The Cobb2020 Partnership collaborates with organizations and individuals from many parts of the community on a state, regional and local level. Our partners contribute resources and time to help make Cobb County a healthier community.
Cobb2020 is currently led by the chair, Rebecca Shipley, Multi-Branch Executive Director for Metro Atlanta YMCA, and the vice-chair, Lisa Crossman, Deputy Director for Cobb & Douglas Public Health. There is a Steering Committee with a diverse membership of 22 key community leaders who are dedicated to making significant changes to the health status of Cobb County. Our Steering Committee partners are listed below.
Cobb2020 2019 Partner of the Year
The Cobb2020 Partner of the Year Award highlights a Steering Committee Member who had a significant impact on Cobb2020 during 2019 and recognizes the work a partner has done related to the Cobb & Douglas Community Health Improvement Plan.
Dr. Monica Nandan, Director of Strategic Partnerships & Social Impact and Professor of Social Work & Human Services at Kennesaw State University, has been awarded the Cobb2020 Partner of the Year for 2019. Dr. Nandan and her agency have been active partners with Cobb2020 since September 2014. She helped create the Behavioral Health Workgroup (BHWG) and has co-lead the group over the past two years. The BHWG has had numerous noteworthy successes under Dr. Nandan’s leadership, which include hosting the 2017 Cobb & Douglas Behavioral Health Roundtable, receiving grant funding for various mental health research projects, and hosting New Horizons: A Mental Health Symposium for Community Members.
Cobb2020 would also like to say thank you to our additional community partners and grantors, as well as Implementation-Team and Workgroup members. We greatly appreciate the resources, dedication and support you all put forward. Our collaboration on various initiatives helps make healthy living more achievable and more affordable in the County where we live, learn, work, and play!