State Board of Directors

Officers

Jennifer Doyle - President

Jennifer Doyle

Jennifer Doyle was appointed to the position of President of the PFSA Board of Directors in 2015. She has served on the board since 2012 and has been a member of the Finance, Governance and Fund Development committees.

Ms. Doyle has been employed by The Foundation for Enhancing Communities since 2008 and currently serves as the Director of Development and Community Investment, overseeing both their program and development departments. The Foundation for Enhancing Communities is a community foundation with a mission to stimulate philanthropy and enhance the quality of life in the community.

Ms. Doyle earned her Bachelor of Science degree from University of Pittsburgh and Master’s degree in Health Administration from Penn State University. She is the Vice-Chair of the Capital Area Coalition on Homelessness, and Vice Chair of the nonprofit committee of the West Shore Chamber.

Erica Weiler-Timmins - Vice President

Erica Weiler-Timmins

Erica Weiler-Timmins was appointed to the PFSA Board of Directors in 2014.

Dr. Weiler-Timmins is the Director of Psychological Services and Training at the Milton Hershey School, with 15 years of experience as a psychologist serving at-risk youth. She has five years of experience as a trainer for mandated reporters. She earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from Loyola College in Maryland and her master's and doctoral degrees in school psychology from Temple University. She attained Board Certification in School Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Dr. Weiler-Timmins serves as an Officer on the American Academy of School Psychology in the position of Secretary. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Pennsylvania Psychological Association.

Britta Schatz - Secretary

Britta Schatz

Britta Schatz joined Penn National Insurance in January, 2002 as an IT consultant.  She has held various positions within the company’s  Information Technology Division.  Britta was promoted to Vice President and Chief Information Officer in July, 2011.  Before joining Penn National Insurance, Britta served as the vice president of development for a Harrisburg-based web technology company.  Prior to that, she held various development and technology leadership positions from 1986-2000 at PHICO Insurance Company.   Britta graduated from Juniata College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science in 1983.  She completed the Insurance Executive Development Program offered by the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.   Britta serves on the Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (PAMIC) Information Systems Committee.  She is active in several professional, community, and church organizations including United Way of the Capital Region, Leadership Harrisburg Area, and Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance.

Board Member

Michael Suchanick - Treasurer

Michael Suchanick

Michael Suchanick  is the Treasurer of PFSA's Board and chairs the Finance Committee. He recently retired after spending nearly thirty seven (37) years with the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP). He began his career by spending five (5) years with a national public accounting firm. In his most recent role as Chief Operating Officer at HAP, Michael’s areas of responsibilities included corporate and administrative functions, oversight of subsidiary corporations’ operations, strategic planning, and governance related activities. Michael holds a BS in Accounting from Bloomsburg University and an MBA from Penn State University. He also is a Certified Public Accountant. 

Terry Clark

Terry Clark

Terry Clark was appointed to the PFSA Board of Directors in 2015.  Mr. Clark is the Director of York County’s Office of Children, Youth & Families and has over 23 years experience in child welfare.  He earned his bachelor’s degree of social science in public policy from the Pennsylvania State University and his master’s degree in public administration from Kutztown University.  He has previously worked in a mental health partial hospitalization program, a local county children and youth agency and for the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.  Mr. Clark is a former big brother volunteer and served two consecutive terms as President of the Board of Directors for Berks County Big Brothers Big Sisters.  He was also a governor appointee as Pennsylvania’s Commissioner to the National Interstate Commission for Juveniles, where he then served three consecutive terms as President/Chair of the National Intestate Commission for Juveniles.  In addition, Mr. Clark served as a state certified trainer where he trained new child welfare caseworkers how to assess the risk/safety of children coming before them in child abuse/neglect investigations and has written training curricula related to Risk & Safety Assessment in child welfare.  He also trained child welfare supervisors and managers in improving their skills in supervising caseworkers in county children and youth agencies.  Mr. Clark also serves on York County’s Child Advocacy Center Advisory Board, York County’s Domestic Violence Taskforce and York County’s Human Trafficking Taskforce.

