2013 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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 Commission 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).
Sandra H. Bacote
Sandra Bacote served as Regional Director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission for 30 years, where she directed the agency’s enforcement and adjudication activities. Ms. Ms. Bacote has provided volunteer service as a board member of a number of civic and civil rights agencies in the Philadelphia region. She received her BS degree from Temple University, a MSW degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and certification in mediation from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
David A. Miller, Jr.
David A. Miller is Senior Director of Development and Alumni Relations, Institutional 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.