018 as the Retired Senior Volunteer Program Director (RSVP). She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Education, teaching certificate and brings over 10 years of experience working with non-profit agencies meeting the needs of the underserved population, ranging from young children to the elderly. For over five years she worked for Family & Children’s Services where she coordinated an RSVP Program in Monmouth County. She trained, placed and mentored 200 volunteers in the Reading Buddies and Healthy Buddies Programs which served children in low economic communities. She is very excited to utilize her past experience and to work with the elderly disabled to help provide them with opportunities to remain living independently.
Nancy E. Remer, RN, BSN
Nurse Case Manager
Nancy was appointed in April 2013 to assess and manage client needs, conduct trainings and provide supervision of program activities and staff. As a registered nurse, Nancy is an accomplished healthcare professional with a 30-year record of achievement as a nurse, nurse supervisor and nurse manager. From 1978-2012, she worked for Princeton Surgical Associates, managing staff and overseeing all aspects of patient care. Her nursing skills and experience caring for large populations of patients enhance our scope and focus of caregiving services.
Dorothy M. Richardson
Dottie first served as an Administrative Assistant during the agency’s early years, and returned to the organization in 2009. Her knowledge of the history of the organization and love of the community is invaluable in helping conduct outreach. Dottie assists in the recruitment, training of volunteers and provides assistance and support to our caregivers and care-receivers.
Brigitte Palumbo, RN
Brigitte joined ICGMC in December 2017 as a Nurse Case Manager to assess and manage client needs and to assist with program delivery. She is a licensed Registered Nurse and has several years of experience working in home care and with developmentally disabled clients.