Maureen Fairbanks

Maureen  Fairbanks

Maureen F. Fairbanks works for Capital Blue Cross as the Human Resources Specialist. Among her many skills, she has developed programs on employee relations, diversity, EEO compliance and minority outreach. She is a graduate of Messiah College and is a Certified Career Management Coach. Active in her church and community, Ms. Fairbanks chairs PFSA’s Personnel Committee.

Lori Frasier

Lori Frasier
Lori Frasier, M.D., is division chief of child abuse pediatrics at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and an acclaimed national expert in the field of child abuse-prevention. Dr. Frasier also is a member of the executive committee of the Penn State Hershey Center for the Protection of Children. 

Dr. Frasier is board-certified in pediatrics and child abuse pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics, and is a published researcher with more than 27 years of experience in pediatric care. She is a graduate of the University of Utah and received her M.D. from the University of Utah Hospital School of Medicine. Dr. Frasier served as a fellow at the University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center where she specialized in the evaluation of sexually abused children. She has held many academic appointments and served on several boards whose organizations are dedicated to work in child maltreatment.
  

Michael Gaines

Michael Gaines
Michael T. Gaines is the Executive Director of the Bradley H. Foulk Children’s Advocacy Center in Erie. Mr. Gaines has a wide range of professional experience, including over 20 years as a religious leader, and degrees from Gannon University and Christ the King Seminary. His knowledge of Erie County will be invaluable in developing PFSA’s programs.

Suzanne Kinsky

Suzanne Kinsky
Suzanne Kinsky is a Program Administrator for the UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. She has advanced degrees from the University of Pittsburgh and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Kinsky has over 15 years of experience in the fields of HIV prevention and care, LGBT and women’s health, and program evaluation. She will be working on PFSA’s program evaluation and other outcomes-related projects. Dr. Kinsky is also a member of the Boards of The Open Door, Inc. in Pittsburgh, PA and Medical AIDS Outreach in Montgomery, AL. 

John Lawn

John Lawn

John Lawn was appointed to the PFSA Board of Directors in June 2014.

Mr. Lawn is President and Chief Operating Officer at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company, having previously served as Associate Vice President of Operations and other leadership positions in the Entertainment Division. He is a graduate of Randolph-Macon College, and before joining HE&R, worked with clients at Yankee Stadium, FedEx Field, and the Men's US Open Championships, among other sporting venues and premier hospitality events throughout the country.

He also currently serves as Vice Chair of the Four Diamonds Fund Advisory Board.

Joy Maatman Russell

Joy Maatman Russell

Joy Maatman Russell has served on the PFSA Board of Directors since 2012 and has been a member of the Fund Development committee.

She is the Senior Director for State Government Affairs for Genentech, a member of the Roche Group. Founded more than 30 years ago, Genentech is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, and manufactures medicines to treat patients with chronic or life-threatening medical conditions. She earned her bachelor’s degree in communications from Penn State Harrisburg.

Ms. Maatman Russell also serves on the Board of the Brittany's Hope Foundation, an international adoption nonprofit based in Elizabethtown, PA.

Seán McCormack

Mr. McCormack is a Chief Deputy District Attorney in Dauphin County. He received his B.A. from Villanova University and his J.D. from Widener University School of Law. He has worked in the Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office since 1989. He has been the Chief of Dauphin County’s Child Abuse Prosecution Unit since 1995. He has tried over 150 trials, the vast majority being child sexual assault cases.

He is the 2008 recipient of the Pinnacle Heath Children’s Resource Center Children’s Hero Award, the 1998 recipient of the Samuel A. Yeagley, Jr., Memorial Award for his work in the area of child abuse prosecutions and the 2010 Outstanding Victim Service Award recipient.  He served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard for 21 years retiring in 2007 holding the rank of major.  He also served as a member of the Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission’s Advisory Committee on Services to Children and Youth.  He has contributed to the Municipal Police Officers Education & Training Commission as a course planner for the Interview & Interrogation and Crime Scene Investigation courses.  Mr. McCormack has lectured at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) Criminal Law Symposium and is a frequent instructor at the Municipal Police Academy at Harrisburg Area Community College.  He served on the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare’s “Safe Children and Youth and Stable Families” workgroup.  He was recently named to the Pennsylvania Child Advocacy Center Advisory Committee (CACAC).  He has also been named to the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Medical/Legal Advisory Board on Child Abuse.  Mr. McCormack currently serves as the Chair of the Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Association’s Child Abuse Coalition.  

