Susan Elko, President
A veteran Chester County volunteer, educator and longtime supporter of The Barn, Susan brings years of experience to the position of Board President. Her leadership has proven invaluable to our continued development.
Mary Beth Drobish, Founder
As Founder, Mary Beth’s vision and passion for our mission is incorporated in all that we do.
August Gerhardt, Treasurer
August is a Vice President and Portfolio Manager with Pennsylvania Trust. He earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a great asset to The Barn.
Ann Lim, Secretary
Ann is an experienced teacher and mother of two and brings a world of knowledge to The Barn, particularly in regards to programming for children and families.
Carol’s deep love for animals and particular interest in their relationship with children is what brought her to serve The Barn. Her commitment has been longstanding and deeply valued.
Cathy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with ABA2Day, and found herself working with children on the Autism Spectrum in part because of her dedication to The Barn.
Co-founder of Clarion Law, Duie uses his expertise as an attorney to assist The Barn with all legal matters. His experience and skill with local organizations and non-profits is critical to The Barn.
A lifelong equestrian, Leanne’s love of horses and all animals lead her to serve with us at The Barn. She brings a deep passion and commitment to to helping area non-profits succeed.
A historic preservationist with John Milner Architects by trade, Alanna’s enthusiasm for the mission of The Barn is contagious.
Lauren is a Vice President at General Reinsurance Corporation, and her passion for The Barn stems from her love of helping children with disabilities discover the benefits of animal-assisted activities.
As CFO for Keane, Inc., Kevin brings a network of financial knowledge to The Barn as well as a dedication to serve all children.
Luke is Vice President of Marketing and Client Development at Pennsylvania Trust. His unique skill set helps The Barn in many ways including technology, marketing, development and fundraising.
Karen is a former elementary teacher and administrator. Her background in education and interest in helping children drive her passion for involvement with The Barn.
Advisory Board Members:
Dr. Page Buck
Dr. James Orsini