Kelly Witkowski has been named as the executive director for the March of Dimes New Jersey Central Division, as the organization celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. In her new role, she will be responsible for organizing and managing all activities in the division including program projects, fundraising, committee and board functions, and communications and community services within the division area of the chapter.
“Kelly has earned her way to the executive director role and I am very excited about all the great things she will bring to the Central Division,” said Addy Bonet, State Director of the New Jersey Chapter of the March of Dimes.
Kelly joined the March of Dimes in October of 2008 as the community director of Middlesex County. In this role, Kelly managed volunteer committees, cultivated relationships with local businesses, schools and residents and executed the largest March for Babies event in New Jersey.
In 2010, Kelly was promoted to senior community director and took on additional responsibilities of the Raritan Valley March for Babies and Signature Chefs Auction. Kelly was honored to sit on a March of Dimes Task Force in 2010 to work with staff across the region to improve March for Babies events and create useful materials and trainings for employees.
In her new role as executive director of the March of Dimes Central Jersey Division, Kelly is looking forward to working with staff and volunteers who are dedicated to improving the health of babies and increasing the March of Dimes’ presence in Central Jersey.
Kelly currently sits on the Somerset County Business Partnership’s Board of Directors and is the co-chair of the Emerging Leaders of Somerset County. Kelly is a graduate of Loyola University Maryland with a bachelor of the Arts in History and Music. She resides in Hillsborough with her husband and dog.
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide and its premier event, March for Babies®, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. For the latest resources and information, visitmarchofdimes.com, nacersano.org, Facebook and Twitter.