Contact Us

The office hours for the American Diabetes Association's New Jersey office are:

  • Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

To reach staff members by phone, please call 732-469-7979. Wait for the prompt and then enter the appropriate extension from the listings below. You are also welcome to email staff with any questions or comments you may have.


Majken Mechling<br />Region Vice President, MidAtlantic Region
ext. 4645

Taran Connelly
Area Executive Director, New Jersey
ext. 3514

Katy Lido
Director, Development (Events)
ext. 3521

Michael Franken
Project Manager
ext. 3516

Barbara Marsicano
Specialist/Office Manager
ext. 3513

Christine Norton
Manager, Development
ext. 3507

Tony Nunno
Manager, Development
ext. 3524

Barbara Ortiz
Director, Community Health Strategies 
ext. 3510

Doreen Pustizzi
Regional Associate Director, Marketing & Communications
ext. 3517

Peter Ruccione
Director, Corporate Development
ext. 3515

Valerie Thorpe
Manager, Development
ext. 3541

Shana Vono
Associate Director, Development
ext. 3520

Laura Wertz
Project Manager
ext. 3506

  • Last Reviewed: February 17, 2015
  • Last Edited: June 27, 2016