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Who We Are

Who We Are

A team dedicated to helping children dream big, achieve personal success and impact their world in positive ways.

Executive & Administrative Staff

Steve Basel
Maintenance Director

Bob Bechtold
Director of Program Services

Jennifer Cairns
Executive Director

Christopher Cavendish
Business Operations & Human Resources Manager

Charley Chmura
Director of Operations

Sayward Elliott
Director of Development

Cathy Fodor
Office Manager & Aquatics Fitness Instructor

Danielle White
Director of Finance & Business Operations

Program Staff

Yasir Al Salih
Program Director, Boys' Healthy Choices

Bonnie Banze
Adult Fitness & Learning Gardens Instructor

Cydney Haines
Program Director, Girls' Education

Timothy Gerrits
Robotics Director

Kyle Glaser
Program Director, STEAM Programs & Storytelling

Hannah Komita
Program Director, Girls' Healthy Choices

Dan Turkovich
Sr. Program Director

Marcus Williams
Program Director, Boys Education

Board of Directors

Board Chairman
John Sebastian

Board Vice Chairwoman
Demeshia Seals
DLRS Consulting

Board Treasurer
Mark Rutherford
PNC Bank

Board Secretary
Wendy Koch

Susan Ardisson
bit-x-bit, LLC

Jayme Butcher
Blank Rome LLP

Carol Caroselli

Robert Grove
Comcast Cable, Keystone Region

Anthony Marfisi
First National Bank

Paul Martin
McCrossin Foundations

John Mazur
Eden Hall Foundation

James Murrin
Nestlé Professional Beverages

George Pashel

Ted Pettko
Schneider Downs & Co., Inc.

Rachel Rutkoski, C.P.M, CPSM

Nathan Shaffer

Andrea Clark Smith


Ambassador Board Members

Diana Bucco

Sharon Cowden

Kevin Dowd

Jeanine Fallon

Pamela Meadowcroft

Marge Petruska

Larry Richert

Geoffrey Stillson

Lauren Sufrin

Al Toohey