About Us

Southern Coastal Fund Mission Statement

The mission of the Fund is to provide a long-term solution to control escalating benefit costs while providing programs for employees to obtain quality care.

Out mission has been accomplished by:

  • More effective management of claims/payments
  • Negotiating with area providers to lower claims costs
  • Negotiating with national networks for access to specialized facilities
  • Providing support in bargaining unit contract negotiations
  • Educating employees

Click here for an informational overview brochure to learn more about the Southern Coastal Fund.

Executive Committee

Fund Chair Pasquale Yacovelli – Buena Regional BOE
Secretary Nicole M. Albanese – Bridgeton BOE
Members Bruce Harbinson – Cumberland Regional BOE
Nicole Albanese – Bridgeton BOE
Paige Sharpe-Rumaker – Dennis Twp BOE
Jerry Velazquez – Cumberland County Improvement Authority
Stephanie Kuntz – Hopewell BOE
Richard Davidson – Millville BOE
Alternates Megan Duffield – Cumberland County Tech Ed
Cherie Bratty – Upper Deerfield BOE

FINANCE AND CONTRACTS COMMITTEE

Pasquale Yacovelli (Chair)

Jerry Velazquez

Richard Davidson

OPERATIONS AND NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

Nicole Albanese (Chair)

Jerry Velazquez

Stephanie Kuntz

WELLNESS AND CLAIMS COMMITTEE

Paige Sharpe Rumaker (Chair)

Bruce Harbinson

Megan Duffield

CURRENT FUND MEMBERS

Alloway Township BOE
Bridgeton BOE
Brigantine City
Buena Regional BOE
Cumberland County Charter School Network
Cumberland County Improvement Authority
Cumberland County Technical Education Center
Cumberland Regional BOE
Dennis Township BOE
Downe Township BOE
Hopewell BOE
Lawrence Township BOE
Lower Cape May Regional School District
Lower Township BOE
Millville BOE
Ocean City BOE
Penns Grove
Pittsgrove Township
Salem County
Upper Deerfield BOE
Vineland BOE
Waterford Township BOE
West Cape May BOE
Woodbine BOE
Woodstown Borough

 

For more information about the Southern Coastal Health Insurance Fund and New Jersey Health Insurance Funds (“hi” funds)  in general, visit hifundnj.com