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CHC Staff

  • Arlene J Lund
    Arlene J Lund

    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. Arlene joined CHC in July of 2016. She holds an Master in Public Administration and Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from Kutztown University. Arlene has worked in several other Lehigh Valley non-profit settings and comes to CHC with a background in administration, community-building, fundraising, budgeting and program planning. She is active with the Liberty High School Alumni Band and Friends of Music, Inc. Arlene is an avid swimmer and obedience/therapy dog trainer.
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 15. Email:

  • Kristen Hettrick
    Kristen Hettrick

    SENIOR DIRECTOR, PREVENTION AND STUDENT ASSISTANT PROGRAM.   Kris brings a background in adult education and experience in planning, organizing, and implementing solutions. She previously served as Education Services Manager providing leadership for three programs: adult literacy, family literacy with early childhood education, and summer learning (K-4).
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 14. Email:

  • Maria Alonso-Tomlinson, MALD
    Maria Alonso-Tomlinson, MALD

    Maria holds a Masters of Arts in Leadership Development from Evangelical Seminary in Myerstown, PA and a Bachelor’s Degree in Science of Communications from Sacred Heart University in San Juan, PR. She has been working with organizations in the Lehigh Valley in areas of parenting education, case management, recruitment, foster care, supervision, facilitation, and the creation of workshops. Maria enjoys building relationships in the community, understanding that working together and unifying efforts help the well-being of the community. Maria is a mother of two and along with her husband they serve with TEAMS for Medical Missions which provides medical services in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. In her spare time, she likes to paint, make jewelry, hair bows, and reading.
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 24.

  • Annie Bickert
    Annie Bickert

    OFFICE MANAGER. Annie has worked at CHC almost since its inception and acts as historian to the many changes CHC has gone through over the years.  She lives in Nazareth with and is the mother to two daughters and Grannie to two grandchildren.  Annie enjoys reading, gardening, and attending Nazareth Girl’s basketball games.
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 31. Email:

  • Jillian Cabrera
    Jillian Cabrera

    PREVENTION SPECIALIST. Jillian joined CHC in January 2020. She earned her BS in Psychology with a concentration in Biopsychology from Cedar Crest College, and has experience in social services/community programs. In her free time, Jillian enjoys many different forms of athletics and likes to travel.

    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 20. Email:

  • Brandon Chasse, PhD
    Brandon Chasse, PhD

    MANAGER, CROSSROADS/PROJECT SUCCESS, SENIOR PREVENTION SPECIALIST. Brandon joined the CHC in October 2018. He has a PhD in Depth Psychology with an emphasis in Somatic Studies, a field that explores the forces of the psyche and how they stimulate the body’s capacity to heal itself, from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Before working for the CHC, Brandon lived in Phoenix, AZ and held a private practice providing HeartMath® training to help individuals reduce stress and build resilience and also did outreach for a reputable behavioral health treatment center. Outside of working at the CHC, Brandon enjoys exploring the East Coast with his wife Geny, who is currently a medical resident for St. Luke’s University Health Network.
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 19. Email:

  • Migdalia Diaz

    Migdalia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development from Hope International University and an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Lehigh Carbon Community College. Migdalia was previously employed with Lehigh County as a Child Care Worker at the former Juvenile Detention Center and then transferred to their Children and Youth Services where she worked as a County Social Services Aide with parents, children, and families for seven years. Migdalia served on the Board of Directors and volunteered at the Nehemiah Wall, which is a halfway home for former female inmates. She has volunteered for the former Allentown Weed and Seed Program where she was the Co-Chairperson of the Law Enforcement Committee and worked with residents, police, and committee members to address the quality of life issues in the Weed and Seed neighborhood areas. She was also a prison ministry coordinator and teacher at a church she attended

  • Stephanie Dorney
    Stephanie Dorney

    TEAM LEADER AND SENIOR STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM LIAISON, COMMONWEALTH APPROVED TRAINER (CAT).   Stephanie joined the CHC staff as a SAP Liaison in November of 2016. She holds a BA in English from Moravian College.  Before joining the CHC staff Stephanie worked at Whitehall Middle School in 8th grade Special Education, where one of her duties was to establish and maintain working relationships between teachers, parents, students. 
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 17. Email:

  • Sandra Duarte

    Sandy joined CHC in February 2020. She earned her AS in social work from Northampton Community College. She is currently continuing her social work education at Cedar Crest College, and has experience in social services/community programs. In her free time, Sandy enjoys crafting, carpentry and meditation.

  • Mac Dvorak

    Mac’s expertise is in youth development and program facilitation. Mac holds a BA from Hampshire College with a concentration in Critical Youth Studies and Social Justice, and has developed and implemented youth programming in mental health, leadership skills, community-based research, sustainability, outdoor education, and alcohol and other drug abuse prevention. Mac has also designed programming for young women to improve self-esteem and body image and was awarded the Clif Bar Business with Purpose Scholarship in 2019. Mac loves spending time outside backpacking and rock climbing, and is learning to throw pottery

  • Nicole Elias
    Nicole Elias

    SAP LIAISON - Nicole started working with CHC in August of 2019. She brings with her 18 years of experience delivering programs in school. She earned a BA in Sociology with a minor in Elementary Education and concentration in psychology from Moravian College. Before joining CHC, Nicole worked as a SAP Liaison and Education Specialist for schools in Northampton and Lehigh Counties.
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 25. Email:

