Jennifer Kelly

Jennifer Kelly is the Director of Healthy Chelsea. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than 20 years of experience working in the mental health and substance use disorder fields. With a passion for those most in need, Jen has driven the work of the Coalition toward greater impact Read More...


Ron Fishman
Community Coordinator

With undergraduate and graduate degrees in marketing from Babson College and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in hand, Ron Fishman joined the Peace Corps’ Small Business Development Program and was sent to Pasto, Colombia. It was there that his passion for working with the Latino population Read More...

Yasmine Hung
Yasmine Hung is the Youth Substance Use Prevention Coordinator. Prior to joining Healthy Chelsea, she worked for the past nine years as a community health worker, providing direct services and program coordination in various cancer prevention and case management programs aimed at addressing social determinants of health Read More...
Ryan Barry

Ryan Barry came to Healthy Chelsea upon completion of his Masters of Public Health from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and has been working as a Regional Coordinator of the Substance Abuse Prevention Collaborative grant ever since. As the Regional Coordinator, he works with the cities of Chelsea, Revere Read More...

Amy Izen

Amy Izen, M.S., CCC-SLP, has a decade of experience working as a bilingual speech-language pathologist at MGH Chelsea. She is committed to providing services that help children reach their communicative potential in the context of their linguistically and culturally diverse families and communities Read More...

Yahya Noor
Community Connector

Yahya Noor moved to the United States from Somalia more than two decades ago. He has a strong commitment and connection to Chelsea, the community where he works and lives. Yahya manages the Our Chelsea MA portal for Healthy Chelsea and works as a Somali and May-Maay medical interpreter at MGH Read More...

Madina Hassan
YFM Coordinator

Madina Hassan is the Youth Food Movement (YFM) Coordinator with Healthy Chelsea. She helps Chelsea youth learn about social justice, food justice, and ways to help improve their school food. Madina was a YFM member for 6 years and graduated from Chelsea High School in 2019. She will be starting Read More...

Kendra Dawsey
School Programs Manager

Kendra Dawsey is the School Programs Manager of Healthy Chelsea. In her position, she works closely with Chelsea School Food Services and the district around cafeteria improvement initiatives. Additionally, she helps coordinate school garden programming in Chelsea’s public schools, and co-leads Read More...