Youth Services Commission

Inter Agency Council
98 Market Street; Salem, NJ 08079

Melanie Ernest, MA
Salem County Inter Agency Council of Human Services, Inc.
Executive Director
856-935-7510 X 8314
Fax: 856-935-7747

Frank Carozza
Salem County Youth Services and C.I.A.C.C.
Program Coordinator
Salem County Inter Agency Council of Human Services, Inc.
856-935-7510 Ext. 8451
Fax: (856)935-7747

Amy Kiger
Salem County Inter Agency Council of Human Services, Inc.
Office Manager
856-935-7510 Ext: 8317
Fax: 856-935-7747

Resolution 86-130 (N.J.S.A. 2A:4A-91) requires the Board of Freeholders to establish the Citizens Advisory Committee for assistance in submitting a comprehensive plan for Youth Services to the Commissioner of the Department of Human Services.


Meeting Schedule

In accordance with JJC regulations and the Open Public Meeting Act, please see these dates below for the Salem County Youth Services 2018 CY Meeting Dates. They will be distributed via email, posted on the Salem County Website, in the basement of the courthouse, and any cancellations/communications will be done via electronic and social media.

Location: All meetings will be held at: St. John’s Parrish House 76 Market St, Salem, NJ 08079

2018 Meeting Dates & Times

  • January 3rd @ 12:00PM EST.
  • February 7th @ 12:00PM EST.
  • March 7th @ 12:00PM EST. (Cancelled due to weather)
  • April 4th @ 12:00 PM EST.
  • May 2nd @ 12:00PM EST.
  • June 6th @ 12:00PM EST.
  • September 5th @ 12:00PM EST.
  • October 3rd @ 12:00PM EST.
  • November 7th @ 12:00PM EST.
  • December 5th @ 12:00PM EST.

Meeting Minutes:

PDF DOWNLOAD: Planning Document

Youth Services Commission By-Laws



Said terms to expire on December 31, 2018.

  • Warren MabeyLaw Enforcement Representative – Voting
  • Lois KawajiriVicinage Asst. Chief Probation Officer – Voting
  • Charles MillerSalem County Sherriff – Voting
  • John StranahanPolice Chief Penns Grove PD – Voting
  • Allen CummingsPolice Chief Pennsville PD – Voting
  • Peggy NicolosiCounty Superintendent of Schools – Voting
  • Gabrielle HallPublic Defender – Voting
  • Armando GonzalezSupervising Probation Officer – Voting
  • Glen DonelsonMid-Atlantic States C&EC – Voting
  • Rick BirdJuvenile Parole – Voting
  • Jennifer RodriguezYouth Advocate Program – Voting
  • Judge Sandra Lopez Presiding Judge Family Court – Voting
  • Ron HudakCommunity Rep. CGS Partnership – Voting
  • Chuck GoldsteinCGS Partnership Director – Voting
  • John LenahanSalem County Prosecutor – Voting
  • Anna Jean KuhlInterested Citizen – Voting
  • Sarah KuhlSubsidy Case Manager-Childhood Education – Voting
  • James WhittCommunity Rep. Ranch Hope – Voting
  • Warren MabeyLaw Enforcement Rep. – Voting
  • Kathleen LockbaumBoard of Social Services-WIB Board – Voting
  • Jerry OglesbyLocal DCP&P Office – Voting
  • Lauren SnyderDirector Mobile Response Family Crisis Intervention Unit – Voting
  • Becky DiLisiandroCounty Mental Health Director – Voting
  • John SwainSpecial Services School District – Voting
  • Karen VannCGS Family Support Organization – Voting
  • Greg WolfCourt Services Supervisor – Voting
  • Frank CarozzaYouth Services Program Coordinator – Non-Voting
  • Spencer YoungJJC/YSC State Court Liaison – Non-Voting
  • Melanie ErnestExecutive Director-Salem County Inter Agency Council of Human Services, Inc. – Non-Voting
  • Melissa L. DeCastroFreeholder Director – Highest Co. Elected Official – Non-Voting

Salem County Continuum of Care
Consolidated Application renewal for entities that previously received funding: HMFA State HMIS Lead and Salem County Leased Apartments/Homes Programs. Documents:


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