  • Jennifer Hanley
    Jennifer Hanley

    SAP LIAISON - Jenn recently earned a Masters of Public Health degree from West Chester University of PA, where she also earned her BA in Psychology and a graduate certificate in Gerontology. Before joining the SAP team, she worked with CHC as a Project Success Mentor in Whitehall- Coplay Middle School and Whitehall High School. She is eager to be fully immersed into her new role as SAP Liaison as she thrives most working in teams, and having the opportunity help students overcome hindrances which keep them from reaching their highest potential in school.
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 27. Email:

  • Pam James
    Pam James

    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. Before joining CHC, Pam was employed in the advertising department at The Express-Times/ over 40 years. She and her husband, Bob, live in Bethlehem and are the parents of two daughters.
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 10. Email:

  • Karen Kohn
    Karen Kohn

    SAP ADMINISTRATOR. Karen is a retired educator in the Bethlehem Area School District with a Master’s Degree in Education from Penn State University. During her Freedom High School tenure she was Department Chair of the Health and Physical Education department, head coach of the girls Gymnastic team and the girls Tennis Team. Karen was inducted into the Freedom HS Athletic Hall of Fame. Karen was also the SAP Coordinator at Freedom for 20 years, and an executive member of the PASAP Board of Directors for 7 of the 8 years that she served. She was also a member of the Dept. of Education SAP Advisory Board for 6 years. Now employed at the Center for Humanistic Change, Karen has been a Commonwealth Approved Trainer since 2009. She does many different types of SAP related trainings, organizes 4 annual SAP Consortiums .
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 22. Email:

  • Meredith Makoul Labert
    Meredith Makoul Labert

    SAP LIAISON - Meredith joined the CHC staff as a SAP Liaison in August of 2019. She holds a Masters in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College. She earned her Bachelors degree in Psychology with a minor in Family Studies at James Madison University in Virginia. Prior to joining CHC, she was a SAP counselor in various Northampton schools and also worked two years as an Outpatient Therapist working with children and teens. Meredith is going on her sixth year of coaching field hockey and recently took the position of the Assistant Field Hockey Coach for the Allentown School District.
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 26. Email:

  • Delia Mitchell
    Delia Mitchell

    SAP LIAISON. Delia Mitchell Joined CHC September 10, 2018 as a SAP Liaison. She holds a Master’s in Justice Administration and Paralegal Degree from the University of Louisville, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Kentucky State University. Delia has worked in Social Impact for 15 years. She’s worked for the Jefferson County Public School System as a Family Service Worker, she gained her (CADAC) Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Certification while doing one on one Addiction Counseling and Relapse prevention groups. Delia became a Certified Life Coach in March, 2015 and has provided trainings on Self Care and parenting groups. Outside of work Delia teaches the elementary Sunday school class at her church.
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 18. Email:

  • Rosalie Moyer
    Rosalie Moyer

    SAP Liaison. Rosalie graduated from Penn State Univ. with a Bachelors Degree in Adm. Of Justice and a Masters Degree from The Univ. of Illinois. She has over 30 years of experience in the Social Services Field. She worked as a Juvenile Probation Officer, Foster Care Caseworker/Resource Worker, Licensed Foster Care Homes, Child Abuse and Neglect Investigator and most recently a Student Assistant Therapist. She has a dog Nasa and a cat Nugget, and loves to travel and help run bus trips for a friend.
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 32. Email:

  • Melissa Rios
    Melissa Rios

    PREVENTION COORDINATOR: Originally from the Big Apple, Melissa is the Prevention Coordinator at CHC. She started working at CHC in September of 2018, left for one year, and returned to her calling. She enjoys working at CHC very much.
    Melissa is a proud mother of a Lehigh Carbon Community College Student. He is in his 1st year and looking forward to seeing what Allentown brings in the future.
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 13. Email:

  • Donna Rohrbach
    Donna Rohrbach

    DATA SPECIALIST. Donna was born and raised in Allentown. She worked 26 years for Sprirax/Sarco as a cost accounting clerk, then 15 years at United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley as a liaison between donor and agencies. Donna started at CHC as a part-time employee September 4, 2017.  In her free time she volunteers @ McKinley Elementary School in Allentown.  Donna has been married for 40 years and has 2 daughters and 3 grandchildren.
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 22. Email:

  • Wendy Texter
    Wendy Texter

    SAP LIAISON/MENTOR - Wendy has been working with the CHC as a Project Success mentor for the last four years, and has now joined the SAP team. Wendy has a bachelor’s degree in communications from the New School for Social Research in NYC.
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 28. Email:

  • Devon Vukovich

    DATA ANALYST - Devon has both a Bachelor (Moravian College) and Masters (Lehigh University) of Science Degree in Mathematics. Devon has served as a Teaching Assistant in Mathematics at Lehigh University, Professional Tutor in mathematics at Lehigh Carbon Community College, and a Peer tutor in Mathematics at Moravian College.
    Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 37. Email:

  • Lisa Wolff
    Lisa Wolff

    SENIOR MANAGER, SPECIAL PROJECTS. Lisa has participated in the development of programs such as Current Drug Trends, HOPE (Heroin and Opioid Prevention Education), and Awareness and Action: How We Can Help Prevent Suicide. Lisa facilitates a variety of CHC programs throughout the Lehigh Valley. She also mentors middle and high school students through CHC’s Project SUCCESS program. A graduate of Lehigh University, Lisa completed her M.Ed. at DeSales University, and taught fourth and sixth grade students in the East Penn School District before joining the Center in 2013. Phone: 610-443-1595, Ext. 36. Email:

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