Board of Directors


The Board of Directors is the primary governing body of the organization. In addition to appointing the Executive Director, the board is responsible for the overall strategy for accomplishing the organization’s mission and for the long-term sustainability of the organization itself.

Alan Casnoff,

Alan Casnoff

Mr. Casnoff is a Partner of P&A Associates, a private real estate development firm headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and President of DVL, Inc., a New York based real estate firm. Mr. Casnoff is also associated with the law firm of Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy, P.C. Read more

Hans Kersten MD, FAAP,

Hans Kersten MD, FAAP

Dr. Hans Kersten is board certified in pediatrics. He is the Medical Director for the Grow Clinic (for children with failure-to-thrive [FTT]) and a pediatrician at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Read more

Jill Michal,

Jill Michal

Ms. Jill M. Michal currently serves as the Vice President of Sales Services and Client Experience at Independence Blue Cross, Inc. Ms. Michal was the President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way Read more

Keren White,

Keren White

Keren is currently the Executive Director of The Chester Fund for Education and the Arts. Prior to this role, she was a consulting team member at Geneva Global, providing strategic support to clients focusing on nonprofit infrastructure. Read more