Board of Directors

CAAP's board of directors and staff have a strong commitment to support Pennsylvania's Community Action Agencies with the tools and resources needed to alleviate poverty in their communities.

2015-2016 Board of Directors


Rick Beaton, Executive Director, Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission

1st Vice President
Megan Shreve, Chief Executive Officer, South Central Community Action Programs

2nd Vice President
Janine Kennedy, Executive Director, Butler County Community Action and Development

Darlene Bigler, Executive Director, Community Action Southwest

Sue Auman, Executive Director, Union-Snyder Community Action Agency

Regional Representatives

Region I, Southeast
Erin Lukoss, Executive Director, Bucks County Opportunity Council

Region II, Northeast
Sam Ceccacci, Executive Director, Scranton-Lackawanna Human Development Agency

Region III, South Central
Dan Jurman, Chief Executive Officer, Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County

Region IV, North Central
Wendy Melius, Executive Director, Center For Community Action

Region V, Southwest
John Litz, Planner, Allegheny County Department of Human Resources

Region VI, Northwest
Robert Raible, Executive Director, Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council

Standing Committee Chairs

Personnel Committee
Jennifer Wintermyer, Executive Director, Tri County Community Action

Social Issues and Policy Committee
David Mrozowski, Executive Director, Community Action Partnership for Somerset County


Gale Zalar, Community Action Agency Director, Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc.

Mitch Little, Executive Director, Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

Past President

Tay Waltenbaugh, Executive Director, Westmoreland Community Action

Advisory Council

Rep. Mark Longietti, Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Rep. George Dunbar, Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Anne Gingerich, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Allen Warshaw, Retired Attorney and CAAP Business Representative

Joyce Long, Client Representative