Staff

Staff

Meet the CILCP Team:

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Management Team

Janetta W. Green, MBAChief Executive OfficerClick here for bio...

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Janetta W. Green, MBA

Position: Chief Executive Officer

Janetta W. Green has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 1989. As the Chief Operating Officer, Janetta administers the day-to-day operations of the organization by supervising all program managers/directors, ensuring program compliance, and supporting the CEO and CFO as needed.  Janetta holds a Bachelor’s degree from Alderson-Broaddus University and MBA from Eastern University. She has over 30 years working in Centers for Independent Living. She is an active member of the ADA Leadership Network, a Certified Aging in Place Specialist, a Certified Accessibility Inspector, a member of Join Hands Ambassador Team, and serves on her church’s Parish-Pastor Relations Committee.

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Marilyn ZarreiiChief Financial Officer/Director of Human ResourcesClick here for bio...

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Marilyn Zarreii

Position: Chief Financial Officer/Director of Human Resources

Marilyn Zarreii has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 2014. As the Chief Financial Officer, Marilyn manages the development and implementation of financial processes and procedures to ensure that the agency’s financial position is stable. Marilyn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Kentucky and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Elizabethtown College. Marilyn is an active member of her community. She serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Board of Directors at Home Care for Living Well; the Secretary/Treasurer of the Board of Directors at the Living Well Your Way; and a member of the Board of Directors at the Susquehanna Valley Federal Credit Union. In her free time, Marilyn enjoys reading a good book. She does not have a particular genre but she usually is reading five or six at a time depending on what mood she’s in.

What is her favorite thing about working with CILCP? I feel that I have autonomy to make things happen. I am lucky to be the member of a Management Team that has talents that are complimentary to mine. I also work with excellent fiscal team members that are flexible and hard working.

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Robert ClappDirector of OperationsClick here for bio...

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Robert Clapp

Position: Director of Operations

Robert Clapp has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 2005. As the Director of Operations, Robert assists the CEO and CFO with CILCP day to day operations and the Specialized Services Program. Robert communicates with Specialized Service participants, staff, case managers and social workers. He also advocates, answers program questions, troubleshoots issues and supports CILCP staff. Robert attended the Defense Language Institute in Monterey California, served as a 98GLA in the U.S. Army MI, H.A.C.C., and K.C.A.I for design. Prior to the position as Assistant Director of Specialized Services, Robert worked as a CPARC Program Advisor, a CILCP Personal Attendant, a CILCP CSPPPD DME Peer Counselor, and with the CILCP OLTL Waiver Program’s Community Integration. In his free time, Robert enjoys volunteering in the community, researching web/tech accessibility, and continuing his education in UX design and web development. Robert also enjoys spending time with his wife and their children.

His favorite thing about working at CILCP? Providing advocacy and empowerment to participants while assisting with challenges in nursing facilities and transition to the community.

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Ginny RogersDirector of Community ServicesClick here for bio...

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Ginny Rogers

Position: Director of Community Services

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Staff

Pam AuerDirector of Living Well With A DisabilityClick here for bio...

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Pam Auer

Position: Director of Living Well With A Disability

Pam Auer has been working at the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 2010. As the Director of Living Well With A Disability, Pam’s role is to supervise the Living Well Department, support the Living Well staff, and advocate for services that allow people with disabilities to live in the community. Pam holds a degree in Mental and Physical Disabilities from Edinboro University, and has 24 years of formal experience working in the field of Independent Living and Disability Rights Advocacy. Her personal disabilities include Spina Bifida, Fibromyalgia, a few autoimmune disorders and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. In her free time, Pam enjoys volunteering at her church, reading/listening to audio books, and spending time with her friends and family.

Her favorite thing about working at CILCP? Freeing our people! Pam enjoys assisting her brothers and sisters with disabilities in living freely in their own homes and communities.

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Sharon BehunDirector of Program Development and ExpansionClick here for bio...

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Sharon Behun

Position: Director of Program Development and Expansion

Sharon Behun has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 2017. As Director of Program Development and Expansion, Sharon’s role is to develop new programs, such as Living Well Transportation Services, to further grow CILCP. Sharon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in sign language interpreting from Bloomsburg University, and is certified in transitioning and interpreting (CI and CT) by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID). Prior to becoming the Director of Program Development, Sharon was the Director of the Pennsylvania Office for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing for 10 and half years.

