Meet The Team

Board of Directors

Category One- Elected Officials or Representatives

Commissioner Bruce Erb

Mayor of Altoona Matt Pacifico

Logan Township Supervisor Joseph Metzgar 

Member of Altoona City Council William Neugebauer

GADEC Patrick Miller

Category Two- Representative of Low-income Or Recipients of Service

Lisa Hann Family Services

Margaret Deterline (Secretary) 

Alice Lawrence 

Blair County Assistance Office Christine Lysinger

Bonny Howard  

Category Three- Private Sector

Robert Scholl (President)

  Jeffery Fleck (Treasure)

M&T Bank Kris Baronner 

Trendz by Poppy Ltd Becky Hoover

UPMC Altoona Jacque Harpster M.S. 


Sergio Carmona            Executive Director                                        

Jodi Williams                Deputy Executive Director                         

Elizabeth Makin           Financial Director                                         

Linda King                     Property Inventory Manager                     

Kerrie Laird                 Administrative Assistant                              

Housing Counseling Department

Billie Egan                     Housing Counseling Director                      

Christina Stacey         Senior Housing Counseling Case Manager

Amy Compton             Senior Housing  Counseling Case Manager

Cathy Crum                  Senior Housing  Counseling Case Manager

Hope Beegle                 Housing  Counseling Case Manager              

Lori Quarello               Housing Counseling  Case Manager          

Cynthia Venesky         Housing Counseling Case Manager          

Transportation Department

Kristy Harr                  Transportation Case Manager                       

Van Drivers

Michael McNeal 

Donald Grill 

Ronald Hochstadt

Douglas Noal

Social Security Rep Payee

 Cynthia Venesky          Social Security Rep Payee Case Manager

Homeless Department

April Hileman            Homeless Director                                              

Mara Massaro           Senior Homeless Case Manager                     

Ericia Matko             Coordinated Entry Case Manager                  

Shannon Barger      Homeless Case Manager                                  

Trisha Miller            Homeless Case Manager                                  

Karrey Walters        Homeless Case Manager                                   

Angelina Capriotti-Long       Homeless Case Manager                         


Mountain Lion Backpack Program

Amber Smith       Director of Mountain Lion Backpack Program


Mark Montgomery     Weatherization Officer                                  

Chad Grum                      Senior Auditor                                                    

Pete Ciavarella               Auditor

Senior Crew Chef

Robert Drobnock

Jamie Herman

Weatherization Laborer 

Steven Baumia

Jordan Younkins

Brian Shunk

Nicholas Centar