Behind every foundation grant and initiative that touches the lives of our neighbors is a dedicated staff and Board of Trustees that is committed to serving as a strong health advocate for our community.


Becca Raley, Executive Director

Casandra Jewell Sweeney, Officer Manager

Barbara Kirk, Finance Director

Ann Hess Myers, Gift Planning Officer

Heather Swartz, Communications Director

Carol Thornton, Director of Grants and Public Policy

Gail Witwer, Director of Health Promotion

Board of Trustees

Chairperson: Deborah Fulham-Winston, Community Volunteer

Vice Chairperson: Christopher Farrands, CPA, Cohick & Associates

Treasurer: Stephen Bartoli, CIMA®, Morgan Stanley

Secretary: Trish Niemitz, RN, Med, Community Volunteer

Lori Amey, MSW, Community Volunteer

Alvin Blitz, Esquire, Masonic Charities

Win Cleland, Ph.D., Community Volunteer

Benjamin Dum, Jr., CFP, TIAA-CREF

Molly Fortney, Community Volunteer

Nancy Gregor, Esq., Community Volunteer

Helen Houpt, MLS, UPMC PinnacleHealth

Ellen Peters Otto, Community Volunteer

Mark Price, PhD, Pennsylvania State Education Association

Lakshmi Polavarapu, MD, Sadler Health Center

George Pomeroy, PhD, Shippensburg University