Her favorite thing about working at CILCP? Advocating for Pennsylvanian’s who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing.

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Margo Brown-PinderService Coordinator, Specialized ServicesClick here for bio...

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Margo Brown-Pinder

Position: Service Coordinator, Specialized Services

Margo Brown-Pinder has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 2010. As Supports Coordinator, Margo coordinates special services for consumers that reside in nursing homes by developing, monitoring and maintaining the integration of special services plans. Margo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication. Prior to becoming the Director of Specialized Services, Margo worked as an assistant social worker with people with physical disabilities. She has also been a supports coordinator working with waivers since 2006. Margo belongs to a disabilities ministry that provides resources and workshops for people with physical disabilities. In her free time, Margo enjoys spending time with her husband and children.

Her favorite thing about working at CILCP? Meeting new people and helping to complete goals.

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Lou DiehlLiving Well SpecialistClick here for bio...

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Lou Diehl

Position: Living Well Specialist

Lou began working at CILCP in 2019 as a Living Well Specialist. As an Independent Living Specialist, Lou provides the five core services including pre-employment training services to youth with disabilities, assisting in service coordination of persons with disabilities transitioning from nursing facilities and institutions into the community and providing advocacy training to eliminate barriers which exist in the community and prevent persons with disabilities from participating in life activities.

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Brenda Harding-AlbertCommunity Resource SpecialistClick here for bio...

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Brenda Harding-Albert

Position: Community Resource Specialist

Brenda Harding-Albert has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 2017. As the Community Resource Specialist, Brenda’s role is to give information and referral to services as well as coordinate the LINK program. Brenda holds a Bachelor’s degree in History along with a Social Studies Certification. Prior to becoming the Community Resource Specialist at CILCP, Brenda worked with people with mental illness for 16 years. In her free time, Brenda enjoys spending time with her husband, three children and two dogs.

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Yolanda HartDirector of HomeCare for Living Well ServicesClick here for bio...

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Yolanda Hart

Position: Director of HomeCare for Living Well Services

Yolanda began employment with the Center for Independent Living in 2019.  as the Director of HomeCare for Living Well.  She is responsible for staff recruitment and consumer growth.  Yolanda comes from a background in property management and served as the Resident Relations Director for the local housing authority.  She recently changed careers to home care where she believes she can further her career goals, but more importantly, to help people.

Yolanda has been very active in community supportive services by doing prison ministry, assisting young women transition from shelters to main stream living, served on CACH (Capital Area Coalition on Homelessness), and is a Chaplain. Yolanda is committed to the mental, emotional, and physical well-being of people everywhere throughout our city.  She is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Psychology/Christian Counseling.  She has a son and daughter here in Harrisburg and is engaged to be married soon.

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Tony HigginbottomLiving Well Transport ManagerClick here for bio...

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Tony Higginbottom

Position: Living Well Transport Manager

Tony Higginbottom has over 30 years experience in the transportation industry. In 2000, Tony, his wife, Valarie, and son, Anthony Jr. moved from Central New Jersey to the Lehigh Valley.  While there, he continued to work in the industry as a trainer, safety consultant, safety manager and a defensive driving instructor. In 2015, Tony and his family landed in Harrisburg where he continues to do what he loves—works in the transportation field and plays jazz music. Tony joined the CILCP in 2017 and we look forward to benefitting from his experience!

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Roseann JeffersonLiving Well Transport DriverClick here for bio...

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Roseann Jefferson

Position: Living Well Transport Driver

Roseann Jefferson, or Ro, is a part-time driver for LWTS. When she is not driving she is busy managing her business, Nature’s Lighthouse Wellness Center.  In addition, she is a very active great grandmother and enjoys music.  In her former life, she was a contractor with the federal government as a database administrator.

Dawn MarronLiving Well Information and Referral Specialist and Community AdvocateClick here for bio...

