Children’s Specialized Hospital President Inducted into the NJ Women’s Hall of Fame

March 26, 2013

Children’s SpecializedHospital is proud to announce the recent induction of Amy Mansue, president and chief executive officer, Children’s SpecializedHospital and resident of Hightstown into the New Jersey Women’s Hall of Fame presented by YWCA in Trenton. New Jersey Women’s Hall of Fame inductees are women who have made invaluable contributions to their career fields, and have exemplified the YWCA’s goal of eradicating racism and empowering women to better the lives of those living in their community.

Ms. Mansue’s induction into the New Jersey Women’s Hall of Fame is a reflection of the accomplishments she has achieved throughout her career. Since 2003, she has been responsible for the operations and management of Children’s SpecializedHospital, the largest provider of pediatric rehabilitation services in the country. Previously, she served as deputy chief of staff for former New Jersey Governors’ Jim Florio and James McGreevey.  In 1993, Ms. Mansue oversaw programs for children, people with developmental disabilities, and Medicaid as deputy commissioner in the New Jersey Department of Human Services. Ms. Mansue also served as vice president of Cablevision, senior vice president of strategic development for the Health Insurance Plan of New York, and president of the Health Insurance Plan of New Jersey.

“Amy's excellent leadership at Children's SpecializedHospital is invaluable to the success of our mission and health of our patients. Amy has spent her career growing professionals and community advocates,” said Robin Walton, director of Community and Government Affairs at Thomas Edison State College and chairwoman of the board of trustees of Children’s SpecializedHospital.  “She continues to inspire others by her example of empowering women to succeed, and children and their families. Children’s Specialized congratulates Amy on her well deserved recognition by YWCA of Trenton.”

Ms. Mansue has also been selected as one of the 100 most powerful people in New Jersey business by NJBiz, and one of the top 40 executives under the age of 40 by Modern Healthcare. Ms. Mansue has also been formally recognized by numerous non-profit organizations for her work on health care reform and for helping improve the lives of people with disabilities.

The Class of 2013 of the New Jersey Women’s Hall of Fame was inducted on March 21, 2013 at The Westin Princeton at ForrestalVillage in Princeton. Honoraries also include Lisa P. Jackson, former administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency; General Becky Halstead of the United States Army and first female commanding general in Iraq; Eleanor V. Horne, Community activist and former vice president of ETS; June Ballinger, executive director of the Passage Theatre Company; Dr. Gloria Santiago, Board of governors member and professor at Rutgers University and given posthumously, Mary G. Roebling, chairwoman of National State Bank.

The YWCA, host of the New Jersey Women’s Hall of Fame inauguration, is the oldest and largest multicultural women’s organization in the world. The organization has over 25 million members in 122 countries, including 2.6 million members and participants in 300 local associations in the United States. The YWCA focuses on building dedicated female leaders, providing safe environments for women in need, and promotes women’s civil rights.


Willie Colon, Co-Chair, YWCA of Trenton NJ Women's Hall of Game; Jose A. Hernandez, CEO, YWCA of Trenton; Amy B. Mansue, president & CEO Children's Specialized Hospital; Michele Siekerka, Co-Chair, YWCA of Trenton NJ Women's Hall of Fame; Kris Muse, President of the Board, YWCA of Trenton. 

Children’s Specialized Hospital is the nation’s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges — from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health. At thirteen different New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and children can achieve more of their goals. 

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