Board and Staff
Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors is comprised of a group of community leaders with a willingness to commit time, energy, and personal resources to the organization. The Board of Directors plays a key role in the organization's financial strength and stability.
|Chairman of the Board
David R. Breidinger
Senior Vice President
CIO & Vice President, Commercial Solutions
Reed Technology & Information Services, Inc.
Helen Ljungdahl Round
Head of Operations
President and Chief Executive Officer
First Savings Bank of Perkasie
Timothy Boyle, Police Officer, Franconia Township.
Dr. Joseph S. Brosnan, President of Delaware Valley College
David DeLellis, Managing Director, Intrepid Capital Partners
Gayle Goodman, CPA, Independent Consultant
Mary Helf, Esq., Attorney, Fox Rothschild LLP
Thomas J. Jennings, Esq., Partner, Hill Wallack LLP
Francis Jeyaraj, M.D., Pediatrician, Lansdale Pediatrics & Adolescent Medical Associates
Pearl Kim, Esq., Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Lauren M. Massey, CPA, Managing Director of Finance & Administration, Abbott Capital Management, LLC
Catherine Nguyen, Attorney At Law, Cohen, Seglias, Pallas, Greenhall & Furman PC
Jonathan Moore Sharaf, Senior Vice President – Investments at Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Wendy Miller Thomas, Eastern Regional Sales Manager, IDEAL Industries
Sandy Weikel, Liaison, Pearl S. Buck Volunteer Assn.
Sandy F. Bates
Peter Conn, Ph.D.
Dean Evans, Ed.D.
John B. Huffaker, Esq.
David Leslie-Hughes, Esq
Harold R. Levenson, CPA
James J. Linksz, Ed.D.
Patrick A. Milberger, Esq.
Benjamin Ohrenstein, Esq.
Kenneth L. Plessner, CPA
Norma A. Yabut
David D. Yoder
Joan Block, Executive Director, Hepatitis B Foundation; Welcome House Child
Robert Byers, Jr., President, Byers’ Choice
Congressman Michael Fitzpatrick, 8th Congressional District
Janet Haines, Former Board Member
Bill Haines, Former Chairman of the Board
Dennis Helf, Chairman of QNB
Robert Laws, Retired Superintendent of Central Bucks School District
Commissioner Robert Loughery, County of Bucks, PA
PA Senator Charles McIlhinney, 10th Congressional District, State of PA
David Navazio, Executive Vice President and Founder of Gentell
Doreen H. Paynton, Chairman & CFO, Dontech Incorporated
Daniel J. Reavy, Director of External Affairs, Verizon
Robert Solarz, President, Gilmore & Associates
PA Representative Katharine Watson, 144th Legislative District, State of PA
Bridget Wingert, Editor, Bucks County Herald
Chief Executive Profile
Janet L. Mintzer holds a Master of Social Work from Temple University. She has served as President & CEO of nonprofit organizations for over twenty years and also has experience at the director level in the for-profit sector. While serving as CEO, she concurrently served as President of a state membership association and won two national awards recognizing her leadership in fund development and collaborative legislative advocacy before coming to Pearl S. Buck International as Vice President & COO in February 2001. Ms. Mintzer was promoted to President & CEO in September 2001.
She received the Ted Lindenman Foundation Humanitarian Award in 2013, an Honorary Doctorate in Public Service from Bucks County Community College in 2009, the Symetra Financial Community Champion Award in 2008, the March of Dimes Women of Business Achievement Award in 2006 and the Pennridge Chamber of Commerce President's Award in 2006. She was also named Honorary Principal of Chongshu Girls School in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China in 2013.
Staff of Pearl S. Buck International
Pamela Carroll, Marketing Director email@example.com
Tony Luna, Vice President of Relationship Development firstname.lastname@example.org
Teresa Mandic, Vice President of Programs email@example.com
Linda McCrillis, Development Associate firstname.lastname@example.org
Janet L. Mintzer, President & CEO email@example.com
Patricia Morrison, Database Project Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Jill Reeder, Chief Financial & Operations Officer email@example.com
Theresa Sheehan, Development Associate firstname.lastname@example.org
Kati Sowiak, Graphic Designer email@example.com
Marie Toner, Administrative Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org
Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site:
Ronald Banes, Grounds
Kenneth Barndt, Groundskeeper
M.J. Baum, Tour Desk
Jill Dansereau, Tour Coordinator email@example.com
Rebecca Kiefer, Tour Desk
David Hartzell, Facilities Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Nancy McElwee, Tour Desk
Donna Rhodes, Curator email@example.com
Erika Sands, Education Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeanne Scanlon, Tour Desk
Raymond Scholl, Grounds
Opportunity House Program:
Marie Taylor, USA Opportunity House Program Coordinator email@example.com
Wang Chengwei, China Sponsorship Manager
Kyunghee Bae, Korea Executive Director
Maria Margarita Lavides, Philippines Executive Director
Hsiu-Ling Hsiao, Taiwan Executive Director
Suntaree Rangkusone, Thailand Executive Director
Hang Minh Pham, Vietnam Country Director
Welcome House Adoption Program:
Tammy Blymire, Contract Adoption Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Mallori Cain, Contract Adoption Coordinator email@example.com
Lisa Dillard, Contract Adoption Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Patti Farrell, Contract Adoption Coordinator email@example.com
Leslie Lanzi, Asst. Adoption Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Tia Mann, Contract Adoption Coordinator email@example.com
Roshun Mitchell, Contract Adoption Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Stacey Schapiro, Contract Adoption Coordinator email@example.com
Kristen Slomka, Contract Adoption Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Chelsea Vossler, Program Coordinator email@example.com
Susan Weida, SWAN Program Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org