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Dawn Marron

Position: Living Well Information and Referral Specialist and Community Advocate

Dawn Marron began working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania in 2018.  As a Living Well Community Advocate, Dawn participates in and facilitates systematic advocacy on a local, state and national level to eliminate the barriers currently experienced by people with disabilities that prevent them from living well in their community.  She also provides information and referrals to ensure people have access to appropriate services and supports. Dawn has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Penn State University in labor studies and business, and a JD from Duquesne Law School.  Prior to working for CILCP, Dawn advocated for domestic violence victims, worked for the Pennsylvania government in the Senate and Governor’s policy offices, practiced law, and taught swimming.  In her personal time, she is an avid couponer, reader, swimmer, and traveler.  Her personal disabilities include multiple sclerosis. Her favorite thing about working at CILCP? Being part of a team of passionate advocates changing lives.  And the bullhorn.

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Madeleine McMahonService Coordinator, Specialized ServicesClick here for bio...

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Madeleine McMahon

Position: Service Coordinator, Specialized Services

Madeleine McMahon has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 2011. As a Support Service Coordinator, Madeleine visits nursing home consumers, prepares goals with consumers to support identified independent living, and connects people to resources in the community. Madeleine holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications/English Literature from LaSalle University. Her personal disability includes ADHD. Madeleine is a member of her church council and enjoys playing chess at the local library, reading and writing. Her special talents include whistling, driving, playing tennis and cooking.

Her favorite thing about working at CILCP? Realizing that the visits I make are not only important to the individuals, but to myself and the disability community at large. Each visit provides another round of fuel to our conviction that people who need supports need to be and most often want to be supported in the least restrictive environment.

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Ed ProctorLiving Well Transport DriverClick here for bio...

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Ed Proctor

Position: Living Well Transport Driver

Ed Proctor is retired from the City of Harrisburg where he worked in Parking Enforcement.  Now he keeps himself busy as co-owner of P&R Bakery in Harrisburg and driving part-time for LWTS. In addition, Ed enjoys his time with his granddaughter. In the past, he worked as an attendant with HomeCare for Living Well. He is an Army veteran from the Vietnam War.

Nora L. ProctorLead Van Driver and TrainerClick here for bio...

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Nora L. Proctor

Position: Lead Van Driver and Trainer

Nora Proctor has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 2017. As Lead Van Driver and Trainer, Nora is responsible for transporting individuals to events and activities throughout the day. In addition to her role at CILCP, Nora is the owner of P & R Bakery in Harrisburg. In her free time, she enjoys crafts, interior design, baking and playing card games.

Her favorite thing about working for CILCP? Meeting new people!

Yolanda QuinonesService Coordinator, Specialized ServicesClick here for bio...

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Yolanda Quinones

Position: Service Coordinator, Specialized Services

Yolanda Quinones has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 2004. As a CSPPPD, Yolanda develops and maintains service plans of care. She also facilitates and monitors the integration of specialized services with the provision of nursing facility and special rehabilitative services. Yolanda has also worked with the Durable Medical Equipment Program. Her personal disabilities include being a cancer patient. In her free time, Yolanda enjoys crocheting booties for both local pregnancy centers and cancer centers.

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Kathy ReischQuality Assurance & Compliance DirectorClick here for bio...

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Kathy Reisch

Position: Quality Assurance & Compliance Director

Kathy Reisch has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 2016. The Quality Assurance & Compliance Director is primarily responsible for incident management, investigation, and risk management. This position also works collaboratively with the COO in monitoring the CILCP’s Quality Management Plan, referral process, and evaluation process. Ensures compliance with all local, state and federal rules and regulations including but not limited to those mandated by ODP, DHS, OLTL, and MCOs. Kathy holds a degree from Harrisburg Area Community College. Prior to working for CILCP, Kathy has advocated for individuals with intellectual disabilities for over 30 years. In her free time, Kathy enjoys camping and boating/fishing with her family. She is also a Lifetime Member of the Girl Scouts, providing support to troops in local communities as needed.

What is her favorite thing about working with CILCP? Enabling individuals with intellectual disabilities to express how they feel about the services they receive and the changes to services and their lives that they would like to see happen through their participation in the IM4Q survey.

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Shaun RobisonService Coordinator, Specialized Services/NHT SpecialistClick here for bio...

