goHunterdon is seeking to hire an individual to serve as a Community Mobility Coach. This is a part-time, flexible, hybrid work schedule position, approximately 20 hours per week. Some in-person hours will be required to meet with clients.
The Community Mobility Coach works to address the transportation needs of older adults, persons with a disability, and individuals with lower incomes in Hunterdon County, NJ by providing transportation information and travel training, including accompanying clients on rides on Hunterdon County LINK vehicles.
The ideal candidate will have familiarity with Hunterdon County, NJ and have the ability to communicate effectively and compassionately with older adults, persons with a disability, and low income individuals.
The Community Mobility Coach will develop expertise in available transportation services serving Hunterdon County, NJ and how these services may be accessed. The Coach will respond to phone and email inquiries regarding local transportation services, identify appropriate transportation to meet individual travel needs, and provide one on one and small group “travel training” on how to identify appropriate services for travel needs, how to read schedules, reserve rides, and utilize available services.
To view the full job description and apply online. https://www.gohunterdon.org/about-us/job-postings
goHunterdon welcomed more than 130 attendees to its Annual Meeting & Awards Breakfast on Friday, September 23, 2022. Attendees included representatives from local municipalities, schools, the business community, non-profit organizations, and appointed and elected officials.
The event provided an opportunity for goHunterdon to publicly recognize individuals, organizations, and community efforts that support or promote safe and sustainable transportation within Hunterdon County, NJ. Awardees included local teachers, schools, municipalities, police departments, and volunteers. Awardees were featured in videos highlighting their achievements. Links to videos are provided below. The awards and videos may be viewed: https://www.gohunterdon.org/about-us/annual-meeting
Mark Gabel, Vice President, Gabel Associates, a Tewksbury Township resident, provided the keynote address, “The Future of Electric Vehicles in Hunterdon County”.
Seven electric vehicles from local owners and dealers including Tesla, Kia, BMW, and Volkswagen were on display in the parking lot. Representatives from Plug in America and the NJDEP “Drive it Green” initiative also joined us.
goHunterdon appreciates the financial support of Annual Meeting Signature Sponsor, Hunterdon Health Foundation, and Contributing Sponsors, Benefits Partners, BKC CPAs, Energy Kinetics, HUB International, and Taranto & Associates.
goHunterdon recently welcomed the following new board members to begin a three year term:
- David W. Behrend, Acting Executive Director, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA)
- Jessica Johannesen, Business Services Representatives, NJ Department of Labor
- Andrew V. Sinclair, Northeast Public & Government Affairs, Exxon Mobil Corporation
- Mark Warner, Vice President, Gabel Associates/ChargEVC
Members of the goHunterdon Board of Directors represent the Hunterdon business community, elected and appointed municipal officials, non-profit organizations and interested residents. The goHunterdon Board also includes Ex Officio Directors representing the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, NJ TRANSIT, Hunterdon County Department of Planning and Land Use and Hunterdon County Department of Human Services.
goHunterdon also welcomed the following as members of the goHunterdon Advisory Board for a one year term:
- Jodi Bettermann, Research & Project Specialist, Sustainable Jersey
- Jim Minadeo, President, Zero Surge
Members of the Advisory Board serve as subject matter advisors on a wide range of issues that are relevant to the organization, program development and program delivery.
A full list of the goHunterdon Board and Advisory Board may be found here: https://www.gohunterdon.org/about-us/hart-board
The Hunterdon County Department of Economic Development and Tourism recently recognized goHunterdon’s Bike Hunterdon initiative and recent collaboration with Hunterdon County in promoting the county as a bicycle tourism destination.
goHunterdon updated the www.bikehunterdon.org website to include several new bicycle routes that feature destinations along the Hunterdon 579 Trail, Hunterdon County Beer Trail, and Hunterdon Main Streets. “Bicyclists are always looking for interesting destinations when planning their rides,” says Caryl Harris, goHunterdon Bicycle Specialist. “It made perfect sense to align bike routes on the site with the County’s tourism initiatives.”
“The Bike Hunterdon website provides a visually attractive, easy to navigate, informative resource for cyclists,” says Marc Saluk, Hunterdon County Economic Development and Tourism Director. “goHunterdon is a wonderful partner in the County’s efforts to promote Hunterdon County’s natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities,” he notes.
goHunterdon is seeking a Community Mobility Associate to support goHunterdon’s expanding Community Mobility Program.
The ideal candidate will have interest in assisting individuals with transportation needs, have the ability to communicate effectively and compassionately with older adults, persons with a disability, and low income individuals.
To view the full job description and to apply online: https://www.gohunterdon.org/about-us/job-postings
goHunterdon is proud to welcome two new staff members.
Margret Thompson, Sustainable Hunterdon Coordinator
Margret Thompson joins goHunterdon as Sustainable Hunterdon Coordinator following a fourteen year career teaching 4th, 5th and 6th grades in the Bethlehem Township School District.
As Sustainable Hunterdon Coordinator, Margret will facilitate the Sustainable Hunterdon Hubs (municipal and school green teams), provide assistance to municipalities and schools in their efforts to achieve certification under the statewide Sustainable Jersey programs, promote electric vehicles (EV) by providing support to municipalities, organizations, schools and businesses exploring EV adoption, and innovating goHunterdon’s current environmental education programming, including the EV Challenge.
Margret may be reached via email, email@example.com
Caroline Cullen, Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs Associate
Caroline Cullen, an avid cyclist and outdoor enthusiast, has joined goHunterdon as part time Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs Associate. Caroline will support goHunterdon’s bicycle and pedestrian education programming, including hands on participation in pedestrian activities (walk to school events, pedestrian safety audits), bicycle skills drills (rodeos), helmet fittings, safety presentations, and community events, as well as Street Smart NJ pedestrian safety campaigns and speed studies.
Caroline is retired from a career in corporate accounting and now focuses on her passion for bicycling and hiking. Caroline is a licensed USA Cycling Level C Official and currently is the Chief Race Official for the New Jersey Interscholastic Cycling Association League.
Caroline may be reached via email, firstname.lastname@example.org