Our Board

PA FAMILIES INC BOARD MEMBERS 2007
 
 
CHRISTINE BREAKSTONE
1121 Mays Mill Road
Kennerdell Pa 16374
814-720-3013 c
814-498-2811
CHAIR
VENANGO COUNTY
Parent
Areas: brain trauma, mental health, FGDM, collaborative board,
 
 
KAREN BRENNEMAN
8453 Hickory Hill Road
Oxford Pa 19363
610-932-8864
Parent
VICE CHAIR
CHESTER COUNTY
Areas: bipolar support group, FGDM, Love and Logic, advocacy, therapeutic foster parent and respite care, Sibshops   ( sibling support )
Committee member- Finance,training
 
 
JODY BENNER
35 Country Club Road N
Northampton Pa 18067
Parent
610-882-0142 w
484-695-5722 c
SECRETARY
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY
Areas: NAMI, CFST, suicide prevention, CSP, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission; disabilities committee, Unity House Advisory Board
Committee member- Publicity,
FINANCE COMMITTEE CHAIR
 
 
GINNY JONES
2001 North Front St
Building 1
Suite 316
Harrisburg Pa 17102
Parent
717-232-3125 work
717-649-0616 c
TREASURER
DAUPHIN COUNTY
Area: CASSP Training,
Committee member- Conference, Finance
 
 
CATHERINE GRAY
Community Family Satisfaction Team
561 East Market St
Bethlehem Pa 18118
Snail mail or email to Jodi Benner
610-861-2741 w
Parent
COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVE
NORTHAMPTON/LEHIGH
Area: adopted issues, state criminal system, CST, schizophrenia,
Committee member- Conference
 
  
ANITA MILLER
Community Prevention Partnership
227 North Fifth Street
Reading Pa 19601
610-376-6988
484-529-9311 c
Parent
BERKS COUNTY
Area: ADHD,
PUBLICITY COMMITTEE CHAIR
 
 
CAROL STAHL
125 Knox Street
Norristown Pa 19401
484-433-7165 c
Parent
MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Area: behavior issues, mental health, IEP, Governor’s Institute for Parent Involvement,
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE CHAIR
 

RENEE BASILE- BEARSE
Union City Family Support Center
38 North Main Street
Union City Pa 16438
814-438-7550  w
Parent
ERIE COUNTY
Area: adopted children with multiple issues, CTC, CISP, FGDM, COMPASS,
Committee- finance
 
  
BRENDA FRANCO
227 North 5th Street
Reading Pa 19601
610-376-6988
bilingual
Parent
BERKS COUNTY
Area: advocate, bilingual Spanish, runs support group,
Committee member-Policy and Procedures,
 
  
SANDRA HAUSE
119 East North Street
New Castle Pa 16101
724-657-0226 office 8am- whenever
Fax-724-657-8550
Parent
LAWRENCE COUNTY
Area: advocate, Client Satisfaction Team-CST, Children’s Commission, CASSP Parent Advocate, NAMI, school advocate, systems advocate. Conference planning/implementing, newsletters, information supplier, bulk mailing, computer work, administrative work.
WEBSITE/NETWORK COMMITTEE
CHAIR
 
 
CRYSTAL KARENCHAK
490 Washington Street
St Marys, Pa  15857
814-594-0133 c
814-772-3838 w
Parent
ELK COUNTY
Areas: Employed at CAPSEA Inc. Citizens Against Physical and Emotional Abuse, She has been involved withCAPSEA since 1993. She is a certified Sexual Assault Counselor
Advocate and work with all ages and genders.
Elk County Family Resource Network
Elk County FRN Youth Committee Member
Elk County Key Leader for Communities that Care
Elk County CYS MDT team
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Board of Directors ,
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Trainer for Family to Family
Pa Coalition against Rape Board of Directors
PCAR Public Policy Committee
Rallying Youth Organizers Together against Rape facilitator
Pa Commission against Crime and Delinquency Victims Advisory sub committee member
Committee- Policy and Procedures
 
  
ELIZABETH SCANLON
723 North Meadowcroft AvePittsburgh Pa 15216
412-855-4238
Parent
FIDUCIARY
ALLEGHENY COUNTY
Area: advocate, President/CEO, The Question Inc., Registered 501C3, Training and Development, Leadership, Public Health, Non-Profit Management, Services Research, Employing Youth Consumers, Project Director for 5 SAMHSA funded projects, parent, high functioning autism, parenting training, cultural competence, Appalacha training
Committee member- Website/Network, Conference, Finance,
 
  
DIANNA L BROCIOUS
431 Dever Hollow Road
Templeton Pa 16259
724-545-1444 work
1-800-947-4941 work
724-525-0329 cell
Parent
PROJECT DIRECTOR
ARMSTRONG COUNTY
Area: adopted children with Fetal Alcohol issues, Reactive Attachment, Bipolar, ADHD, Anxiety, county collaborative board, FGDM, MH/MR Advisory Board for Armstrong/Indiana county, Integrated Children’s Plan,