Meet Our Staff
Debbie came to NJCA in December of 2022 from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Child Advocacy Center, where she started in 2006 as the bilingual victim advocate. After leaving the field for a few years to raise her daughters, in 2015, Debbie took on the role of MDT/CAC Coordinator. She quickly gained a reputation of being an inspiring leader with a deep care for the children who come to the CAC and the MDT professionals who give them hope, help them find their voice, and seek justice on their behalf. She did a great deal of community outreach to raise awareness of child abuse prevention and response and the services provided at the Monmouth County CAC. Additionally, she has served on numerous state committees and task forces, providing her expertise and advocating for policies to help protect children.
Nydia Y. Monagas, Psy.D.
Director of Statewide Initiatives
Nydia has been with NJCA since 2012, and currently serves in the role of Director of Statewide Initiatives, leading programs in mental health, legislative advocacy, and child abuse prevention. Nydia has been on the faculty of the Child Advocacy and Policy Program at Montclair State University for the last 12 years. Previously, she conducted psychological evaluations and provided therapy for child victims of abuse. Nydia holds a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers’ Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. She enjoys spending time with her family, cheering on her three children at their many sporting events, and cuddling with her two fun-loving dogs.
Peter Boser, J.D.
Director of Member Services
Pete was a child abuse and sex crimes prosecutor at the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office over 30 years. In his position as Director of the Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit, Pete coordinated the design and construction of the Monmouth County Child Advocacy Center. Upon the opening of the MCCAC, Pete worked on developing the protocols and procedures to ensure an appropriate team response to reports of child abuse. Pete holds a J.D. from Rutgers Law School. In his spare time, hanging out with family, finding and fixing up old hi-fi equipment, and wandering around the state discovering new pizza and hot dog joints.
Olga Aramini, M.B.A.
Director of Communications and Outreach
Olga joined NJCA in 2018, and currently serves as Director of Communications, focusing on raising awareness and support for Child Advocacy Centers and NJCA, as well as educating communities about child abuse prevention, recognition and reporting. She holds an M.B.A. with a concentration in Organizational Development from the George Washington University, as well as a Nonprofit Management certificate from Drexel University and a Nonprofit Marketing and Strategic Communications Certificate from Arizona State University, and is currently completing her M.S.W. at Rutgers University. Outside of work, Olga enjoys spending time with her husband, three sons and floppy-eared hound dog, as well as photography, travel, and audiobooks.
Katherine Ruiz, B.S.
Training and Communications Coordinator
Katherine earned a B.S. in Homeland Security from Monmouth University. Prior to joining NJCA, she worked with the Morris County Communications Center as a Public Safety Telecommunicator. She also previously worked with the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office as an Investigative Agent and interned with the Somerset County Office of Emergency Management and Emergency Services Training Academy. During her free time she likes to travel, read, go to the beach, try new restaurants with friends, and explore the city.