About Healthy Communities

Jennifer Olson

Jennifer Olson

Executive Direcor
Jennifer is dedicated to working in nonprofit and is responsible for the leadership of Healthy Communities of La Porte County. She has cultivated programs through grassroots movements and mobilizing community members. She has worked directly with clients in social services and later through program management. She has experience in grant writing, fundraising, and development. Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, an Associates Degree in Human Development: Child and Family Services and has completed graduate coursework in finance and business.

Christina Wright

Christina Wright

Tobacco Coordinator
Christina graduated from Purdue North Central with an Associate’s Degree in Business Marketing and Management in 2012, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies with a focus in Sociology and Psychology in 2014. She is a fire fighter and an emergency medical responder on the Long Beach Fire Department. Christina lost several members of my family to smoking related illness, sparking her passion to work in Tobacco Control.

Rametra Evans

Rametra Evans

Covering Kids & Families Lead Enrollment Specialist
Rametra is a qualified caseworker with a background in social services of over 9 years. Her experience includes providing high quality service to people who have a wide range of needs. She has a consistent track record of working successfully with individuals, families or groups, all within a variety of settings.

Deb Piotrowski

Deb Piotrowski

Covering Kids & Families, Enrollment Specialist
Deb served as a State Eligibility Consultant with the State of Indiana before retiring, after 21 years, in December of 2015. While employed by the state, she authorized cases with Medicaid, HIP, SNAP and TANF along with processing those cases. Deb likes being a part of a group that advocates for consumers to enroll in insurance. “I hope that with my experience as a former caseworker with the State of Indiana that I can contribute a lot to this great group!” She earned associate’s degree in Accounting/Computers from Commonwealth Business College in 1992, 20 years after graduating from high school! Her hobbies include cross-stitch, color in coloring books (for relaxation purposes) and read good mysteries by Patricia Cornwell and John Grisham

560

Grants Written

200

Meetings Attended

900

People Insured

5000

Smiles Recieved

Board of Directors

The Healthy Communities Board of Directors is made up of a wonderful group of people whose mission is to see the community succeed. Members on this board include:


Left to right: Tony Mancuso, Shane Watson, Elizabeth Downs, Marianne Curia, Peggy Rose, Ann Klute, Barb Mossman

 

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