Meet our dedicated Board of Directors:
Vincenza PortzlineBoard PresidentClick here to read their bio...
Position: Board President
Vincenza Portzline has served on the Board of the CILCP since 2012. As Board President, Vincenza actively works with the CEO, board, staff and community to further CILCP’s mission. She presides over Board and Executive Committee meetings and executes all contracts, deeds and other instruments authorized by the board. Vincenza is an active member of her community, as she is involved in the PA Transportation Alliance, Disability Budget Coalition, Disability Voting Coalition, and PA Long-Term Care Council. In her free time, Vincenza enjoys cooking, gardening, reading and playing Scrabble. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and three- year- old rescue dog.
What is her favorite thing about working with CILCP? Knowing that CILCP is a place where people with disabilities are valued, welcomed, empowered to live a life they choose and enabled to live well.
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Craig W. BachikBoard Vice-PresidentClick here to read their bio...
Craig W. Bachik
Position: Board Vice-President
Craig W. Bachik has served on the Board of the CILCP since 2010. As Board Vice-President, Craig assists the Board President as needed to execute CILCP’s mission and board-related activities, presides over Board and Executive Committee meetings in the absence of the Board President, and assures that the affairs of the CILCP are conducted in a manner that will fulfill the philosophy, mission, goals and values of the organization. Craig works as a Senior Landscape Architect, Urban Planner and Business Development Specialist for Navarro & Wright Consulting Engineers, Inc. Craig is not a person with a disability, but he has a daughter with both a physical and mental disability. Craig strives to work to advocate for her rights and for the rights of others to create a more inclusive life. In his free time, Craig enjoys fishing, hiking, gardening, photography, paintings and reading.
What is his favorite thing about working with CILCP? There is a spirit of positive change and a willingness to work hard to make a positive difference in people’s lives and advocate for folks who might otherwise settle for second best. Craig explained he loves the “Living Well” brand, it needs to be a way-of-life for all of us.
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Angela M WileyBoard SecretaryClick here to read their bio...
Angela M Wiley
Position: Board Secretary
Angela Wiley has served on the Board of the CILCP since 2017. Angela’s work experience includes managing IT projects for HM Health Solutions Inc., a subsidiary for Highmark Inc. She serves as a Community Chair for Highmark’s Black Network Business Resource Group, Administrator for the Harrisburg RBI Baseball/Softball Program, and in the nursery ministry at church. In her free time, Angela enjoys reading, solving puzzles, and shopping. Angela is also a Breast Cancer survivor.
What is her favorite thing about working with CILCP? Advocating in the community for people with disabilities and being a catalyst for change in local and state government.
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Ann K. Keiper-SmithBoard TreasurerClick here to read their bio...
Ann K. Keiper-Smith
Position: Board Treasurer
Ann K. Keiper-Smith has served on the Board of the CILCP since 2005. As the Board Treasurer, Ann creates accurate and timely financial reports. She also works with the CEO to ensure the financial stability of the CILCP. Ann is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. In her free time, Ann enjoys genealogy and dollhouse miniatures.
What is her favorite thing about working with CILCP? The energy around activism and support for anyone with a disability.
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Diana DeeleyDisability Board MemberClick here to read their bio...
Position: Disability Board Member
Diana Deeley has served on the Board of the CILCP since 2014. As a member of the Disabilities Board, Diana works on advocating for individuals with disabilities.
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David Reager, Esq.Board Member EmeritusClick here to read their bio...
David Reager, Esq.
Position: Board Member Emeritus
David Reager has served on the Board of the CILCP since 1992. As a member of the CILCP Board, David assists with matters relating to organizational structure and activities. In addition to being a CILCP Board member, David is an Attorney and Counselor at Law with Reager & Adler, PC, and owner of various business interests in care management and real estate development. In his free time, David enjoys reading, gardening and painting.
What is his favorite thing about working with CILCP? Its mission and the commitment of its staff and volunteers.
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Josie ByzekBoard MemberClick here to read their bio...
Position: Board Member
Josie Byzek has served on the Board of the CILCP since 2013. Josie is the Managing Editor for New Mobility, the leading lifestyle magazine for wheelchair users. Her personal disabilities include being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1998. In her free time, Josie enjoys cooking, kayaking, reading, and gaming.
What is her favorite thing about working with CILCP? That people who have disabilities are the ones running the show. Josie explained this helps to ensure that everything CILCP does has value to others who have disabilities, and she believes this fosters respect for the opinions and preferences of those CILCP serves.
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David GatesBoard MemberClick here to read their bio...
Position: Board Member
David Gates has served on the Board of the CILCP since 2016. In addition to being a CILCP Board member, David is an Attorney with the PA Health Law Project. Davis is also a Board Member for the PA Technology Foundation, Member of the Bureau of Autism and on the Services Advisories Board.
What is his favorite thing about working with CILCP? Working with a local organization run by people with disabilities.
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William A. GannonBoard MemberClick here to read their bio...
William A. Gannon
Position: Board Member
William A Gannon was appointed by Governor Edward G. Rendell and Secretary of Labor & Industry Stephen M. Schmerin as Executive Director of the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation in December 2004. As Executive Director of OVR, Gannon provided leadership and oversight of the state and federal vocational rehabilitation programs, including the Hiram G. Andrews Rehabilitation Center, the Office of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing, and the Bureau of Blindness & Visual Services. He directed the provision of vocational rehabilitation services to Pennsylvanians with disabilities on a statewide basis in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations, as well as policies of the State Board of Vocational Rehabilitation.
Prior to his appointment, Gannon served as the executive policy specialist for the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council. He also served as the Deputy Secretary of the Office of Social Programs for Department of Public Welfare. In the past, he was the community relation director for Ny-Penn Health Systems Agency and also served three terms as a County Commissioner in Bradford County Pennsylvania.
Previously he was a member of the State Board of Vocational Rehabilitation and is the chairman of the State Accessibility Board.
He has also served as a board member for the Pennsylvania Partnership for Children and was a member of the Blue Cross of North Eastern Pennsylvania board.
Gannon received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, and attended courses for strategic leadership for state executives from Duke University.
Gannon is currently retired and lives in Harrisburg with his wife Kathleen.
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