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~ Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric Co.


Violet Mwangi

Violet Mwangi

Director of Residential Services

Violet is the Director of Residential Services (CHS) for UCP Central PA. She is responsible for developing and maintaining effective operational systems, ensuring that all programs adhere to government regulations, standards and best practices.

Violet has over 15 years of experience in the field and was most recently the Regional Director at Keystone Human Services in the Downingtown area.

Prior to that she was the Senior Operations Director for Bancroft NeuroHealth, Mullica Hill Campus overseeing the Residential and Vocational Programs services for individuals with acquired brain injury, developmental disabilities, autism and other neurological and related disabilities. Other previous positions included ICF/ID Program Director at Devereux in Berwyn, Pa.

Violet is member of StartUpAfrica and a volunteer at the homeless shelter in West Chester PA. She holds a Master’s in Healthcare Administration from Eastern University PA. She has a daughter, Nicole, who is entering her Senior year at the University of Pittsburgh.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for UCP Central PA includes successful community and/or business leaders who desire to give back to the community in a measurable way. They often have an affinity for (if not a personal stake in) UCP, and are willing to put their time, talents, and abilities to work to help sustain and grow programs and services for people with disabilities. The Board provides direction to ensure that the activities of the organization move forward in a manner consistent with our mission and values.

Executive Committee

Marisa Tokarsky

Marisa Tokarsky, Chair-Elect

Deloitte Consulting LLP
John M. Coles Esq.

John M. Coles, Esq., Vice Chair

Rhoads & Sinon LLP
John B. Zonarich

John B. Zonarich, Secretary

SkarlatosZonarich, LLC
Dwayne D. Keller

Dwayne D. Keller, Treasurer

Keller Financial Group
Myles Miller

Myles Miller, Chair, Community Relations

LEADUP
Gerard C. Kramer Esq.

Gerard C. Kramer, Esq., Chair, Operations & Finance

SchmidtKramer
Dr. Stephanie V. Bowen

Dr. Stephanie V. Bowen, Chair, Programs & Services

Lindsay J. Jordan

Lindsay J. Jordan, Past Chair

M&T Bank

Members-At-Large

Dr. Lisa Bailey-Davis

Dr. Lisa Bailey-Davis

Geisinger Health System
Dr. Kathleen M. Howley

Dr. Kathleen M. Howley

PA State System of Higher Education
Brian Keefer

Brian Keefer

Community Volunteer
Kevin L. Krause

Kevin L. Krause

American Insurance Administrators, Inc.
John P. Morris

John P. Morris

Ascensia Diabetes Care
John M. Murphy

John M. Murphy

A.P. Williams Inc.
Stacy L. Orwan

Stacy L. Orwan

The St. Onge Company
Dr. Nancy J. Patrick

Dr. Nancy J. Patrick

Messiah College
William R. Schultz

William R. Schultz

Community Volunteer
James P. Shellenberger

James P. Shellenberger

McKonly & Asbury, LLP
William K. Wilkison

William K. Wilkison

PinnacleHealth Ambulatory & Ancillary
Victoria Zefran

Victoria Zefran

The Hershey Company

Life Board Members

Lawrence B. Abrams III, Esquire

Lawrence B. Abrams, III, Esquire

William J. Kaldes

William J. Kaldes

Shaun E. O'Toole Esquire

Shaun E. O'Toole, Esquire

Susannah M. Rothman

Susannah M. Rothman

Todd R. Vander Woude

Todd R. Vander Woude