Leadership

Central PA Chapter Staff

  • Natasha Lewis

    Natasha Lewis

    Executive Director

    Bio

    Natasha Lewis

    Executive Director

    Natasha Lewis is an experienced non-profit professional who has spent the past twenty plus years working for a variety of service and advocacy organizations.  She has been a fundraiser for fifteen years, beginning her development career in 2002 at the national headquarters of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Baltimore, Maryland.  Natasha’s broad fundraising experience includes database management, grant writing, foundation and corporate relations, annual and major gift fundraising, and direct mail campaigns. She has also conducted workshops on diversity, corporate fundraising, and volunteer management for several fundraising associations.

    She currently resides with her family in Manchester Township, York County.  She is a member of the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and a 2016 graduate of Leadership Harrisburg’s Community Leadership Series.  She also serves as a parent volunteer in the Central York School District and on the board of the Neighborhood Center in Harrisburg.

  • MaryAnn Pruden

    MaryAnn Pruden

    Senior Development Coordinator

    Bio

    MaryAnn Pruden

    Senior Development Coordinator

    MaryAnn is a passionate and well-rounded professional with over 10 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising, volunteer management, and event coordination.

    An upstate New York native, MaryAnn attended the State University of New York at Geneseo where she earned her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business with a concentration in Finance. Following college, MaryAnn spent some time working as a financial analyst and in the banking industry prior to being a “stay at home Mom”.  She supplemented her Mom status by volunteering for various nonprofit organizations.

    MaryAnn started working at JDRF in 2012 and has been the lead on the chapter’s annual Gala, which has quickly become the most successful nonprofit charitable gala in the Harrisburg area.  Additionally, she assists with The Elegance at Hershey, the fifth largest third party event fundraiser in the country for JDRF.

    MaryAnn currently resides in Hummelstown, PA with her husband, three children and two dogs.  She enjoys gardening, vacationing at the beach and spending time with her family.

  • Lauren Wilcox

    Lauren Wilcox

    Development Coordinator

    Bio

    Lauren Wilcox

    Development Coordinator

    Lauren is a highly motivated and energetic development professional with a passion for furthering the mission of JDRF.

    Lauren is a 2014 graduate of  the York College of Pennsylvania where she received her Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in English with a minor in Marketing Communications. She is currently pursuing her Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the State University of New York at Purchase. Lauren entered the nonprofit sector in 2015 and has been working for JDRF since 2016.

    At JDRF Lauren currently oversees volunteer recruitment and management for all chapter events, the chapter Outreach Program, Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes, Ride to Cure Diabetes, and all Third Party Events.

    In her spare time Lauren enjoys taking walks with her dog, spending time with family & friends, and visiting family in Pennsylvania and New York. Lauren currently resides in York, PA with her fiancé Ryan and her dog Teddy.

Central PA Board of Directors

  • Sharie Young

    Sharie Young

    President

    Sharie Young

    President

  • Bill Comp

    Bill Comp

    Treasurer

    Bill Comp

    Treasurer

  • Dan Lankford

    Dan Lankford

    Advocacy Chair

    Dan Lankford

    Advocacy Chair

  • Duane Carter

    Board Member

    Duane Carter

    Board Member

  • Dr. Ying Chang

    Dr. Ying Chang

    Board Member

    Dr. Ying Chang

    Board Member

  • Susan Cohen

    Susan Cohen

    Board Member

    Susan Cohen

    Board Member

  • Mark Fitzgerald

    Mark Fitzgerald

    Board Member

    Mark Fitzgerald

    Board Member

  • Susan Foxx

    Susan Foxx

    Gala Chair

    Susan Foxx

    Gala Chair

  • Mark Henderson

    Mark Henderson

    Walk Champion

    Mark Henderson

    Walk Champion

  • Kate Lecker

    Kate Lecker

    Board Member

    Kate Lecker

    Board Member

  • Lisa MacLean

    Lisa MacLean

    Board Member

    Lisa MacLean

    Board Member

  • Naila Matheson

    Naila Matheson

    Board Member

    Naila Matheson

    Board Member

  • Ryan Neff

    Ryan Neff

    Board Member

    Ryan Neff

    Board Member

  • Lisa Papa

    Lisa Papa

    Board Member

    Lisa Papa

    Board Member

  • Kathy Pape

    Kathy Pape

    Board Member

    Kathy Pape

    Board Member

  • Mike Salvo

    Mike Salvo

    Board Member

    Mike Salvo

    Board Member

  • Mike Troutman

    Board Member

    Mike Troutman

    Board Member