Carline P. Eliezer, MSN, RN is a Telehealth Care Coordinator with 20 years of clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient care settings. She is the President of the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), an affiliate of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Union. She exclusively represents civil service federal healthcare employees and she serves as a member of several nurses association, including the NJ State Nurses Association. She is passionate about community advocacy and promoting healthier communities. Carline is a recipient honored member of the Regents of the Nightingale Society. She holds a master’s degree in community health nursing from Kean University. As a native of Haiti, she takes great pride serving her community. Carline is the founding President of the Haitian American Nurses Association (HANA) of Garden State Inc. for the term of 2018-2020. She is devoted to the missions and values of HANA.
MPA, MSN, RN is a serves as the Vice President of the Haitian American Nurses Association of Garden State, Inc. for 2018-2020. She is passionate about community service and strives to impact health care advocacy in the Haitian community. She currently works as a Nurse Case Manager and has 15 years of experience as a critical care nurse. Thalia spends her time traveling, reading and participating in community outreach events. She has served on various professional organizations that impact the minority community.
BSN, RN, CCM, FCN She currently serves as the Secretary for the Haitian American Nurse Association of Garden State. Ruth has worked for the same Health System for the past 15 years. She is a Certified Case Manager and a Home Health Nurse Coordinator. As a Faith Community Nurse, Ruth believes in working and helping her church and the community at large. Ruth is committed to the mission of HANA of Garden State. Ruth is the Founder of Harmonic Health Ministry of Eglise Baptist De La Nouvelle Jerusalem
BSN, RN-BC She currently serves as the Treasurer and nurse educator for the Haitian American Nurses Association of Garden State. Vivian holds two certifications in Oncology and Medical-Surgical Nursing. She practices with the specialization in the treatment of breast cancer and leukemia patients for over twenty-five years. Vivian is a founding member of the Yvonne McCalla Foundation Incorporated, where serves as the community nurse educator since 2007. Vivian is very passionate about promoting breast cancer awareness and treatment by educating and empowering women and men to take charge of their breast health. The YMF Inc. honored Vivian in 2016, for her community outreach and her initiatives on health promotion and disease management in the City of Elizabeth New Jersey. Vivian is very excited to serve on the executive board of this organization and is looking forward to the success of this organization.
Managing Director and Trust Counsel, is an accomplished professional with over 25 years of experience in estate and trust administration. A graduate of Mount Holyoke College, Ms. Casimir-Benoit also earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law and she is admitted into the bar in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Washington, D.C. Ms. Casimir-Benoit is a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA), a graduate of Cannon Trust School and the ABA National Graduate Trust School. She also holds the Claritas Investment Certificate awarded by the CFA Institute in 2013. In 2018, Ms. Casimir-Benoit was appointed to the American Bankers Association’s CTFA Advisory Board to serve a four-year term. She is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Bergen County and the Heart Advisory Council of the American Heart Association and serves as the Chair on the Board of Trustees of the New Jerusalem Baptist Church and is a founding member of the non-profit, Ecole Salem Education EBNJ Inc. in Irvington, NJ. Ms. Casimir-Benoit is passionate about education, good health, and well-being; hence, her mission about providing quality education to the students of Ecole Salem in Desdunes, Haiti, as well as helping prepare to generate trust and wealth advisors to develop professionally and forge fulfilling careers. She is also devoted to helping the underserved communities and is proud to be associated with the Haitian American Nurses Association of Garden State.
is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in northern New Jersey. Peterson is the Caregiver Support Program Deputy Coordinator for the VA-New Jersey Health Care System. As a U.S. Army Veteran, Peterson is passionate about providing healing based support and services to Veterans and their families. He also enjoys working with children, young adults, and families using diverse therapeutic approaches tailored to the unique needs of each new client. Peterson has experience in a variety of settings and with diverse clients, including both long-term and brief interventions. His area of expertise includes; play therapy for children who have experienced various traumas, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Children and adolescents with behavioral issues, Solution Focused Therapy, anxiety, and depression to name a few. Peterson graduated from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey with a graduate degree in Social Work and he earned an undergraduate degree in Sociology from New Jersey City University. Peterson believes that significant changes emerge when individuals are given the guidance and resource they need to draw on their own strengths and realize their potential to live satisfying, happy lives.