Administrative Office

4000 Gateway Centre Boulevard, Suite 200
Pinellas Park, FL 33782
727-507-6330

Staff Directory

Mary Jo Plews, L.C.S.W.
Executive Director
(727) 507-6330 Ext. 221

Cindy Mullins
Office Assistant
Telephone: (727) 507-6330 Ext. 224

Nate Forbes 
Finance Manager
Telephone: (727) 507-6330 Ext. 222

Gina Castellano
Finance Assistant
Telephone: (727) 507-6330 ext. 232

Maria Dacosta
Senior Contracts Manager
Telephone: (727) 507-6330 ext. 226

Julia Sharp
Community Development Coordinator
Telephone: (727) 507-6330 ext. 227

Lisa Brown
Community Liaison
Telephone: (727) 507-6330, ext. 238

Anna Tsiorba
Doula Coordinator
Telephone: (727) 249-8589

Mary Martinez-Drovie (habla español)
CI&R Program Manager
Telephone: (727) 507-6330 ext. 237

Francys Puckett (habla español)
Family Partner
Telephone: (727) 507-4260 ext. 225

Gwen McFall
Family Partner
Telephone: (727) 276-4237

Valerie Velez (habla español)
Family Partner
Telephone: (727) 507-4260, ext. 239
Telephone: (727) 249-6408

Vacant
Family Partner
Telephone: (727) 301-4087

Grazia Traca
CI&R Program Assistant
Telephone: (727) 507-4260, ext. 230

Kerrie Fine
Senior Program Manager, EMPOWER and 1st 1,000 Days
Telephone: (727) 507-6330, ext. 229

Taren Harris
Family Advocate 1st 1,000 Days
Telephone: (727) 507-6330, ext. 234

Alba Rachlin (habla español)
Family Advocate 1st 1,000 Days
Telephone: (727) 507-6330, ext. 233

Toni Jackson
EMPOWER and 1st 1,000 Days Program Assistant
Telephone: (727) 507-6330, ext. 223

Parents As Teachers + Staff

Linda Thielmann, M.S.
Program Director
Telephone: (727) 350-5899 ext.321

Noelle Moody
Program Assistant
Telephone: (727) 350-5900 ext.322

Melinda Pierce, L.C.S.W.
CAPTA Therapist
Telephone: (727) 350-5900 ext. 329
Work Cellphone: (727) 678-4355

Deborah Clark-Craddock, RN
CAPTA Nurse Supervisor
Telephone: (727) 350-5900 ext. 332
Work Cellphone: (727) 296-6964

Susan Stroemel
Lead Parent Educator
Telephone: (727) 350-5900 ext. 328
Work Cellphone: (727) 657-2226

Shadana Jones
Parent Educator
Telephone: (727) 350-5900 ext. 324
Work Cellphone: (727) 678-6742

Connie Darrow
Parent Educator
Telephone: (727) 350-5900 ext. 325
Work Cellphone: (727) 678-3355

Rosa Estrada (habla español)
Parent Educator
Telephone: (727) 350-5900 ext. 326
Work Cellphone: (727) 307-7779

Linda Sheffer
Parent Educator
Telephone: (727) 350-5900 ext 323
Work Cellphone: (727) 631-6110

Robin Gipson
Parent Educator
Telephone: (727) 350-5900 ext 327
Work Cellphone: 727-678-9828

Kadeja Cooper
Parent Educator
Telephone: (727) 350-5900 ext. 333

Marisa Borgia, RN
CAPTA Nurse
Work Cellphone: (727) 296-6963

Adjunct

CI & R OFFICE BASED STAFF SUPERVISOR

Justin Dudas
DOH North County
727-275-6396

CI & R OFFICE BASED STAFF

Guillermo Lopez (habla español)
Evara Health-Clearwater & Turley Center in Clw
727-296-6967

Ayeshah Fuller
Johnnie Ruth Clark
727-688-2539

Cynthia Mangio
Evara Health-Pinellas Park
727-240-9277

Devine White
Bayfront High Risk
727-687-9200

Alisa Causevic
Evara Health-High Point
727-296-6971

Healthy Start Coalition of Pinellas, Inc. has been assigned Registration number CH8865 by the Florida Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

The mission of the Healthy Start Coalition of Pinellas, Inc. is to promote healthy pregnancies, babies, and families by providing services and facilitating access to resources through community partnerships while advancing racial equity and cultural responsiveness.
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4000 Gateway Centre Boulevard, Suite 200
Pinellas Park, FL 33782 | 727-507-6330
info@healthystartpinellas.org