Board of Directors


Executive Members

Jim De Bow, President

Retired: Various Senior Executive Positions with North Jersey Banks;
Partner in Two Private Businesses

A. Maria Sadler, Vice President

AR Manager, NX Utilities, LLC

Frank Venezia, Treasurer


Anthony Ciaverelli, Secretary

Logistics / Business Owner




Beth Burckley

Special Education;
Co-owner of Uncle B's BBQ Shack

Danielle Jouenne

Energy and Regulatory Attorney
UGI Corporation

Steve Niewinski

Insurance / Sales

Lynn Smith

Director of Advertising

Patti Verish

Billing Specialist, Plymouth Community Ambulance

Laura Winters

IT & Program Management, Vanguard


Directors Emertius

Maria A. Galarza

Retired NYS Office of Children & Family Services

Rev. John Newns

Pastor, St. Ann Roman Catholic Church



Kristen McGee
Executive Director

Kristen was hired as the Executive Director and began in her role in September of 2016. Her involvement with Ann's Heart began in 2015 helping source donations for the Code Blue pilot program and serving on the Board of Directors, chairing the Communications Committee. She has worked in both creative and marketing fields and has a passion for community service.

Heather Weirich
Assistant Program Coordinator

Heather first joined Ann's Heart as a volunteer and event planner on the Fundraising & Development Committee. She is one of the creative masterminds behind Dîner en Vert, one of our largest fundraisers, that supports our efforts at the HEART. She has experience in event planning for several organizations, runs her own business as a visual artist, and is one of the founding members of a youth mountain bike team in Phoenixville - the PXV Inferno. Her passion for community and our work at Ann's Heart makes her a great addition to our organization. 



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