Heritage at Clara Barton
1015 Amboy Avenue
Edison, NJ 08837

732 225-5990

Our Leadership Team

John Bucci, LNHA
Executive Director

John joined the leadership team of Clara Barton in June, 2013. John has a Nursing Home Administrator’s License in the State of New Jersey, and has worked for Genesis HealthCare since 2006. Prior to joining the Clara Barton team, John worked as an Assistant Administrator at Westfield Center, and has worked as an interim Administrator in several Genesis facilities throughout New Jersey.

Jyll Farren
Admissions Director

Jyll, originally from Burbank, California, has been working for Genesis HealthCare since December, 2003.  Since joining Genesis, Jyll has received certifications by the state of NJ as Certified Assisted Living Administrator (CALA) and Certified Dementia Practitioner in 2007.  Jyll has served on the Board of Directors for the Society on Aging of NJ since 2004 as President, Vice-President of Education and Treasurer.  Jyll also is an active member of the Coalition for the Protection of Vulnerable Adults, Guardianship Association, Health Care Association, Foundation on Aging and the National Caregivers Association.  In the neighborhood, Jyll has sat on the Board of Directors for the Edison Chamber of Commerce for two years and is currently involved in a variety of committees as well as the Neighborhood Preservation Program. 

Marybeth Sondergaard
Customer Care Director

Marybeth graduated president of her nursing class in 1991 from Middlesex Community College and has been a Registered Nurse for 20 years.  Marybeth has been with Genesis since April of 2004 and has been instrumental in the center's success in achieving five deficiency free surveys over the last six years.  In addition, was given a leadership award by Genesis for Customer Care Director of the Year in her region.  Marybeth's greatest accomplishment is in receiving the 2010 National Assisted Living Nurse of the Year Award.    

Himani Bansal
Rehabilitation Program Director

Himani has been a Physical Therapist since March of 1994.  He has been with Genesis since 2008 and at Clara Barton since August of 2009.  Himani and her team are motivated to achieve quality care for residents by maximizing their ability to function at their maximum potential in order to live a happy healthier life.  As part of Himani's team, Clara Barton also has an Occupational Therapist and Speech Language Pathologist.