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.

Our 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

Richard Davidson, Chair, Millville BOE
Nicole Albanese, Secretary, Bridgeton BOE
Jerry Velazquez, Executive Committee, Cumberland County Improvement Auth
Megan Duffield, Executive Committee, Cumberland County Tech Ed
Laurie Ryan, Executive Committee, Upper Township BOE
Scott Musterel, Executive Committee, Vineland
Mark Mallet, Executive Committee, Lower Cape May Regional Schools
Frank Badessa, Executive Committee Alternate, Upper Deerfield School District
Donna Phillips, Executive Committee Alternate, Buena BOE
Chris Destratis, Executive Committee Alternate, Penns Grove – Carneys Point BOE

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


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