Our Board Members

Almitra Clerkin

Gannon University

Associate VP of University Advancement

Candace Battles

Retired Social Worker

Chuck Scalise

Edinboro University Foundation

Executive Director

Erica Jenkins

Erie Insurance

Counsel, Insurance Operations

Erika Ramalho

Gannon University

Director of Government and Community Relations

Floyd McClure

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church


James Sherrod

MLK Center/Bayfront NATO

Executive Director

Jason Wieczorek

JW Architecture & Design


Katherine Bool Shafer


Manager of Community Relations

Katrina Vincent

Marquette Savings Bank

Assistant Vice President

Lisa Heidelberg

Dinner is Served Personal Chef Services

Chef & Owner

Mike Jaruszewicz

United Way of Erie County

VP of Community Impact

Nicholas Taylor

Menajerie Studio, LLC

Founder & Managing Partner

Walter Iwaneko

Gannon University

Provost and Vice President for Student Experience

Our Staff Members

Anna Frantz

Executive Director


Marissa Litzenberg

AmeriCorps VISTA Member