The PHSA Board of Directors

Parents, staff, directors, and friends are elected to the PHSA Board by members of their respective groups. The PHSA Board is responsible for developing the vision, mission, and purpose of the Pennsylvania State Head Start Association.

PHSA Board members are elected for a three-year term and may not serve for more than 2 consecutive terms. The officers of the PHSA Board are elected by the PHSA Board of Directors.

There are four officers: the President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary.

The PHSA Board of Directors is comprised of:

  • Parents of Head Start children
  • Staff
  • Administrators
  • Friends of Head Start


Interested in becoming a member of the board? Click the button below to download and complete the PHSA Board Candidate application!

PHSA Board Candidate Application 

Current Board Members:

Name Program Category
Lauren Allen, Secretary PNC Bank Friend
Lynn Evans Biga Luzerne County Head Start Administrator
Rose Gioia Fine Keystone Kids Go Friend
Christy Leiato The Learning Lamp Friend
Vince McMullen, Treasurer Reed Smith, LLP Friend
Stephanie Morimando Mercer County Head Start Staff
Tami Ozegovich PIC Head Start/Early Head Start of Beaver County Administrator
Paul Roman   Friend
Nathali Rosario Lancaster-Lebanon IU13 Parent
Michael Shipman McClintock & Associates, P.C Friend
Holly Strait Pathstone Corporation Administrator
Rhonda Swisher SUMMIT Early Learning Staff
Gisele Toe Caring People Alliance Staff
Deidra Vachier, Vice President
Community Services for Children Administrator
Cassie Weaver Columbia Child Development Program Administrator
Beth White, President Luzerne County Head Start Administrator