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Shaun Robison

Position: Service Coordinator, Specialized Services/NHT Specialist

Shaun Robison has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 2014. As a CSPPPD, Shaun advocates for residents within nursing homes while working closely with the nursing staff and social workers to ensure all the residents’ needs are being met. He tries to help improve upon the living situation of residents and empower them to make their own decisions so they can live more independently. Shaun holds a Secondary Education Diploma from GACTC in Computer Repair/Programming/ and General Electronics, as well as an Associates Degree from Mt. Aloysius College In Computer Science. His personal disabilities include being diagnosed with MS in 2007. In his free time, Shaun enjoys spending time with his wife and kids. He also enjoys the outdoors through fishing, hunting, 4-wheeling, kayaking, or walking.

His favorite thing about working at CILCP? Knowing he is making a real impact.

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Lynn Stewart-Krieger, C.E.A.C., CAPSDirector of Home Modifications & AccessClick here for bio...

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Lynn Stewart-Krieger, C.E.A.C., CAPS

Position: Director of Home Modifications & Access

Lynn Stewart-Krieger has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 2004. As the Director of Home Modifications and Access, Lynn oversees home modifications for several funding sources and works with contractors to meet the access needs of persons with disabilities and the elderly. She provides training and surveys on the ADA, housing, home modification issues and accessibility. Lynn also provides ADA surveys for businesses. Lynn holds a Bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice and Counseling from Pennsylvania State University. In her free time, Lynn enjoys travel to warm places, PSU sports, kayaking, reading, lying in her pool, and spending time with family and friends. Lynn is the Treasurer for the Affordable Housing Associates of Dauphin Co, Mohn Street Affordable Housing and The Self Determination Housing Project of Pa. She is also a former board member for Rebuilding Together.

Her favorite thing about working at CILCP? I love what I do because I make a difference in people’s lives. I know a lot of people say that. I do. I modify homes allowing people access to additional parts of their lives. They can shower and use the ramp to get out and go to work, church, shopping, or the movies. I might install a lift, which will allow a mom to put her child to bed on the second floor, or allow a son to have thanksgiving dinner with his family. I make a difference and I’m proud of what I do.

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Ann Talbot, MSWDirector of Specialized ServicesClick here for bio...

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Ann Talbot, MSW

Position: Director of Specialized Services

Ann Talbot has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 1990. As the Director of CSPPPD, Ann supervises the Specialized Services program through a grant from Office of Long-Term Living. The statewide program provides service coordination, peer counseling, and community integration to eligible nursing home residents in the Commonwealth. She also supervises staff, independent contractors and clerical support staff; prepares billing; oversees contract tasks; conducts Durable Medical Equipment assessments; meets with nursing home residents; and prepares reports and oversees staff training. Ann holds a Bachelor’s degree from Dickinson College and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Temple University.

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Kate ThweattHomeCare for Living Well Field SupervisorClick here for bio...

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Kate Thweatt

Position: HomeCare for Living Well Field Supervisor

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Ben WilliamsFiscal AssistantClick here for bio...

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Ben Williams

Position: Fiscal Assistant

Ben Williams has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 2016 as an Administrative Assistant. In March of 2018, Ben moved to the CILCP fiscal office where he assists the Director of Fiscal Services with various responsibilities. Ben holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Prior to working for CILCP, Ben focused on peer education on health related issues including but not limited to STI’s and Alcohol Safety. He also did a lot of sexual violence prevention on campus. In his free time, Ben enjoys working on his car. He also enjoys the occasional video game. His special talents include singing and playing the drums. His favorite thing about working at CILCP? He loves being able to help people. Although he doesn’t help consumers directly, he finds just as much value in helping the CIL staff so that they can better help someone else.

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Cindy YoungDirector of Fiscal ServicesClick here for bio...

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Cindy Young

Position: Director of Fiscal Services

Cindy Young has been working for the Center for Independent Living of Central Pennsylvania since 2015. As the Director of Fiscal Services, Cindy supervises Payroll, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. Prior to working for CILCP, Cindy gained 20 years of payroll experience. Cindy is married and has a daughter, Chelsea, who is 27. She enjoys spending time with her cats and two dogs, Rosie and Naji.

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