Leadership & Board

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BOARD MEMBERS

JOHN MELCHER

JOHN MELCHER

Chair

John Melcher is the Chief People Officer at First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union….

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ALLAN I. GOLDBERG, M.D.

ALLAN I. GOLDBERG, M.D.

Vice Chair

Dr. Goldberg attended University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry in 1973. 

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RUTH MCMAHON

RUTH MCMAHON

Secretary

Ruth McMahon has devoted her career to the skill of court reporting. 

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SANDY EWING

SANDY EWING

Treasurer

Sandy Ewing is Head of SEI’s TRUST 3000® business and a Senior Vice President of SEI.  

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Dr. Ginneh L. Akbar

Dr. Ginneh L. Akbar

Dr. Akbar serves as Program Director and Department Chair of Graduate Social
Work at West Work at at West Chester University and she recently started Akbar & Associates

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JOHN F. COOLEY JR.

JOHN F. COOLEY JR.

John is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of M, LLC, a Philadelphia-based advertising agency.

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 TERENCE GRUGAN

TERENCE GRUGAN

Terence Grugan is an associate at Ballard Spahr LLP, practicing out of Philadelphia in the firm’s white collar defense and internal investigations practice group. 

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Abd'Allah Lateef

Abd'Allah Lateef

Abd’Allah Wali Lateef is the Pennsylvania Coordinator for the Incarcerated Children’s Advocacy Network (ICAN) Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth.

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GOVERNOR EDWARD G. RENDELL

GOVERNOR EDWARD G. RENDELL

After 34 years of public service, including 24 years as an elected official, Governor Rendell continues to pursue many of the same issues he was passionate about while serving.

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Clayton Ruley

Clayton Ruley

Clayton Ruley, MSS, MLSP, is currently the Director of Community Engagement and Volunteer Services at Prevention Point Philadelphia (PPP). 

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TEAM MEMBERS

Marian V. Marchese

Marian V. Marchese

Founder & CEO

Rob Rosa

Rob Rosa

Vice President - Prison Programs

DIANNE DIBERARDO

DIANNE DIBERARDO

Sr. Director - Administrative Operations

Kyrie Palan

Kyrie Palan

Director - Community Outreach

Daniel Leone

Daniel Leone

Lead Veterinary Technician

Phoebe Baum

Phoebe Baum

Social Services Advocate

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