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Board of Directors

Executive Committee

  John Summers, President

John is a founder of the law firm Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, where he chairs the firm’s Litigation Department.

Kathleen Noonan-120  Kathleen Noonan, Vice President

Kathleen is the CEO of the Camden Coalition and co-founder of PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

 Estelle Richman, Vice President

Chair, Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc and former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.

  Frances Sheehan, Treasurer

Frances is the President at The Foundation for Delaware County.

 Harriette Lynn Starr

Lynn is the Director of Clinical Development at Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC / Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.  Lynn’s  uncle, Wilbur Hobbs, was a founder of Children First.

javier-suarez-web Javier Suarez, Secretary

Javier is the Vice President for Strategic Partnerships at the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Board Members

Lindsay Albright

Lindsay is the Chief Operating Officer for Episcopal Community Services and is a graduate of the University Of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice.

Rafi Cave

Rafi is a career mortgage and banking professional, and former Director of the William Penn School Board.

 Harriet Dichter

Harriet provides consulting services; she previously served the Commonwealth of PA as the founder and deputy secretary for the Office of Child Development and Early Learning and as Secretary, Department of Public Welfare. She has provided leadership in the public, non-profit, and foundation sectors in early childhood, working at the state, local and national levels.

 Casandra Dominguez

Cassandra is the Director of Research at Cushman & Wakefield.

Ira Goldstein, PhD

Ira is President of the Policy Solutions Group at Reinvestment Fund. He is also a Lecturer for the Urban Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania.




Leann Hart


Leann is a Symbology Analyst at Dow Jones, and a grass-roots organizer and education advocate.

  Honorable Renee Cardwell Hughes

Renee is the CEO of the Hughes Group.  She’s a former trial judge in the Court of Common Pleas of Pennsylvania and former CEO of the Red Cross of Eastern Pennsylvania.

  Phil Jaurigue

Phil is the Chairman and CEO of Sabre Systems, Inc.  He’s also co-owner of the Philadelphia Soul and Albany Empire AFL Teams.

  Ken Klothen

Ken is the Founder and principal consultant in E2K Consulting, LLC, a firm specializing in research ethics, clinical ethics, and mediation in the health care field.

Kurt Kolakauskas

Kurt is an Accountant currently serving as Director of Forensic Services at PWC.  He’s also a member of the Board of KIPP Philadelphia.

Garry Maddox

Garry is Principal and CEO of A. Pomerantz & Company and former member of the Philadelphia Phillies National League Baseball Team.

  Anton Moore

Anton is the President & Founder of Unity in the Community and is a Member of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on African American Affairs.

  Jeffrey Pasek

Jeff is a Lawyer with Cozen O’Connor specializing in labor and employment law.

 Emily Pearce

Emily is the Vice President of Marketing, IHeartMedia.

 Michael Ranck

Mike is the President & CEO – Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County.

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Mustafa is the President/CEO, Bellevue Strategies.

Ann Rosewater

Ann is a senior member of the team at Kronley & Associates and has advised foundations, non-profit organizations, federal, state and local governments and universities including Ford, Annie E. Casey, Rockefeller, Pew Charitable Trusts and Robert Wood Johnson.

 Darren Smith

Darren is a Senior Associate at Wodjak Government Affairs.  He is a lawyer and former Chief of Staff to a Senate Leader and former campaign director for various legislators.

  Jeff Sparagana

Jeff is a retired Superintendent of Schools at the Pottstown School District.

 LaTi Spence

LaTi is Counsel at TD Bank.

Honorable John J. Taylor

John is Of Counsel at the Archer Law Group and is a recently retired State Representative and former Chair of the Philadelphia Republican Party.

  Renee Turchi

Renee is Clinical Professor, Community Health and Prevention at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Teresa Ward-Maupin

Teresa is the Senior Vice President of Digital & Customer Experience at Comcast.

John F. White, Jr.

John is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Consortium.  He also headed the Department of Public Welfare under Pennsylvania Governor Robert Casey and served as Director of the Philadelphia Public Housing Authority (PHA).


Honorary Board Members

Jim Martin

John Riggan  John E. Riggan

Allener Sissy Rogers-120 Allener (Sissy) Rogers

Pat West-120 Patricia West