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


Deirdre Frey

Deirdre Frey

Director of Adult Day Programs

Deirdre is the Director of Adult Day Programs. In her role, she oversees operational compliance and growth, quality improvement in service provision, and continuous staff development. She facilitates the program philosophy that individual growth and development is a lifelong opportunity. Deirdre advances services and supports through innovation and forward-thinking strategies focused particularly in the areas of communication, choice and control, and community involvement.

Deirdre has over thirteen years of experience in human services. Most recently, she provided managerial oversight for UCP's new adult day program in Middletown, PA. Prior to joining UCP Central PA, Deirdre served Human First, Inc. as the Coordinator of Day Services for the New York City Region, where she managed the expansion of day programming in four boroughs as well as the development of in-home programming for those with significant developmental delays. She was later appointed to Coordinator of Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) and Customized Employment, the agency’s first Supported Employment program. As the Certified CQL Trainer, she was responsible for the workforce development and training in CQL’s Personal Outcome Measures® and developed the organizational plan for accreditation and POMs® assessment.   

Deirdre graduated from Muhlenberg College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and German Studies. She lives in York with her fiancé, Angel, and soon-to-be stepson. 

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

Deloitte Consulting LLP
John M. Coles Esq.

John M. Coles, Esq., Chair-Elect

Barley Snyder, Attorneys at Law
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
Scott E. Coburn

Scott E. Coburn, Chair, Human Resources

Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors
Joseph M. Entenman

Joseph M. Entenman, Chair, Operations & Finance

Fulton Bank
Lowell Thomas

Lowell Thomas, Chair, Programs & Services

Abbott Electrophysiology

Members-At-Large

Dr. Lisa Bailey-Davis

Dr. Lisa Bailey-Davis

Geisinger Health System
Lindsay Berkstresser

Lindsay Berkstresser

Post & Schell, P.C.
Jennifer Clarke

Jennifer Clarke

Commonwealth Charter Academy
Lauren Guida

Lauren Guida

Microsemi Corp.
Syria Harrell

Syria Harrell

Central Dauphin School District
Brian Keefer

Brian Keefer

Community Volunteer
Gerard C. Kramer Esq.

Gerard C. Kramer, Esq.

SchmidtKramer
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
Dillon Strouse

Dillon Strouse

Strouse Entertainment, LLC
Jacob Theis

Jacob Theis

Penn State Health
William K. Wilkison

William K. Wilkison

PinnacleHealth Ambulatory & Ancillary

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