President & CEO
Angela has held the role of President and CEO of Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance for more than 25 years. She is responsible for the daily administration of the organization and ensures the organization provides an array of quality-driven program services for the prevention of child abuse statewide.
She serves as the spokesperson for the news media and is directly involved in the organization’s interaction with state-level public policymakers, PA’s congressional delegation, public and private funders, and stakeholders.
Angela was selected by Governor Tom Corbett to serve on the Children’s Trust Fund governing board of directors where she serves as Vice-President. She also serves as a member of the national board for the Children’s Trust Fund Alliance.
Angela is a graduate of Messiah College with a Bachelor of Arts in Family Studies. She earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Penn State University, with a concentration in nonprofit management. She currently resides in Cumberland County, is mom to two adult daughters, Mae Mae to several grandchildren, and adored by Rhodie, a West Highland Terrier.
Contact Angela at firstname.lastname@example.org with concerns, complaints, or compliments. She looks forward to hearing from you!
Operations Support Coordinator
Crista supports, plans, and organizes program and operational duties within the organization. In this role, Crista helps to coordinate program events and activities while streamlining operational procedures to advance PFSA’s mission. Crista works directly with PFSA staff and stakeholders to drive successful programming and service delivery.
Crista’s passion for children and strong belief that children should be provided with opportunities to grow and learn, resulted in ten years of experience working in education. Her teaching career began as a reading specialist and then as a school administrator. Most recently, she spent over two years working in member services for a statewide, nonprofit organization where she managed affiliated entities. In this role, she worked closely with members, developed annual plans, coordinated meetings, and planned content for conferences and events.
Crista is a graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in reading. Outside of the office, Crista enjoys reading, spending time with her family, watching her kids’ sporting events, and is an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
Crista can be reached at email@example.com.
Prevention Services Manager
Justin manages PFSA’s prevention programs and services as well as the statewide CBCAP Network. In this role, Justin serves as the primary point of contact for prevention-related service requests and delivery. He also works directly with community-based organizations to provide support, resources, training, and technical assistance.
Justin has over nine years of experience working with nonprofits and community-based organizations, primarily in the fields of child welfare and education. Justin received his Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) with a specialized concentration in Management, Leadership and Community Practice (MLCP). Justin has a comprehensive knowledge of Pennsylvania’s child welfare system and he has had the opportunity to collaborate with several local and statewide stakeholders across the commonwealth.
Justin values his family, friends, and community. He loves spending plenty of time outdoors with his wife, Barbara, and their daughter, Lucy. Some of Justin’s favorite activities include hiking, spontaneous day trips, backyard sports, and cooking.
Justin’s email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Programs
Haven Evans joined the staff at PFSA in October 2016. Haven is primarily responsible for the mandated reporter training curriculums. With over twelve years of experience in the child welfare field, she brings to PFSA an extensive knowledge of Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Law (CPSL).
Haven is a graduate of Messiah College with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Family Studies. She is currently enrolled in the Penn State University graduate program for Public Administration. She currently resides in Dauphin County and enjoys gardening and spending time with her husband and three children.
Feel free to contact Haven at email@example.com with questions about mandated reporting and the CPSL.
Director of Finance
David serves as our Director of Finance and officially joined the staff in July of 2018. David earned his BS in Accounting from the Pennsylvania College of Technology, and earned his MS in Taxation from Northeastern University. His background includes working in industry with Fortune 500 companies such as Foot Locker and Rite Aid. He has also worked for two years with RKL as a Senior Accountant in the public accounting field. In addition to working in both industry and public accounting, David also ran successful tax franchises for 8 years and has won multiple awards – including Central PA’s Forty Under 40 Award – for growing his company and giving back to the community. He’s appeared as a regular on ABC 27’s Good Day PA as the local tax expert on Tax Tuesdays during tax seasons.
David serves on the Board of Directors as Treasurer with the Dillsburg Area Public Library and has been volunteering since 2013. He is also a Sunday School Teacher and has volunteered as a math teacher with the Carlisle Employment Skills Center. Additionally, David was a volunteer tutor with The Tutor Doctor to help students obtain their MBA, and a past Assistant Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America. David believes in serving others to help build stronger communities and stronger people.
In his free time, David loves spending time with his wife, Stephanie, and two daughters, Zoey and Illyana, by way of running, bicycling, and Family Home Evenings together.
David can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rosa Ponti joined PFSA as Training Coordinator in 2017. Rosa spent the previous 8 years in the Early Childhood Education field. She started and maintained a Pre-K/Kindergarten classroom during her time working at a private school. Rosa lives in Perry County where she enjoys riding her motorcycle. She comes from a huge Puerto Rican family and enjoys anything to do with her heritage.
Rosa’s email address is email@example.com.
PFSA’s team of dedicated staff is joined by dozens of carefully selected independent contractors, each with decades of experience in child welfare and family support and education services. These consummate professionals provide training of the highest quality, in every region of Pennsylvania.
To schedule a training session with one of these trainers, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.