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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.

 

Alison McKee

 

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 spent the last five years as the Director of Temple University’s Wellness Resource Center. In this role she led the development, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive health promotion and prevention programs that addressed the needs of a diverse student body and built institutional capacity to foster student well-being through training, technical assistance, and the development of resources for faculty and staff. She grew the department’s impact through grant funding, branding, and building strong collaborative relationships.

Prior to this, Alison served as the Senior Director of Education & Training for Planned Parenthood Keystone where she was responsible for oversight of all education and training programs for a 37-county territory. There she expanded educational offerings to more than 10,000 participants 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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