Christine “Chrissy” Buteas, Edison resident, former South Plainfield councilwoman, President of the Women's Political Caucus of New Jersey, and President and CEO of the Home Care & Hospice Association of New Jersey, has been named to the prestigious NJBIZ 2017 40 Under 40 List. As the CEO of the Home Care & Hospice Association of New Jersey, she represents more than 160 home health agencies, hospices, and health care service firms serving hundreds of thousands of patients annually. NJBIZ will celebrate Christine and the other honorees on September 11th at an awards ceremony in Freehold.
“I am immensely grateful for this recognition and the exposure that it gives to the home care and hospice community in New Jersey,” stated Christine “Chrissy” Buteas. “Our industry plays a vital role in the lives of numerous New Jersey families, so I am honored to represent the professionals who are doing this needed and challenging work.”
Christine is also a member of the board of Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ), the leading senior-level executive women’s organization that is committed to increasing the presence of women serving on corporate boards and in the top leadership of New Jersey companies. Christine serves as the Chair of EWNJ’s Programs Committee.
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“Executive Women of New Jersey congratulates Christine on this well-deserved honor,” said Michellene Davis, Esq., President of Executive Women of New Jersey and EVP and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer for RWJBarnabas Health. “The work of our organization would not be possible without effective and committed leaders like Christine. She is a trailblazer who exemplifies the best in business leadership and public service, and it is wonderful to see her recognized for her dedication to corporate and social responsibility.”
In addition to her work with EWNJ, Christine is the President of the Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey, a statewide multi-partisan organization that is committed to increasing the number of women serving in elected and appointed office. She also has an extensive track record of public and community service in South Plainfield where she was a councilwoman and a member of the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Public Celebrations Committee, Health Advisory Committee, and the South Plainfield Suburban Women’s Club. As a result of these and other contributions, she was recently inducted into the South Plainfield High School Hall of Fame, recognized by Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter as a 2016 Women of Excellence, and honored with the Rutgers University Eagleton Institute of Politics Hazel Gluck Award.