Scott McManamon

Scott McManamon

Scott T. McManamon has served on the PFSA Board of Directors since 2013 and is a member of the Finance committee.

Mr. McManamon is a Senior Vice President/Relationship Manager for Fulton Bank, NA’s Corporate Banking Group in the Capital Region. He joined Fulton Bank in 1992, after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, PA. He also attended the Central Atlantic Advanced School of Banking at Bucknell University.

He is currently the President of Sagewicke Homeowners Association; the Treasurer/Incoming President of West Hanover Baseball/Softball Association; Treasurer of District 7390 Rotary Youth Leaders Conference; and serves on the Board of Trustees for Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art. He has previously served as President of the Rotary of Colonial Park and Treasurer of Home Builders Association of Metro Harrisburg.

Charis Mincavage

Charis Mincavage

Charis Mincavage has served on the PFSA Board of Directors since 2010, and is a member of the Governance and Planning committees.

She is a member at the law firm of McNees, Wallace & Nurick LLC, in Harrisburg. Ms. Mincavage practices in the Energy, Communications and Utility Law Practice Group, focusing on issues involving electric, natural gas, water and wastewater services.

She is a member of the Pennsylvania and Dauphin County Bar Associations. She was previous Co-Chair of American Cancer Society Central Pennsylvania Region Daffodil Days Campaign and received the Harrisburg Area YWCA Tribute to Women of Excellence Award in 2002.

James Redmond

James Redmond

James Redmond was appointed to the PFSA Board of Directors in June 2014.

He is the Senior Advisor to the University of Pittsburgh’s Health Policy Institute (HPI). Mr. Redmond serves as liaison with state government, health related organizations, associations and entities in Pennsylvania and nationally to establish collaborative health policy research projects and programs. He is also Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Planning, Graduate School of Public Health. Before joining Pitt, Mr. Redmond served as Senior Vice President, Legislative Services, of The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP), a statewide organization representing more than 250 hospitals and health systems.

He is also a member of the Board of Pinnacle Health System Medical Group and Life Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Karen Roland

Karen Roland
Karen Roland was appointed to the PFSA Board of Directors in December 2015.  
Karen has served as Marketing and Communications Director for Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU) for seven years. She directs the overall brand and marketing strategy, including creative development, direct marketing efforts, advertising, and digital.  

Prior to PSECU, Karen spent over 13 years with The Hershey Company, where she held various leadership positions across Engineering, Human Resources and Marketing. She has a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from West Virginia University and an MBA from The Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg campus.

In addition, Karen has worked with many great causes, serving on several area non-profit and private education boards. Most recently, she has been involved with Easter Seals, United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA, and is active with many other local non-profits.  She is also an adjunct professor at The Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg campus.  

Kathy Scullin

Kathy Scullin

Kathy Scullin has served on the PFSA Board of Directors since 2013 and is a member of the Public Policy committee. She is the Chief Communications Officer, Corporate Communications, for Geisinger Health System. Her responsibilities include strategic branding and positioning, crisis communications, physician relations, public relations, marketing, digital media and media relations.

Before joining Geisinger, Ms. Scullin was the Vice President of Public Relations and Marketing with the Crozer-Keystone Health System, a five-hospital health system in suburban Philadelphia. She has 25 years’ experience in healthcare communications, including 16 years in a leadership capacity with Crozer Keystone Health System (CKHS).

Raffy Luquis - President Emeritus

Raffy Luquis

Raffy R. Luquis currently serves as the President of the PFSA Board of Directors. He has served on the board since 2008 and has been a member of the Executive the Strategic Communication and Public Policy committees.

Dr. Luquis is an Associate Professor and the Program Coordinator of Health Education Master’s Degree in the School of Behavioral Sciences and Education at Penn State Harrisburg. He earned his Ph.D. in Health Science at the University of Arkansas (1996), his M.S. in Health Education (1991), and his B.S. in Science (1988) at the Pennsylvania State University.

Dr. Luquis is a Fellow of the former American Association for Health Education and the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. He earned the Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) credential from NCHEC in 2011.

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