Janet brings an impressive array of experiences to the position,” said Foundation president, Richard Nelson, MD. “We feel she is an excellent choice to lead the Enright Melanoma Foundation at this critical time."
Summit, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 26, 2013
Melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer and the most common cancer among young adults, ages 25-29. Janet Horowitz of Rockaway Township, NJ, was recently named the new Executive Director of the Enright Melanoma Foundation, in Summit, NJ. With two sons in this age range, she brings passionate leadership to this important nonprofit organization, which provides health through education – preventing melanoma and skin cancers through knowledge.
Janet is a community service professional with over 25 years of experience in the nonprofit, education and corporate sectors. She has a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Organization Management from Seton Hall University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Ithaca College. Janet brings vast experience in fundraising, resource development, volunteer management, nonprofit board management, marketing and public relations. Her background includes leadership roles at CIT Group, Family Service of Morris County, New Jersey After 3, Anti-Defamation League of NJ, NCJW Essex County Section, and private consulting. Janet also helped to form the grassroots organization The Parent Resource Network in Rockaway Township, NJ. She is a member of the Association for Fundraising Professionals and the American Marketing Association.
"We are very fortunate to have Janet Horowitz as our new Executive Director. Janet brings an impressive array of experiences to the position,” said Foundation president, Richard Nelson, MD. “Her background as a highly respected non-profit consultant and as a successful leader for other organizations, coupled with her outstanding skills and talents, make her an excellent choice to lead the Enright Melanoma Foundation at this critical time."
The Enright Melanoma Foundation was created in honor of former Summit Medical Group Internist Joseph Enright. The Foundation promotes awareness, early detection and prevention of melanoma – the disease which caused Dr. Enright’s premature death.
About the Enright Melanoma Foundation:
The Enright Foundation, founded in is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the community about melanoma and other skin cancers, as well as working with medical professionals to prevent this deadly skin cancer. Their programs focus on health through education by teaching about the prevention, early detection and care of melanoma cancers through workshops and lectures across New Jersey. The Enright Melanoma Foundation served over 3,000 individuals in 2012. Upcoming events include the 5th Annual Health TREK Bike and Hike Event on May 11, 2013. To learn more about this organization, please visit http://www.enrightfoundation.org or call (908) 464-0277.