Meet Interfaith Caregivers Dedicated Staff
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.
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.
Melissa has worked in both Corporate and Not for Profit accounting for over 20+ years. She currently holds a B.A in Finance, and is currently enrolled to become a Certified Human Resource Officer. She is a wife and mother of 5, in addition to 5 amazing “glam” children whom she adores.
Maria Sergio, CTRS
Project Healthy Bones Coordinator
Maria joined Interfaith in September 2021 as a part-time Coordinator of our wellness program, Project Healthy Bones. Prior to joining our team, Maria worked for 10 years in the Senior Living Industry as a Director of Recreation where she developed recreation and leisure programs for patients in short-term rehabilitation, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, assisted living, and independent living residents. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreational Therapy from East Carolina University and is national certified as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS). Maria is a self-taught artist who owns and operates her own wood working/pyrography small business out of her home.
Lauri Harbison, MPH
Project Healthy Bones Coordinator Assistant
Lauri first joined ICGMC as a caregiving volunteer in 2007. When the agency moved to Hamilton in 2011, Lauri volunteered in the office for a while, and in 2012 was asked to assist with the administration of the agency’s new Project Healthy Bones program. She has held numerous part-time roles with ICGMC since then, but has been a Project Healthy Bones peer leader volunteer since 2013. Prior to her involvement with ICGMC, Lauri worked in not-for-profit and government agencies, including pharmacy assistance for seniors, adult day health, disability research and international volunteerism. She has a passion for working with older adults and on programs that improve quality of life and health, and promote independent living.
Nancy E. Remer, RN, BSN
Senior 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
Volunteer Manager (Diversity Outreach)
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.
Denise Manheimer, RN, BSN
Denise joined ICGMC in March 2019 as a Case Manager to assess and manage client needs and to assist with NHN program delivery. She is a licensed Registered Nurse and has several years of experience working in medical settings and providing case management support.
Cheryl joined our team in July 2019 bringing many years of experience in non profit management within mental health, emergency assistance and employee/volunteer training and development. She directed an interfaith hospitality program working with congregations and local community organizations in southern Ocean County, seeking new volunteers to offer assistance to families in need. Cheryl is married and has a grown son and daughter. She is an active member of her church and serves in leadership roles within several ministries.
Carla Winters, Ph.D.
Carla started working with ICGMC as a volunteer Caregiver in February, 2021, and was excited to join the staff as we work to fulfill our mission. A self-proclaimed lifelong learner, the former collegiate professor brings a variety of expertise in research, writing, and assessment. As a certified athletic trainer, Carla is passionate about wellness for everyone, regardless of age or ability.
Marketing & Communications Consultant
Kathy joined ICGMC in March 2020 with several years of experience developing and implementing marketing campaigns for business-to-business organizations in the greater Philadelphia area. Her experience ranges from designing digital assets to monitoring performance analytics. Kathy is eager to share her marketing experience to help increase ICGMC’s visibility. In her free time, she enjoys amateur photography, painting, and travel.
Web Design Consultant