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PCCYFS Staff & Board

The Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth and Family Services (PCCYFS) is the collective voice for nearly 100 agencies that serve Pennsylvania’s most vulnerable children and their families.


President & CEO

Terry L. Clark, MPA

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Vice President, Legal and Public Affairs

Samea Kim, Esquire

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Vice President, Operations and Finance

David A. Mattern, MSW

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Director, Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Education Services

Abigail Wilson, DSW, LSW

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Director, Marketing and Communications

Kim Yakowski

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Director, Children’s Behavioral Health Services

Jaclyn Kreshock

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Director, Membership Growth

Greg Stelluti

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Administrative Assistant

Adina Papinchak

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Board Officers


Rebecca Van der Groef, LSW

Hoffman Homes, Inc.

Vice Chair

Laura Maines, Esquire

Every Child, Inc.


Gordon May



Erin Chick, MA

Common Sense Adoption & Foster Care

Board Members

Lisa Balkir, MS, LPC, BSP


Heather Bert, MSW

Bethany Christian Services of the Greater Delaware Valley

Joseph Birli, EdD, LPC, NCC

Bethany Children’s Home

Jennie Cummings, MS, LPC

Bethany Christian Services of Central PA

Immediate Past Chair

Dominick DiSalvo, MA LPC


Nathan Gressel, MSW, MBA

George Junior Republic

Louis GrowMiller, MSW, LSW

Turning Points for Children

Nancy Kukovich

Adelphoi Village

Anita Jo Paukovits, M.Ed

Children’s Home of Easton

Michael T. Shaffer, M.Ed

Pinebrook Family Answers

Lisa Strobel, M.Ed, LPC

Diversified Treatment Alternative Centers (DTAC)

Terri Tolomeo, BA

Children’s Home of York

George Trauner

Bethesda Lutheran Services

Lisa Weingartner, MSW, LSW

Valley Youth House