October 16, 2017

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Molly Henry, MSW, President

Independent Development Consultant

Community Expertise: Provides strong leadership in areas of fundraising, donor relations and parenting.

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Joan Holliday, RN/PHN, Secretary

Registered Nurse and Community Activist

Community Expertise: Provides expertise in areas of maternal health and nutrition and is a community activist with strong relationships with partnering agencies. As a previous nurse with the Chester County Health Department, Joan referred many current and past clients to the YoungMoms program.

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Casey Irwin, PhD

Financial Risk Consultant, Chatham Financial

Community Expertise: Provides expertise in the areas of child development, cognitive skill building, and early mathematics education.

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 Melissa Jarratt, PHR, SHRM-CPTreasurer

Human Resources Director of The Columbus Organization

Community Expertise: Provides strong leadership in areas of organizational development, finance and personnel management and training.

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Paul Keenan

Dupont Global Operations Manager (Retired)

Community Expertise: Provides leadership in operations management and organizational development, and strong relationships with community non-profit partners.  Helped identify the need for and launch the YoungDads initiative.

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Bridget Kirkner, BSN, RN-BC

YoungMoms program graduate and Registered Nurse at Christiana Care Health Systems

Community Expertise: As a former YoungMoms’ client who successfully graduated from the program and is now self-sufficient, Bridget provides both insight and expertise on the unique circumstances and needs of YoungMoms’ clients and brings the “voice” of both past and current YoungMoms to the Board of Directors.

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Kristin Proto

Executive Director, The Garage Community & Youth Center

Community Expertise: Provides extensive experience in the areas of organizational development, fundraising and personnel management. Through her work at the The Garage, Kristin has a visible presence in the community and strong relationships with area funders. 

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Tracy Smith, J.D.  

Licensed Attorney

Community Expertise: Has worked with many non-profit, community-based organizations both as an attorney and as a volunteer.  Provides a legal perspective as well as a passion for YoungMoms and our local community.  

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Joyce Taylor, PhD, RN, CCRN

Assistant Professor in Nursing, Penn State University

Community Expertise: Provides expertise and partnerships in areas of maternal health, child development, vocational development and post-secondary education.