ASTHVI Board of Directors

Jennifer Auman

Jenni has a Bachelors in Education and over 20 years professional experience in Early Childhood. She has spent the last 11 years as the Nebraska State Lead in evidence-based home visiting. She is a professional, an advocate for children and families, an adult educator, a coach and most importantly a mom. Jenni is passionate about what she does and believes strongly in the mission of NDHHS: “Helping People Live Better Lives.” She has conducted national-level presentations for Healthy Families America and the American Academy of Pediatrics, made many state and local-level presentations, and served actively as a member of several national and state level boards advocating for the prevention of child maltreatment.The greatest accomplishment in Jenni’s life is that her two children have become thoughtful, compassionate, and kind adults! Her family lives in Panama, just south of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Maggie Enlow

Maggie Enlow has nearly 10 years of experience planning, implementing, and evaluating maternal and child health programs. She has focused on programs related to home visiting, child development, infant and early childhood mental health, continuous quality improvement (CQI), policy development, and early intervention services. Her area of expertise includes program evaluation, technical assistance, data collection and analysis, and data-informed

Currently, Enlow is the Program Director of the Applied Evaluation and Assessment Collaborative (AEAC), housed within the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), where she supports organizations and partners to tell their stories and communicate their value to improve our world. She values collaboration, teamwork, responsiveness, creativity, and innovation and strives to bring those values when assisting and managing projects.

Prior to joining the AEAC, Enlow worked as a home visitor and program supervisor for a home visiting program located in Birmingham, Al. She received her MPH in Health Care Organization and Policy/Maternal and Child Health from UAB in 2021. She is currently seeking her PhD in Health Behavior from UAB, along with a graduate certificate in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Advocacy.

Terri Enters, Wisconsin

Terri Enters has been the WI Project Director for MIECHV program for the past 5 years.  Previously Terri was the state Part C Coordinator for the WI Early Intervention Program for 6 years. Terri has a bachelor’s degree in Special Education and a master’s degree in Community Mental Health. Terri’s career has always been focused on supporting children within the context of families. Her experience has ranged from being a classroom teacher to an in-home play therapist for children with autism to university course instructor, and nonprofit management to state administration.

Kehaulani Fernandez

Kehaulani Fernandez is the Program Coordinator for Lake County Tribal Health Consortium’s Tribal Home Visiting Program in Northern California, the land of the Pomo. Their Consortium consist of six federally recognized Tribes. She started in this program three years ago as a Family Advocate and is newly appointed as Program Coordinator. Her background is in early childhood education, and she has taught preschool and managed different preschool and infant centers.

She believes in this work–to empower Native families to strengthen their emotional, mental, physical, social and spiritual wellness and to increase connections to their culture and community so that parents and children are safer, healthier, happier and more resilient. Kehaulani is married to her high school sweetheart and together they have five amazing children.

Pamela Finch

LCDR Pamela Finch is one of the Nurse Supervisors for the Nutaqsiivik-NFP program, a nurse home visiting program for moms and babies at Southcentral Foundation in Anchorage, AK. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Alaska, Anchorage and recently received her Master of Science in Management and Leadership from Western Governors University.

Pamela’s passion is maternal child health, which has been her focus throughout her nursing career. She was a nurse at an outpatient pediatric clinic in Olympia, WA for 6 years. She has been at Southcentral Foundation now for 17 years where she has served in many roles. First in the Outpatient Pediatric Clinic as an RN Case Manager, a Senior RN Case Manager and then as the Clinical Specialist-RN and Manager of the Lactation Program. She transferred to the Nutaqsiivik program in 2020. She is a Certified Pediatric Nurse, certified in Care Coordination and Transition Management, and is a Certified Lactation Counselor. Pamela joined the US Public Health Service in 2015 and is active in multiple committees including the local branch of the Commissioned Officers Association as President Elect. Pamela enjoys spending time watching her son play sports, spending time with family, traveling, and being active outside in our beautiful state of Alaska.

Jeremy Heyer, Hawaii

Jeremy Heyer serves as the Home Visiting Program Supervisor for the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health, where he is responsible for hospital-based screening and evidence-based home visiting services. He has over a decade of experience in administering home visiting programs and Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) grant initiatives. Currently, Jeremy participates in the State’s Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Health Integration Prenatal to Three Program, Child Find Data and Systems Thinking Workgroup, Hawaiʻi Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Workgroup, and Families First Initiatives. He began his work with U.S. Health and Human Services programs in 2002 and has since been dedicated to fostering collaborative partnerships for system-wide improvements.

Christine Silva, MassachusettsChristine Silva has been working on the Massachusetts MIECHV team at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) for 10 years. She joined the MA MIECHV team in 2013 as an Epidemiologist. In 2020 Christine was promoted to MA MIECHV Director. MA MIECHV implements three evidence-based home visiting models: Parents as Teachers (PAT), Healthy Families America (HFA), and Healthy Families Massachusetts (HFM), and one MDPH-developed universal home visiting program, Welcome Family. In addition to MA MIECHV, Christine has led and worked on other high priority projects, such the MDPH Racial Equity Data Road Map, integration of recovery coaches in home visiting services, and supporting policy changes to the Parents as Teachers model, and served as an expert for multiple HRSA-funded projects. Christine represents MA MIECHV and MDPH on multiple state and national committees including the ASTHVI Data Committee and Rapid Response Team, National Home Visiting Resource Center’s Advisory Board, and AMCHP Innovation Committee. Christine received a B.A. from Boston University and an MPH from the Boston University School of Public Health, is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

Catriona Macdonald

As ASTHVI’s Executive Director, Catriona has worked with the Board of Directors to promote a culture of open peer-to-peer collaboration while championing the issues facing home visiting administrators and communicating essential information to policymakers.  Her leadership was especially impactful during the 2015-18 MIECHV extension/reauthorization process and through the COVID-19 pandemic, where her work supported home visiting in providing services despite unprecedented circumstances.

Catriona has spent her career working on issues of importance to socially and economically disadvantaged children, families and communities.   As the President of Linchpin Strategies, a boutique strategic advisory and government relations firm, she focuses on health, education, and disability policy.  Her experience on Capitol Hill includes working for Senator Edward Kennedy, Congressman Steny Hoyer, the House Majority Leader, and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee.    Catriona’s experience in the executive branch includes working as a budget and policy analyst in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management and Budget at the US Department of Health and Human Services.

She received her B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, and a Master’s in Public Policy from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.