Kathleen Hiltner, Board President

What are three words that describe you?

Supportive, Happy, Impulsive

What are you the happiest doing when you are not working?

Cooking and being on the beach

Who is someone you admire and why?

My husband, Harry.  He came into my life 30 years ago.  He accepted my children like his own, put up with me with all the involvement that I have in organizations and non-profits and he is my best friend.  I am happy to say that we have been married for 25 years.

 

David Herron, Board Vice President

What are three words that describe you?

Fun, thoughtful, retired

What are you the happiest doing when you are not working?

Exercising and reading

Who is someone you admire and why?

Teachers, for all of the obvious reasons

 

Jen Segelken, Board Secretary

What are three words that describe you?

Caring, thoughtful, optimistic

What are you the happiest doing when you are not working?

Spending time with family and friends

Who is someone you admire and why?

My grandmother for her strength, sense of humor and compassion

 

Amanda Yeager, Board Treasurer

What are three words that describe you?

Compassionate, trustworthy, determined

What are you the happiest doing when you are not working?

Watching football and traveling with my family

Who is someone you admire and why?

My sister. As a nurse, the amount of dedication she has to her patients on a daily basis and personal sacrifice that she makes for their well-being is incredible. She has persevered through the recent health crisis with poise and grace. She lives in the present every day, looking forward and never back.

 

Robert Worley

What are three words that describe you?

Caring, Listener, and “Doer”

What are you the happiest doing when you are not working?

Relaxing by my lake

Who is someone you admire and why?

Desmond Tutu for his passionate and positive outlook despite nearly insurmountable adversity

 

Zahira Sabir

What are three words that describe you?

Humble, energetic, witty

What are you the happiest doing when you are not working?

Anything outdoors or involving great food!

 Who is someone you admire and why?

Every person who has to juggle the demands of a family/children and outside projects (careers, education, etc.).

 

Julia Brines

What are three words that describe you?

Energetic, Adventure Seeking & Loyal

What are you the happiest doing when you are not working?

Playing on the beach with my kids, Ava & Ana

 Who is someone you admire and why?

Amelia Earhart – I connect with her love for adventure and always challenging the status quo to push the standard to a higher level in both ability and equality.

Emily Capella

What are three words that describe you?

I try to demonstrate these qualities, Empathetic, Energetic, and Efficient

What are you the happiest doing when you are not working?

Connecting with my family and friends

 Who is someone you admire and why?

I admire teachers because they have the responsibility to educated children under their charge. They have the ability to impact a generation.

 

 

 Suzanne Kourlesis

What are three words that describe you?

Independent, Determined, Curious

 What are you the happiest doing when you are not working?

Besides hanging with my hubby, walking and shopping

 Who is someone you admire and why?

US Representative John Lewis, for his lifelong battle for Civil Rights

 

Sandra Parker

What are three words that describe you?

Family, love, friendship

What are you the happiest doing when you are not working?

Spending time with my family and friends

 Who is someone you admire and why?

My parents. They were Immigrants.  My mother was born in Italy and my father in Poland. They came to the United States as young children and worked hard to get their citizenship. My mother left school to work in a factory and my dad, although he attended some college, began working by 14 for the family bakery. My parents were honest people and productive. I admire that.

 

Angelique Flynn

What are three words that describe you?

Empathetic, Philanthropic, and Ambitious

What are you the happiest doing when you are not working?

When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and of course my dog, reading, and practicing yoga.

 Who is someone you admire and why?

I admire my dad.  He is a brilliant businessman, who’s not afraid to take risks, but he also puts his family first and he is patient, generous, and kind.

 

Sandra Barksdale

What are three words that describe you?

Compassionate, easy going, optimistic

What are you the happiest doing when you are not working?

Since I retired from the Phildelphia  School District as the Payroll Manager, I have greatly enjoyed traveling the world with my sister and our travel group.. I also really enjoy spending time with my friends and family.

 Who is someone you admire and why?

I admire Michelle Obama immensely. She is the best possible role model for all girls, but especially girls of color. She embodies everything young women aspire to become. She shows them that they can be/do whatever they desire.

Mark Hatoff

 

Betsy Ramos