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


Michael L. Fiore
L.S. Fiore

Don Straub
Wal-Mart Store Manager

Lynda Albright
Seton Company & BBBS (Retired)

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

Jamie Miller
Human Resource Committee Chair
Advantage Resource Group

Dr. Lauren Jacobson
Program Committee Chair
Penn State Altoona

Thomas R. Smith
Past President
AASD (Retired)

Gail Clapper
Public Relations & Recruitment Chair
Executive Director of BBBS

Board Members

Dale Crum
Property & Maitenance Chair
IDA Towers

Tonya Eckenrode
NESL Purchasing Agent

Gail Irwin
Irwin Financial Director

Margaret Thatcher
ELCA Allegheny Synod (Retired)

Brandi Noye
Doing Better Business (Formerly WPS, Inc)

Jacklyn Lantzy
CNB Bank

Daillard Paris
Sheetz, Inc.

Andrea Paul

Dewayne Ross
Reilly Creppage & Company Inc.

Attorney Kirk Kling
Agency Solicitor

Agency Team

Gail Clapper
Executive Director

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/Finacial Assistant

Julie Ross
Customer Relations Specialist

Anna Harris
Customer Relations Specialist

Jacqueline Lawrence (Jackie)
Receptionist & Office Assistant