Bonnie joined JDRF as the Market Director for the Western and Central PA Chapter, based Central PA in October 2020. She is so excited to work alongside the team to cure T1D! Most recently, Bonnie served as Institutional Partnership Officer for York College of Pennsylvania. This included working with students, alumni and friends of the College, building lasting relationships and developing community partnerships.
Focused on major gift fundraising, she managed a portfolio of individuals as well as corporations and foundations. Prior to York College of PA, Bonnie served as the Director of Corporate and Foundations for McDaniel College in Maryland. Before embarking on her successful fundraising career, Bonnie spent 25 years in the advertising and marketing world, both in creative, business and leadership roles.
Bonnie is very active in her community and has been a member of Rotary, Women’s Club of Westminster, the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and completed Leadership Carroll Class of 2016. Currently, Bonnie resides in Gettysburg, PA with her husband, Michael.
Senior Development Manager
Senior Development Manager
Shannon is the Senior Development Manager for the Western and Central PA Chapter. Shannon started her career at the American Diabetes Association after graduating from the University of Pittsburgh. H2P! She has been with JDRF since Spring of 2017 and manages the JDRF Promise Gala and Tee Up to Cure Diabetes Golf Outing.
Shannon likes to golf and spend time with family and friends in her free time. She also loves to travel. She was fortunate enough to temporarily live in Martha’s Vineyard and Charleston, SC. She currently resides in Crafton with her dog, Finn.
“I knew when entering the non-profit world JDRF was the organization I wanted to be a part of. Their mission is so crucial and has helped the lives of so many people. Some of my dearest friends have been living with T1D and I cannot wait to finally say we have a cure! I am so grateful for the work of JDRF and all the support from the Western and Central PA community!”
Becky began her career in 1992 with the March of Dimes when she was hired to coordinate Walk America events. Her March of Dimes career spanned multiple roles and culminated with her final role as Executive Director of Market Development. Under her leadership, the New Mexico Chapter of the March of Dimes achieved National Chapter of the Year awards for two consecutive years for excellence in revenue development, mission integration, advocacy, and communications. She served on national training faculty and earned the President’s Team Award for excellence for five consecutive years.
In her most recent role, Becky led the Greater Pittsburgh development team of the American Heart Association (AHA). At AHA, she focused on staff development/coaching and volunteer leadership recruitment and development. She provided strategic direction for fundraising initiatives, cultivated and developed donors and corporate relationships, while executing mission impact and virtual event revenue strategies in rapidly changing giving environments.
Becky is excited to continue her career as Executive Director of the Western and Central PA Chapter of JDRF, bringing her years of experience and passion to the team of staff and volunteers. In her free time, Becky enjoys the outdoors, biking, hiking, cooking, and watching college basketball and the NFL.
Carling Nolan is the Development Director for the Western and Central PA Chapter. Carling previously served as the Outreach Manager before moving into her current role overseeing corporate development for peer-to-peer fundraising events, and management of the Pittsburgh One Walk, Team JDRF for the Pittsburgh Marathon, and the Ride to Cure Diabetes.
Carling is both professionally and personally connected to the mission; she was diagnosed with T1D at the age of five years old, and has been living with the disease for almost 30 years. Carling lives in McCandless with her husband John, son Johnny and daughter Isabella. She attended The Ohio State University, and is a retired professional golfer on the LPGA.
“I am so proud to be part of the JDRF family, and I am inspired by the thriving T1D community here in Western and Central Pennsylvania every single day. Together, anything is possible!” -Carling