Board of Directors



Rosemary Leyland

Rosemary Leyland has had a distinguished career at the American Red Cross Blood Services in developing and managing all facets of biomedical services growth in blood donor recruitment and volunteer development in the Penn-Jersey Region. Ms. Leyland was recognized by peers and management for contributor excellence, and has received career advancement opportunities throughout her 41 year career with the American Red Cross.

Alma R. Jacobs

Alma Jacobs served as Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, where she oversaw the administration of numerous federal and state aging programs provided through the state’s 51 area agencies on aging. She served as Chair of the PA Commission for Women and as member of the Mayor’s Commissio for Women in Philadelphia. Currently, she is a member of the Montgomery County Council on Aging and Adult Services.

Manuel M. Lee, M.D.

Manuel Lee is Emeritus Attending at the Capital Health System in New Jersey. He was Chairman of the Anesthesiology Department at Mercer Medical Center and Capital Health System, and Assistant Director of Operating Room at Albert Einstein College of Medicine NY. Dr. Lee is a member of the Korean Heritage Group, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philip Jasohn Foundation (President, Chairman), and Korean American Medical Association of North America (President 1995).

David A. Miller, Jr.

David A. Miller is Senior Director of Development and Alumni RelationsInstitutional Advancement, Temple University, Office of the Dean, College of Health Professions and Social Work.  He has created an innovative development fund that supports research in the school and has raised more than $2.5 million. He has a Masters of Arts from Villanova University in counseling and has completed several professional development programs in fundraising.

Kathleen M. Shank

Kathleen Shank is President of the Montgomery County Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW). Ms. Shank was a member of the Board of Directors of the National Women’s Party in Washington D.C., Chairperson and Commission Member of the Montgomery County Commission on Women and Families, as well as Vice President and Board of Trustee of the Alice Paul Institute. She has a Master’s degree in Education from Butler University and Masters in Divinity from the Princeton Theological Seminary.

Linda E. Watson-Patterson 

Linda Watson-Patterson is a Senior Engineer in Facilities Management at Merck & Co., Inc. in West Point, PA. She has held various positions in Facilities Engineering, Maintenance & Repair, and Facilities Management where she has managed multi-million dollar projects. She received her BS and MS degrees from Drexel University.

Eukyung (Eulie) Lee

Eukyung Lee is the former Choir Director of South Main Street Church, and a chairperson for the Greater Philadelphia Northern Province Association. She was also on the board of directors for the Korean School of Trenton. She is currently the Director of Planning for the Korean School of Southern New Jersey. Ms. Lee received a BA in Music from Chung-Ang University in South Korea.

Pearl Lee

Pearl Lee serves as Vice President/Investments in Philadelphia at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.  She has been in the financial services industry since 1987 with 19 year tenure at Dean Witter Reynolds and Morgan Stanley. She has completed the Janney Retirement Income Planning Program in conjunction with The Wharton School of Business at The University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Lee is a member of the Board of Directors of the Asian American Women’s Coalition, a multi-cultural group dedicated to the concerns of all Asian American Women.  Pearl holds a B.F.A. from the University of the Arts.

Oscar Vance, Jr.

Oscar Vance, Jr. serves as the Founder & President of Vance Community Partners and President of Vance Investigations & Corporate Solutions. He has over 48 years of experience in security and criminal justice investigations, with national and international affiliations. He retired in 2012 from his former position as Chief Detective for the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office. Mr. Vance has Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration from West Chester University and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy 177th class.

David Weston

David Weston is active in PASSi's local community, as President of Board for Oak Lane Community Action Association since 2009. He oversees 15 board members and 8 committees that serve the quality of life needs of those living in the East Oak Lane community. Mr. Weston is a Certified Veterinary Technician and attended Purdue University. 

Latest News

Field Registered Nurses (RN) Needed

Penn Asian Senior Services currently has multiple open positions for bilingual registered nurses. The applicant should be fluent in English and one of the following languages: Korean, Cambodian/Khmer, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Gujarati.

Please go to "Employment Opportunities" under the Careers tab for for information.


HHA Class Information

PASSi is now accepting applications for our Home Health Aide classes. The classes will be taught in various languages including English, Korean, Chinese, Khmer/Cambodian, and Gujarati.  This two-week program offers 80 hours of instruction. Please call 215-572-1234 for more information. 


Nurse Aide Class Information 

Competitive Tuition Rates

Seven Week Program

(120 hours of training)
Classes held in English
Classes are Evenings:  

5:00pm – 9:30pm
Weekend Clinical:  

7:30am – 2:30pm

The next NA class is scheduled in the beginning of 2015 (course calendar coming soon). 

For more information or to make an appointment call Jenny Bedin at 215-572-1234 ext. 10.


Korean, Chinese, and Vietnamese Home Healthcare Aides Needed!

Penn Asian Senior Services is currently hiring Home Health Aides.

  • Qualifications: HHA certificate preferred. Training will be provided to applicants who do not have prior HHA experience
  • Qualified applicants can start work immediately.

 We offer fringe benefits, including paid vacation, health insurance, 401K retirement plan, as well as comparable salary based on experience and capability.

Call 215-572-1234 for more information.


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