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JENNIFER CARBONE
Grant Writer

Jennifer Carbone researches, writes and stewards all Answer’s grant prospects, proposals and reports. She is passionate about social justice and is gratified to use her skills to support an organization that is advancing reproductive justice and gender equity through comprehensive sexual health education for youth. In her career, Mrs. Carbone has worked for Meridian Health, Fulfill, and Americas Gleaned Seafood. She holds a Master of Social Work from Rutgers University and is extremely proud to be back at Rutgers and especially Answer, which was founded at the School of Social Work. 

 

 

 

ERICA PASS, PSY.D.
Editorial Content Developer

Erica Pass works directly with Answer's teen editorial staff to develop stories and blog posts for Sex, Etc., our teen-written, sexual health magazine and website. In the past, Erica worked as an editor and writer (most notably for Nickelodeon, a division of Viacom). She is the author of several books for children. She is also a licensed clinical psychologist who works in private practice. Erica has also worked at the counseling center at Rutgers University, where she was a key liaison to the RU Center for Social Justice, working closely with the campus LGBTQ student population. Erica is thrilled to be back at Answer, where she can combine her professional interests of editing, writing and working to develop sexual health content that is accessible to teens. She holds a B.A. in English from Binghamton University and a Psy.D. in clinical psychology from
Rutgers University.

 

 

 

ALISON McKEE, M.Ed.
Executive Director 

Alison McKee, M.Ed. (she/her) is an accomplished sexuality educator with over 15 years leadership experience in both the higher education and non-profit sectors. Alison earned her undergraduate degree in Women’s Studies at Temple University, and her Master of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University. Alison believes that sexual health and well-being is foundational to an individual’s ability to thrive. Promoting comprehensive sex education that centers the individual, and their lived experience, is always at the core of her professional work.

Alison previously served as the Director of Temple University's Wellness Resource Center where she led health promotion efforts, inclusing sex education, for a larger campus community. Prior to this, Alison spent nine years as the Senior Director of Education & Training for Planned Parenthood Keystone, where she was responsible for oversight of education and training programs across a 37-county territoty. There she expanded education offerings to serve more than 10,200 individuals annually through community-based programming and outreach.

Alison has taught thousands of individuals in a variety of settings, including undergraduate and graduate level courses in human sexuality. She has also led professional development training focused on a wide range of topics related to human sexuality, mental well-being, inclusion, and suicide prevention.

 

  

 

 

TAZMINE WEISGERBER, CHES
Training and Technical Assistance Manager

Tazmine Weisgerber, CHES is an experienced and committed educator in the field of sexuality education. Ms. Weisgerber is the Training & Technical Assistance Manager at Answer where she is responsible for providing professional development to sexuality educators around the country, including the implementation of the Foundations: Core Skills Training for Sex Ed initiative. She also provides sexual health training for the Sex, Etc. teen staff and works on other national sexual health projects which aim to further the reach and scope of comprehensive sexuality education. Ms. Weisgerber was the recipient of a Global Youth Ambassador grant from Planned Parenthood Global which allowed her to travel to Kenya for a learning exchange where she developed a curriculum for young parents to develop the necessary skills to discuss sexuality with their children. Prior to joining the Answer team, Ms. Weisgerber was an educator with Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central & Southern New Jersey. She holds a B.S. in Health Education with Teacher Certification (and a Minor in Psychology) from Montclair State University. 

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