Leslie Stivale, Immediate Past President, Public Policy Co-Chair

Leslie Stivale is the Executive Director of Triple C Housing (Triple C). Under her leadership, Ms. Stivale has expanded Triple C’s supportive housing program, leveraging multiple funding sources to develop high quality housing, preserve existing housing stock and respond to the tremendous need for a range of housing opportunities for persons of very low income, formerly homeless and recovering from mental illness.

Ms. Stivale possesses twenty three years of experience in behavioral health, human services and the supportive housing industry having worked within the private and non-profit sectors in senior and executive management. She holds a master’s degree from Montclair State University, a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University, a certificate in Nonprofit Executive Leadership from Rutgers Business School, is a certified psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner (CPRP) and accredited residential manager.

Ms. Stivale works closely with local, regional and state initiatives, coalitions and committees such as; chair of the Camp Kilmer Collaborative Base Realignment & Closure; vice chair of Middlesex County PAC; chair of the Middlesex County Single Point of Entry Subcommittee/Continuum of Care; The Jewish Renaissance Foundation Steering Committee 2012; officer of NJPRA, Inc., member of NJAMHAA, SHA, and USPRA, and The National Council for Behavioral Healthcare.  In 2010, Ms. Stivale was appointed by the Governor to the Interagency Council to Prevent and End Homelessness. 

Ms. Stivale currently serves as President of NJPRA, Trustee of Project Live, Inc. & Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey.