Director & Deputy Director
Pauline M. Seitz is the Director of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Local Funding Partnerships (LFP), a national program office located at the Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET) of New Jersey. Seitz has extensive experience building partnerships within the philanthropic community and is often invited to speak to conferences of grantmakers and nonprofits.
From 1987 to 1994 Seitz worked at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) as a program officer and then as a senior program officer. During her tenure she was responsible for a portfolio of grants including multi-site programs on nursing and school-based health centers. She also helped create the foundation's original local funding partnerships program.
Seitz left RWJF in 1994 to become the LFP program's full-time director. From1995 to 2001 Seitz also assumed the directorship of New Jersey Health Initiatives, another RWJF program office that was co-located at HRET.
Earlier in her career Seitz was director of the Nurse-Midwifery Faculty Practice at Case Western Reserve University School of Nursing, where she served as an instructor and clinical instructor.
She serves on the board of the Sisters of Charity of Cleveland Foundation, is past president of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers and a former member of the National Board of Directors for the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers.
Seitz received a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University School of Nursing, a master's in midwifery from Columbia University, and a Master of Public Administration degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She was a 1998 Leadership New Jersey Fellow.
Curtis E. Holloman became a Deputy Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Local Funding Partnerships (LFP) in 2006. Previously he served as Deputy Director of the Southern Rural Access Program, another RWJF national program office, where he worked on improving access to health care in rural underserved communities. During that time Holloman was on the faculty of the Rural Health Policy Center in the Family and Community Medicine Department, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He was also the principal consultant for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Delta States Initiative, a federal grant-funded effort to help improve the health of people who live in the Mississippi Delta region.
Earlier in his career Holloman served as local Health Director in two North Carolina counties. Among many issues he worked to provide infant and child health care, safe drinking water, and access to obstetrical care for low-income and migrant women. He created public and private health partnerships and worked with non-profits and faith-based organizations to prevent and treat chronic and urgent health conditions in local communities. He was formerly Associate Director of Operations for Robeson Health Care Corporation, a consortium of community health centers.
Holloman was a legislative intern with the US House of Representatives. He studied public administration and political science, earning his master's degree at Appalachian State University and his bachelor's at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.