• Leadership

    HEAL PA Leadership is comprised of an Executive Steering Council (ESC), an Equity Advisory Council (EAC), and a Leadership Advisory Team (LAT).

     

    The Executive Steering Council is comprised of professionals who are elected by an all member majority and is responsible for providing executive leadership to ensure the implementation of the TIPA Plan and the advancement of the HEAL PA Strategy.

     

    The Equity Advisory Council is responsible for supporting the work of the coalition in prioritizing equity and inclusion in membership, policy, practice, and general operation. Co-chairs for the EAC are appointed bi-annually by the ESC.

     

    The Leadership Advisory Team is comprised of the co-chairs for each Subject Matter and Operational Action Team. Co-chairs are appointed bi-annually by the ESC. The LAT ensures that the coalitions work is implemented through a multisectoral and multidisciplinary lens.

  • SPECIAL ELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT

    HEAL PA will open a special election for an additional member on it's Executive Steering Council in February of 2023. Know someone who you would like to see helping to lead the coalition? Nominate them today by clicking here!

  • Meet Our Leadership Team

    Paul Abernathy

    Executive Steering Council

    Racial and Communal Trauma Prevention

    Leslie Davila

    Child Abuse Prevention

    Joan Evelyn Duval-Flynn

    Equity Advisory Council

    Pam Howard

    Criminal Justice Reform

    Leslie Lieberman

    Training and Organizational Support

    Maryann McEvoy

    Executive Steering Council

    Policy and Legislation

    Shannon Zimmerman

    Community Outreach and Communications

    Robert Reed

    Executive Steering Council

    Criminal Justice Reform

    Karen Rice

    Poverty Reduction

    Venus Ricks

    Equity Advisory Council

    Tracey Vogel

    Physical and Behavioral Health

    Liam Power

    Education

    Dana Milakovic

    Executive Steering Council

    Education

    Meagan Corrado

    Physical and Behavioral Health

    Beth Tyson

    Child Abuse Prevention

    Ciarra Johnson

    Poverty Reduction

    Kurt Danysh

    Poverty Reduction

    Parker Webb

    Community Outreach and Communications

    Shannon Beaver Derrick

    Research and Evaluation

    Caren Rosser-Morris

    Training and Organizational Support

    Tara Rucci

    Training and Organizational Support

    Tracy Smith

    Policy and Legislation

    Sarah Herr

    Business Development

    Tim Knoster

    Business Development

    Ramona French

    Racial and Communal Trauma Prevention

  • Interested in becoming a HEAL PA Leader?

    Co-chair applications for the 2023-2025 term have closed. The next call for applicants will be released on 9/1/2025 for the 2026-2028 term. Calls for applications will post here, should one of our current 2023-2025 Co-Chairs need to resign their position prior to the end of their term. In the meantime, consider joining as a HEAL PA Action Team Member. Members are accepted on a rolling basis and can apply here.