Honorable Michael J. Barrasse, Chairman of the Board
Judge, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 45th Judicial District

Margaret Koehler, MBA, Board Treasurer
Educator, University of Scranton

George Bieber
Executive Director, Lakeside NEPA

Bill Browning
Human Services Director, Lackawanna County

Susan Cognetti
Cognetti, Cimini Law Firm

Nicholas Colangelo, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer Brookdale Recovery

Colonel Robert Evanchick
Commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police

Lisa Golden
Executive Chief Operating Officer, Geisinger Health Plan

Andrew Jarbola, Esq.
Judge, Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas
Former Lackawanna County District Attorney

Gerard Karam, Esq.
Partner, Mazzoni, Karam, Petorak and Valvano

Paul Yestrumskas, Esq.

Maria Sordoni-Hudacek
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.


When it comes to making a difference in improving children’s lives, there is a place for everyone to contribute. Child abuse and neglect is a community problem. Child care and protection is a community responsibility.