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The Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey (SHA) is a statewide, nonprofit organization, founded in 1998, whose mission is to promote and maintain a strong supportive housing industry in New Jersey serving people with special needs.
Gail Levinson is the Executive Director of SHA. Before becoming director of SHA, Gail directed the nonprofit organization, Arts Unbound, which provides skills building and earnings opportunities in the visual arts for students and emerging artists with disabilities in NJ. Gail has worked in the disability community her entire professional career serving as Director of Policy and Legislation for the Mental Health Association in NJ, Director of Advocacy for the Community Health Law Project, Liaison to the AIDS Community at the pharmaceutical company Hoffmann La Roche, and Team Leader for the NJ Children's Initiative. She holds a Masters Degree in Psychology. Her interests and goals have always gravitated toward improving community access and opportunities for people living with special needs.
Gayle Mahoney, Director of Communications, brings over 25 years of diverse experience in the areas of marketing strategy, public relations and graphic design to support SHA's communications needs. Before joining SHA, Gayle was Deputy Director at Arts Unbound. Prior to working at Arts Unbound, Gayle was the Marketing Manager for the Montclair Art Museum. Gayle studied art, journalism and communications at San Francisco State University and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in "Art in Society" from Skidmore College. She is the forum moderator for the International Council on Art and Disability.