Leading Us in the Right Direction

From our Agency Team to our Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters has a compassionate and dedicated group of individuals on our side that are willing to do whatever it takes to help change children’s lives for the better.

Board of Directors


Jacklyn Lantzy
CNB Bank, Office Manager

Thomas R. Smith
AASD - Retired

Andrea Paul
Thrivent, Financial Associate

Susan Meier
Treasurer/Finance Chair
Human Resource Manager, Reliance Bank

Jamie Miller
Human Resource Committee Chair
Advantage Resource Group, General Manager

Dr. Lauren Jacobson
Program Committee Chair
Penn State Altoona, Instructor

Michael L. Fiore
Past President
L. S. Fiore, Project Manager

Gail Clapper
Public Relations & Recruitment Chair
BBBS Program Manager


Board Members

Dale Crum
Property & Maintenance Chair
IDA Towers

Tonya Patterson
NESL Purchasing Agent

Gail Irwin
Irwin Financial Director

Jo Shaffer
Penn State Altoona, Retired

Margaret Thatcher
ELCA Allegheny Synod (Retired)

Brandi Noye
Doing Better Business (Formerly WPS, Inc)

Dwayne Ross
Reilly, Creppage & Company Inc.

Attorney Kirk Kling
Agency Solicitor

Agency Team

Samantha Humphrey
Executive Director

Gail Clapper
Program Manager

Shane Fether
Enrollment & Match Support Specialist

Jane Gable
Part Time S.M.A.R.T. Match Support Specialist

Kim Smith
Part Time Community Match Support

Nicole Hemminger
Administrative/Financial Assistant

Julie Ross
Customer Relations Specialist

Janice Sipes
Receptionist & Office Assistant