Alumna Amy B. Mansue, president of the Southern Region of RWJBarnabas Health, has been named chair of the Board of the New Jersey Hospital Association, the state’s oldest and largest hospital and healthcare advocacy organization. She received the appointment in January 2018.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to continue to improve wellness for both individuals and local communities,” said Mansue. “Our 2018 mission statement is to improve the health of the people across the state and as Board Chair of NJHA I look forward to collaborating with other leaders and organizations to concentrate on the societal challenges that impact health in our communities throughout New Jersey.”Amy Mansue of RWJBarnabas Health

Mansue serves as president of the Southern Region for RWJBarnabas Health, which encompasses all the system’s service areas from the Raritan River south, including: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick, RWJ Somerset, RWJ Hamilton, Community Medical Center, Monmouth Medical Center, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus and Children’s Specialized Hospital. Prior to joining RWJBarnabas Health, Mansue served as president and chief executive officer of Children’s Specialized Hospital, and chief strategy officer for Robert Wood Johnson Health System.

Mansue has public sector experience at both the federal and state level and served as co-chair of the Budget Transition Advisory Committee for Governor Phil Murphy. She worked for Governor Jim Florio as a staffer on healthcare policy in Congress and in his policy office. In 1993, Mansue oversaw programs for children, people with developmental disabilities, mental health and Medicaid as a deputy commissioner in the New Jersey Department of Human Services. She served as deputy chief of staff to Governor James McGreevey.

Mansue also currently serves on the Boards of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce (immediate past chair), New Jersey Hospital Association (chair), Rutgers University Board of Trustees, New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO), Middlesex Water Company, New Jersey Policy Perspective, The Fund for New Jersey and The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Advisory Committee.

Mansue received her bachelor’s degree in social welfare and master’s degree in social work, planning and management from The University of Alabama. She resides in Hightstown, N.J.

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