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Executive Committee

  Brian Rankin, President

Brian is Vice President, Senior Deputy General Counsel at Comcast.

Kathleen Noonan-120  Kathleen Noonan, Vice President

Kathleen is the Associate Vice President, Board Governance, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Senior Legal Advisor and Founding Co-Director, at CHOP PolicyLab.

judy-silver Judith Silver, Secretary

Judy is the Associate Director, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

John Whitelaw-120 John Whitelaw, Treasurer

John is the co-Director of the Aging and Disabilities unit at the North Central office of Community Legal Services, Inc. of Philadelphia.

Board Members

Carolyn Adams-120  Carolyn Adams

Carolyn is a retired Professor at Temple University’s Department of Geography & Urban Studies, former Dean of Temple University, College of Liberal Arts.

Lindsay Albright-120 Lindsay Albright

Lindsay is Chief Operating Officer at Episcopal Community Services

Louis Barson-120 Louis Barson

Louis is a small business owner, Hymies/Barsons Deli, with over 100 employees.

David Camp-120 David Camp

David is the founder and President of Rittenhouse Benefits.

Doug Carney-120 Douglas E. Carney, AIA, LEED AP

Doug is the Senior Vice-President for Facilities, Real Estate and the Capital Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Doug also teaches Real Estate Development & Construction Management at Drexel University.

  Joe Conti

Joe is Principal at Conti PHL Group LLC and President of the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters.  He served for six years as the CEO of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

Harriet Dichter-120 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.

gabriela-guaracao-web Gabriela Guaracao

Gabriela is the founder of a start-up, co-founder of Philly Set Go

Shelly Kessler-120 Shelly Kessler

Shelly is Principal SK Management Consultants and Private Management Consultant and Former Partner and Director of Nonprofit Practices at TCC Group.

  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.

  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

mustafarashed Mustafa Rashed

Mustafa is the President/CEO, Bellevue Strategies

  Frances Sheehan

Frances is the President at Crozer-Keystone Community Foundation

  Jeff Sparagana

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

javier-suarez-web Javier Suarez

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

 john-summers-web1John Summers

John is a Lawyer and Shareholder at Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller

Liz Werthan-120 Elizabeth Werthan

Liz is a Consultant for Pennsylvania Perinatal Partnership. She is also the former Chair of the Board of Directors for Women’s Way.

The Honorable 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).

Flora Wolf-120 Flora Wolf

Flora is a retired Judge with the Court of Common Pleas and former Board Member for Women’s Way.

Honorary Board Members

Christie Hastings Christie W. Hastings

Jim Martin


John Riggan  John E. Riggan

Allener Sissy Rogers-120 Allener (Sissy) Rogers


Don Schwarz-120 Donald Schwarz

Pat West-120 Patricia West