Our Board

Board of Directors

The composition of the Coalition’s Board of Directors is diverse, including three hospital systems, two federally qualified health centers, independent provider offices, social service and behavioral health organizations, and organizations dedicated to advocating on behalf of Camden residents.

Board Officers – 2016


Kim Barnes
Lourdes Health System – Vice President for Planning & Development

Vice Chair

Joan Gray
Virtua Health System – Director of Ambulatory Services


Stephen Shultz
Volunteers of America Delaware Valley – Chief of Staff


Marilyn Mock
Fair Share Housing, Northgate II – Director of Social Services

Board Members

Ramon Acosta
Ramon Acosta, MD, PC – Physician

Louis Bezich
Cooper Health System – Chief of Staff to the President & CEO

Susan McAllister
Cooper Health System – Medical Director of Quality, Division of Hospital Medicine

Amit Bhalodia
Virtua Health System – Physician

Veronica Whyte
Kennedy Health System – Corporate Director, Population Health and Transitions of Care

James McCabe
Kennedy Health System – Chief Medical Information Officer

Chaya Bleier
Abigail House – CEO

Eileen Henderson
Center for Family Services – Chief Operating Officer

Nicholas Kellmayer
CAMcare Health Corporation – Vice President & CFO

Martha Chavis
Camden Area Health Education Center (AHEC) – Executive Director

Patricia DeShields
Project H.O.P.E. – CEO

Russell Harris
Lourdes Health System – Vice Chief of Emergency Medicine, Lourdes Medical Associates

Terri Wilson
South Jersey Behavioral Health – President/CEO

Thomas Tracy
Oaks Integrated Care – Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer

Jeffrey Kleeman
Fairview Village Family Practice – Physician

Evelyn Liebman
AARP New Jersey – Associate State Director for Advocacy

Mellene Palmer
Bayada Nurses – Associate Director, CMV

Anthony Phoenix
Camden Churches Organized for People – Member and Camden Resident

Vincent Papaccio
Reliance Medical Group – Executive Vice President & COO

Troy Johnson
Community Advisory Council – Member and Camden Resident

Rev. Yvonne Lawrence Sims
Community Advisory Council – Co-Chair and Camden Resident