Jennifer Shore, MA (She/her)
Jen joined the Focus for Health team in January 2019. Jen has spent most of her career in the field of human services, specifically working with high-risk populations and people with disabilities. Throughout the years, she has incorporated her interest in wellness and nutrition into her career. Jen has partnered with various organizations throughout the last 25 years and has written numerous cookbooks and wellness manuals geared towards people with disabilities, as well as WIC and SNAP recipients. When Jen is not working, she can be found cooking, gardening, and driving her kids to sports practices.
In addition to her work in human services, Jen is very involved with various boards and organizations in her community. Jen has degrees in Psychology from Rutgers University and Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Kiaya Conover (She/her)
Kiaya is a native of New Jersey who joined Focus for Health in January of 2020, as a program coordinator. She graduated from Rutgers University with a B.S. in Public Health. During college she spent a majority of her spare time volunteering by tutoring children in New Brunswick. After college Kiaya worked for various non-profits that focused on Maternal Health. Outside of work Kiaya enjoys spending time with her daughters, talking to friends, and trying new restaurants.
Kanea Matias (she/her)
Administrative Support Coordinator
Kanea joined the Focus for Health team in September 2022. She has an extensive art background from Pratt Institute Brooklyn and earned a Fine Arts BFA, (emphasis in painting). Kanea recently earned a Women’s entrepreneurship certificate from Cornell University in January 2022. She has worked well with her local non-pro-fit Arts Society to teach the fundamentals of drawing and painting to underserved children. She has always been self-sufficient and organized, especially since she has been a stay-at-home mom the past 6 years. She is excited to help support her new team as they expand and plan for bigger endeavors. She is originally from New Jersey and has also lived in Brooklyn, NY, and North Carolina.
Kanea spends her time outside of work by juggling being a mom, wife and artist! She enjoys having her family around her as she continues to work on commissioned work. She also loves to visit places of interests to her family, as well as play with their family dog Bean.