Your PATH to good health
  • Sandy Rowe, Executive Director
  • Shirley Steele, RN, PCHD Director of Nursing, SBHCs Coordinator
  • Laura Shenkman, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Elizabth Cockrell
  • Meredith Brown, RN
  • Jennifer Wilson, LPN
  • Ryan Estes, Coastal Horizons Program Director
  • Claire Caropreso, Behavioral Health Therapist
  • Megan Lee, Integrated Health Liason
  • Greg Hilgert, Behavioral Health Therapist

Our Mission

Our Staff

The Pender County Health Department is our partner and medical provider. At each of our School-Based Health Centers children who are enrolled in the PATH program can seek medical attention right at school with our Family Nurse Practitioner or one of our Registered Nurses.  Mental Health and Counseling are provided in our centers by our partner Coastal Horizons.

Make a Difference Today
  • Chris Wirszyla,  President, PhD Pender County Schools
  • Julie Taylor, Vice President, RN, PhD
  • Linda Collins, Secretary, Retired Social Worker
  • Chris Frazee, Treasurer, Premise Health
  • Leslie Bullard, Hampstead, NC
  • Dee Turner, Pender County  Parks and Recreation
  • Craig Baker, Renovation Church
  • Jennifer Frazee, Guidance Counselor
  • Laurie W.  Link, RN, Research Consultant
  • Charles Chestnut, Principal, Cape Fear Elementary 

Board of Directors
The mission of PATH is to improve access to health care services for youth and their families in Pender County. 
Pender Alliance for Teen Health was established after we identified a real need to make healthcare more accessible to students and their families. 

About PATH

About Us

At Pender Alliance for Teen Health we are working to create hope and the opportunity for a better world.

But we can only do it with your help. Join with us in our mission and donate now.