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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.

2019-2020 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
Gale Zalar, Chief Executive Officer, Central Susquehanna Opportunities

Darlene Bigler, Executive Director, Blueprints

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
Dennis Phelps, Executive Director, Trehab

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 Chair
Jennifer Wintermyer, Executive Director, Tri County Community Action

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


Larry Berringer, Executive Director, Berks Community Action Program

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