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

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

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

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

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

Mary Castiglione
Retired Insurance Agent
Camden, Delaware

Gwen DelCoglin
Paralegal
Morris James LLP
New Castle, Delaware

Sherry Larson-Reese
Retired School Secretary
Dover, Delaware

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

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

Amanda Zirn Hudson
Manager
Bethany Beach Books
Millsboro, Delaware