Carol Ann is the Founding Director of Safe Kids New Jersey which was founded over thirty years ago. Part of Safe Kids Worldwide and led by Central Jersey Family Health Consortium with support from Founding Sponsor Johnson & Johnson, Safe Kids New Jersey works with families and communities to keep kids safe from unintentional injuries.   At the heart of its efforts is an extensive network of fifteen local coalitions and hundreds of partners to reduce traffic injuries, drownings, falls, burns, poisonings.  Safe Kids New Jersey has also been instrumental in gaining passage of key child safety legislation in occupant protection, sports safety and more.  Carol Ann has been recognized nationally and globally for outstanding leadership and program excellence and was honored to present its Home Safe Home initiative at the World Conference on Injury Prevention in Bangkok, Thailand. At the request of the Governor, she serves on New Jersey’s Advisory Council on Traumatic Brain Injury and was an appointee to the Governor’s Taskforce on Distracted Driving.  She also serves as a charter member to Safe Kids Worldwide’s Presidential Advisory Council.  Additionally, Carol Ann sits on the Child Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board for Central Jersey and is a nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technician.