Meet the YFTI Advisory Board Members

The Youth and Family Training Institute Advisory Board is comprised of individuals who are considered stakeholders. These are individuals who know mental illness, either because they have experienced it personally, or have the passion to work in the field to help improve the systems that serve youth and families.

The following are the individuals who have committed their time to serve on the YFTI Advisory Board:


Name Affiliation County/Organization
Bernadette Bianchi System Partner PA Council of Children, Youth & Family Services
A. Rand Coleman Family Member Chester County
David Dan System Partner Community Care Behavioral Health
Keith Graybill System Partner Juvenile Justice
Dr. Gordon Hodas System Partner Child Psychiatric Consultant to the PA OMHSAS
Andrew Kind-Rubin Family Member Bucks County
Deborah Ludden Family Member Luzerne County
Gloria McDonald Family Member Crawford County
Donna Mick System Partner Office of Children, Youth and Families
Valarie Oulds-Dunbar Family Member Philadelphia County
Jonathan Parke Youth Member Cumberland County
Margaret Parke Family Member Cumberland County
Kathryn Poggi System Partner Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)
Sade Santiago Youth Member Chester County
Robena Spangler System Partner Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association (RCPA)
Courtney Uren Youth Member Luzerne County
Linda Uren Family Member Luzerne County