Buffalo, NY- On October 2nd, Buffalo Prenatal Perinatal Network (BPPN) is proud to announce three new board members, Kennedy George, Jessica Lafalce, and Randi Ness have joined the Board of Directors.

 Kennedy George is a program manager at Jericho Road Community Health Center, her focus is health equity through health education, community engagement, health promotion, and addressing health barriers. George’s work involves nutrition and movement to maintain health. She collaborates with a variety of individuals, including Medicaid recipients, non-English speakers, and perinatal patients.

Jessica Lafalce serves as a Community Outreach Director for NYS Senator Timothy Kennedy’s office. In her past years she has worked in human services and not-for-profit fields for over 10 years. Lafalce is a Jamestown, NY native. Her background in fundraising, event planning, community engagement, grant writing, and the passion of motherhood and children inspired her to join the board at BPPN.

Randi Nees, MPH serves as the Health Equity Manager at Kaleida Health. Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma Nees moved to Buffalo in late summer of 2022 from her last position at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Nees is passionate about empowering marginalized communities, fostering cultural empathy, and building inclusive communities.

Buffalo Prenatal Perinatal Network (BPPN) empowers women, fathers, and families to take charge of bettering their family health and well -being by providing education, support, advocacy, and connection to resources and services in WNY. The work of Buffalo Prenatal Perinatal Network is dedicated to honoring the dignity and capacity of individuals and communities and in promoting health equity. www.bppn.org