Youth Services Commission

The Youth Services Commission is headed by the Inter Agency Council of Human Services located at 98 Market Street; Salem, NJ 08079

Salem County Inter Agency Council of Human Services, Inc.

Jody Veler – Executive Director
856-935-7510 Ext. 8451
Fax: 856-935-7747

Christina DiGiovacchino – Program Director
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 the Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meeting Act, please reference the dates listed below for the 2019 Salem County Youth Services Commission meeting schedule. All meeting dates are distributed via email, listed on the Salem County website, and posted within the Salem County Courthouse. All cancellations and emergent communications will be announced via telephone, electronic mail, and social media.

Location: St. John’s Parrish House, 76 Market St, Salem, NJ 08079

2020 Meeting Dates:
Due to the pandemic, meetings are held via zoom and the public may reach out to Christina DiGiovacchino at to attend.

  • January 8, 2020
  • February 5, 2020
  • March 4, 2020
  • April 1, 2020
  • May 6, 2020
  • June 3, 2020
  • July 1, 2020
  • September 2, 2020
  • October 7, 2020
  • November 4, 2020
  • December 9, 2020

Meeting Minutes:


Youth Services Commission By-Laws

CHAIRPERSON: Anna Jean Kuhl
VICE CHAIRPERSON: James Whitt

MEMBERS

  • Judge Harold U. Johnson – Presiding Judge, Family Part of the Superior Court (Vicinage XV)
  • Alexandra Oasin – Family Division Manager
  • Curtis J. Hurff – Chief of Probation, Salem County
  • Gordon Ostrum – Deputy Freeholder Director, Salem County
  • John Lenahan – Prosecutor, Salem County * Gabrielle Hall- Public Defender, Salem County
  • Gabrielle Hall – County Public Defender
  • Judith Sechuetti – District Manager, Salem County DCP&P
  • Rebecca DiLisciandro – Mental Health Administrator, Salem County
  • Peggy Nicolosi – Superintendent, Salem County Schools
  • Jack Swain – Superintendent, Salem County Vocational School
  • Jeff Harvey – Ranch Hope, Youth Shelter Director
  • Jody Veler – Salem County Human Services Department Director/ Executive Director Inter Agency Council
  • Jim Whitt – Community Advocate (Co-Chairperson)
  • Greg Wolf – Team Leader, Salem County Family Court/Youth Detention Center Director
  • Lauren Snyder – Director, Juvenile Family Crisis Intervention Unit and Mobile Response
  • Charles Miller – Sherriff, Salem County
  • Maggie Vaughn – Director, Salem County Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
  • Kathy Lockbaum – Director of Board of Social Services, Workforce Investment Board Representative
  • Glen Donelson – Business Representative, Mid-Atlantic States
  • Anna Jean Kuhl – Community Advocate (Chairperson)
  • Under Sheriff Warren Mabey – Salem County Sheriff’s Office
  • Ron Hudak Care Management Organization
  • Jennifer Rodriquez – Director, Youth Advocate Programs
  • Sarah Kuhl – Subsidy Case Manager, Rutgers Southern Region Resource and Referral
  • Armando Gonzales – Probation

Non Voting & Ex-Officio Members:

  • Spencer Young – JJC Liaison
  • Christina DiGiovacchino – Youth Services Commission Coordinator
  • Jody Veler – Salem County Human Services Department Director/ Executive Director Inter Agency Council

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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