NJ SHARING NETWORK’S VP AND CHIEF CLINICAL OFFICER CAROLYN WELSH RECOGNIZED FOR 20 YEARS OF SERVICE
Welsh Instrumental in Saving & Enhancing Thousands of Lives
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Joe Roth, President and CEO of NJ Sharing Network, said that the organization is recognizing Carolyn Welsh for her 20 years of service to the non-profit, which is committed to saving lives through organ and tissue donation. Welsh joined NJ Sharing Network in 1999 as Hospital Services Manager and rapidly advanced to take on broader responsibilities and positions, including expanding clinical, regulatory compliance and operations. Welsh serves as part of NJ Sharing Network’s Senior Leadership Team that guides the organization.
“Over the course of her career, Carolyn’s combination of intellect, passion and compassion have enabled her to make a positive impact on those who have given the gift of
life, along with their families,” said Roth. “Through her leadership, Carolyn and her clinical team are making significant contributions not only here at NJ Sharing Network, but within the broader organ and tissue donation community.”
Carolyn is a member of the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) COO Council and the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) OPO Committee.
“I can’t imagine a more rewarding way to have spent the last 20 years of my life. I have come to realize that working to change the world with donation and transplantation is my purpose. It is truly an honor and a privilege to be at NJ Sharing Network to work with families during a tragic loss and to save the lives of so many waiting for a life-saving transplant,” said Welsh.
She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Seton Hall University in 1994 and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership. She lives in Colts Neck, NJ with her husband, Tom, and sons Scott and Kyle.
About NJ Sharing Network
Dedicated to saving lives through organ and tissue donation, NJ Sharing Network is the nonprofit organization responsible for the recovery and placement of donated organs and tissue for the nearly 4,000 New Jersey residents waiting for a life-saving transplant. With headquarters in New Providence, NJ, the organization, selected by NJBizas one of the state’s “Best Places to Work” for the second consecutive year, is also part of the national recovery system, serving the 115,000 people on the national waiting list. In 2020, the Transplant Games of America are coming to New Jersey with more than 12,000 people expected to attend this biennial multi-sport festival recognizing the success of donation and transplantation and honoring the generosity of donors and their families. To learn more, get involved and register as an organ and tissue donor, visit NJSharingNetwork.org