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CAMERON CORNELL 

Business Assistant 

Cameron Cornell is the Business Assistant for Answer and the Accounting Assistant for the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. At Answer, he handles the coordination, administration, and reconciliation of the program's grants and other funds. He holds a B.S. in finance from The College of New Jersey and has previously worked within the business sector of the healthcare and technology industries.

   


 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

DAN RICE, M.Ed.
Executive Director 

As a leader in the field of sex education, Dan Rice has participated in updating the National Sexuality Education Standards with the Future of Sex Education (FoSE) partnership and co-chaired the committee that developed the Professional Learning Standards for Sex Education with the Sex Education Collaborative (SEC). He is also the co-author of Foundations: Core Skills Training for Sex Education, author of Answer's online professional development workshop Boys and Sex Education: Beyond Statistics and Stereotypes, and works as a content expert on AMAZE.

In addition to his work expanding national access to sex education, Dan Rice has extensive experience working directly with youth in public and private schools, community-based organizations, foster programs, the juvenile justice system, communities of faith, teen-to-teen leadership programs and mentoring groups. He began his tenure with Answer in 2007 as a program coordinator, working in both the national training initiative and the Sex, Etc. teen-to-teen program. Since then, he has worked at Answer as a trainer, consultant, online workshop instructor and director of training. In addition to his work at Answer, Dan Rice, has also served as a drop-in center coordinator for Pride for Youth, the first suburban coffeehouse for LGBTQ youth in the country; trainer/co-coordinator to the teen council at HiTOPS; and the director of education and outreach at Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Virginia. Mr. Rice holds a Master of Education degree in curriculum and instruction from Western New England University.

 

  

 

 

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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