2014 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).
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.
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 serves as the Vice President/Investments in Philadelphia at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC. She has been in the financial services industry for over 27 years which includes a 19 year tenure at Morgan Stanley. She has completed the Wharton School of Business Retirement Income Planning Certification Program and has been recognized as a Five Star Wealth Manager by Philadelphia Magazine. 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.
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 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.