meet ccsf

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Aline Holmes, PRESIDENT

Aline Holmes is the Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs for the New Jersey Hospital Association, which represents hospitals, long-term care facilities, Home health agencies and other healthcare groups in New Jersey. She assisted member facilities and developing programs to improve healthcare and processes is responsible for identifying clinical And operational issues that encourage and support patient safety, best practices, improve quality and effectiveness.

Aline career began in that U.S. Navy Nurse Corps. She went on to serve as the Director of Nursing and Critical Care Services in both Providence Hospital in Washington D.C. And Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. From 1984 to 1990 she served as the Vice President of Patient Care Services for the Franciscan Health System of New Jersey.

Aline holds a Master of Science in Nursing, from Catholic University of America, Washington DC, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Massachusetts, and is currently a doctoral candidate in nursing at Rutgers University College of Nursing.


David Bromley, SECRETARY

David is the Executive Director of Big Picture Philadelphia, a not-for-profit organization providing transformative education experiences for high school youth in Philadelphia. Big Picture Philadelphia has overseen the start-up and development of El Centro de Estudiantes, an alternative high school in Kensignton for students who are over-aged, under-credited and have dropped out or been kicked out of Philadelphia Public schools.

Prior to founding Big Picture Philadelphia, David was the co-founder of MetWest High School, the Big Picture school in Oakland, CA and more recently, served as a Big Picture coach to MetEast High School, located in Camden New Jersey. Before coming to Big Picture, David co-founded the Assocation of National Scholastic Excellence and Reform in Santa Monica, CA, a not-for-profit corporation desinged to foster a greater awareness of and commitment to public schools. David also worked as a social studies teacher at Jefferson Hihg School in South Central, Los Angeles and as the Program Coordinator for Each One-Reach One, Los Angeles Unified School District's student mentoring program. David holds a Masters Degree in education from Peppperdine University in Los Angeles.



Lisa pack is a fourth and fifth-grade teacher at Philadelphia's Project Learn School, where she is also an educational coordinator responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating curriculum for all areas of study. She is a lead teacher, with governance responsibilities for overall school functioning.

Lisa graduated Magna Cum Laude from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. Upon graduation, Lisa took a second and third-grade teaching position at the Oaklane Day School before landing seven years later at her current school, Project Learn. She has more than 30 years of experience in education, and has participated in a variety of professional development programs from the Penn Literacy program.


Sarah Goncher

Sarah Goncher is a staff attorney with the Disabilties Law Program at Communicty Legal Aid Society, Inc in Delaware. Sarah is also admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Sarah's work focuses on special education law and mental health law. Prior to law school, Sarah worked in Washington, D.C. at the National Women's Law Center and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

Sarah received her B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park and her J.D., cum laude, from Villanova University. While at Villanova, Sarah received a Public Interest Scholarship in recognition of her commitment to public service. Sarah has also been awarded the Roxana C. Arsht Fellowship by the Women in the Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Assocation in support of her continued dedication to public service.


Ebony Welch

Ebony Welch is currently pursuing her Masters in Urban Education at Temple University. After completing her Bachelors in Adult and Organizational Development from Temple, Ebony committed to serving under-resourced and under-funded schools within Philadelphia. During her year long fellowship with 12 Plus, a non-profit dedicated to creating post secondary paths for students in Philadelphia, Ebony began to empower and advocate for students and community members. Much of Evony's work and research focuses on community and student engagement, perspective, and empowerment. Ebony is originally from Bristol, PA and parallels many of personal experiences with community members and students in Philadelphia. Ebony is expected to graduate May of 2018.



Tiffany Wright has been employed in telecommunication and administrative fields since 1999. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from Monmouth University in 2003. Tiffany brings to CCSF a strong background in interpersonal communication skills and is proud to be working in the non-profit community.



Jonathan Holmes has been involved with Children Can Shape the Future from the very beginning, when his aunt, Kathleen MacDonnell, asked for his assistance in creating a non-profit foundation to fufill her philanthropic goals.

Jonathan is a graduate of Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania, where he majored in Fine Arts, with a double minor in Art History and Education. Prior to working for CCSF, Jonathan served as the Fine Arts Departent Chair at West Nottingham Academy and as a photography teacher at The Peddie School.