The Asthma Coalition of Erie County (ACEC) is a consortium of professionals and community members who work to improve the management of asthma among children in Erie County in New York State.
Our Mission: We mobilize people and resources to improve the lives of those affected by asthma.
Our Vision: Asthma will never limit the lives of people in Erie County.
* Achieve Sustainability * Standardization of Quality Care
* Expand Reach * Build Community Capacity
* Implement Systemic Changes
ACEC envisions communities in which all children with asthma and their families receive quality health care, manage their asthma well, and live healthy and active lives. ACEC is a program of the American Lung Association of the Northeast and is funded by a grant from the New York State Department of Health.
Anyone interested in making a difference in the lives of children with asthma can join for FREE. Head over to our contact page for more information.
Meet Our Team
Jennifer L. Sullivan, MS Ed - Coalition Director
Jennifer has been active in the field of public health for over fifteen years. She joined the Asthma Coalition of Erie County last fall as its Director. Prior to working for the Asthma Coalition, Jennifer worked at the American Cancer Society, devoting much of her time to tobacco education, and the development and implementation of tobacco-free college campus policy change at the local and state levels. She also worked extensively on nutrition, physical activity and sun safety.
In the Fall of 2014, Jennifer was honored as a national recipient of the Norman Myers Award for Leadership in Tobacco-Free Campus Policy for her work with Tobacco-Free College Campuses across New York State.
Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania; and her Master of Science in Education from Buffalo State College.
In her spare time, Jenn likes to ski, play with her horses, and have fun with her family...whatever that may be! Jenn has worked as an instructor at the Lothlorien Therapeutic Riding Center, helping children with special needs learn how to ride horses.
Jennifer, her husband, and two children live with their dog in Eden.
In her role as Director, Jennifer is responsible for overseeing the strategic priorities of the Asthma Coalition of Erie County, establishing and maintaining key partnerships, and helping to improve the quality of care and education for asthmatics and their families in Erie County.
You can reach Jennifer via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stacie B. Waddell, MS Ed - Coalition Program Manager
Stacie joined the Asthma Coalition of Erie County in January 2014. Stacie has extensive experience in fundraising, special events, volunteer recruitment and training, and public relations/social media/marketing. Prior to the Asthma Coalition of Erie County, Stacie worked for the American Cancer Society, the Western New York Public Broadcasting Association, Delaware North Companies and the Girl Scout Council of Buffalo & Erie County. Stacie earned her Certified Fundraising Executive Credentials, and is a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Course.
Stacie earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Sport & Event Management from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island; and her Master of Science in Education, specializing in Higher Education Administration, from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
In her spare time, Stacie enjoys volunteering her time with the Mothers of Preschoolers Group (MOPS) at her church, cooking, and traveling. Stacie, her husband, their daughter, and their two dogs live in Akron.
In her role as Program Manager, Stacie is responsible for supporting the administrative needs of the Coalition, as well as overseeing specific projects. She maintains the data collection and entry necessary for the grant, and supports the team in their endeavors.
You can reach Stacie via email at: email@example.com.