Michele Bound

Merrill Lynch

Wealth Management Client Associate

Vice President
Marta Gomes
Elizabeth Warrick

Council Chairperson

Jasu Acharya

Community Bank NA

Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager

Tiffany Coles

Council Member

Gloria Milan

Council Member

Danielle Pettigrew

 Partner Therapeutics
Director; Corporate Accounts

Kristin Sabatini

Council Member

Vanessa Thomas

Council Member

Sydney Youngblood

Council Member

Purpose: To promote the CAC/NEPA’s mission throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania by spreading our message, engaging new supporters and championing our efforts:

  • Awareness of CAC/NEPA services
  • Awareness of child abuse issues and neglect
  • Child Abuse Prevention Education
  • Fundraising
  • Community education spreading our message and supporting our significance, ambassador, representative impact

Composition: The Council is a select group of community ambassadors within the NEPA region who have demonstrated interest and expertise in regional issues, specifically children’s issues.

  • Board of Directors Representation – Development Committee
  • CAC/NEPA Executive Director
  • CAC/NEPA Development Coordinator
  • Council Chair(s)
  • Committee Members


  • One Year Term
  • Attend Council Meetings
  • Attend Event Committee Meetings
  • Committee Leaders (appointed by council chairs)


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.