Our Staff

Mary W. Hirschbiel
Executive Director & New Castle County Coordinator
302.656.5256

Stacy Penaranda
Sussex County Coordinator
302.856.2527 

Jeff Jackson
Director, Donor Engagement
302.656.5256

Mary Randall
Kent County Coordinator
302.674.4423

Kristin Strouss-Peyton
Executive Assistant
302.656.5256


Our Board

Thomas W. Black, President
Retired Corporate Treasurer
Hockessin, Delaware

Jeanne A. Brennan, Treasurer
Retired Financial Services Professional
Lewes, Delaware

William J. Ulrich, Esq., Secretary
Associate General Counsel
The Siegfried Group, LLP
Wilmington, Delaware

Amanda L. Anderson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
Delaware State University
Dover, Delaware

Diaz J. Bonville
Outreach Coordinator
Office of U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Kathryn Brown, Ed.D.
Director of Advanced Programs
Wilmington University
Middletown, Delaware

Mary Castiglione
Retired Insurance Agent
Camden, Delaware

Edward Dawley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Languages
Delaware State University
Dover, Delaware

Gwen DelCoglin
Retired Paralegal
New Castle, Delaware

Jonathan Jaffe
Retired Finance Professional
Wilmington, Delaware

Sherry Larson-Reese
Retired School Secretary
Dover, Delaware

Tracy L. McCarthy, MS
Reading Specialist
Academy of Dover Charter School
Dover, Delaware

Betsy Plowman
Director
Epworth Preschool
Lewes, Delaware

Catherine Rossi
Marketing Coordinator
Morris James LLP
Wilmington, Delaware