Meet Joan, chair of the Northern NJ Board of Directors and an active You're the Cure advocate! #lifeiswhynj
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Joan Helfman has been a cardiovascular nurse for nearly 40 years. Twenty years ago, she became an active member of the Northern New Jersey Regional Board for the American Heart Association and is a dedicated You’re the Cure advocate.
Joan has attended numerous lobby day events over the years and now serves on the Government Relations Advisory Board. She is passionate about the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement and spreading awareness of heart disease in women. This past year, Joan has served on the NJ Government Relations Advisory Board and has been active in promoting healthy food access in Northern NJ.
In 2013, Joan was awarded the prestigious Go Red Woman of Distinction award by the American Heart Association in recognition of her tireless efforts.