Foundation appoints new Board members
COLMAR, PA - The North Penn Community Health Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of three new community representatives to its board: William C. Stevens III of Lansdale, Sandi Vasoli of Gwynedd Valley and Nancy Dunleavy of Blue Bell.
William C. Stevens III, SBA, is the CEO of Ethos Sustainable Finishes Inc., a manufacturers’ representative company that consults with the architecture and design community in the specification of sustainable architectural materials for commercial, multi-family housing and high-end residential markets. Simultaneous to starting Ethos, Stevens assisted in the start-up of Parable Renovations Inc., a family-owned business that provides renovation and remodeling services for the residential and light commercial markets with a focus on sustainable building practices and materials. Stevens began his career as director of business development with Atlantic Exhibits, a provider of design and fabrication services to the museum, corporate interior and trade show industry. Stevens recently led a community-wide effort to create and facilitate the Lansdale Farmer’s Market – an organization whose mission is to maintain a seasonal farmer’s market that supports local producers of healthy, nourishing foods and quality, crafted goods while building community and promoting sustainable living. Stevens is also the director of Heirloom Acre Farm, a small organic community-supported agriculture (CSA) in Telford. He earned dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in finance and marketing from the John L. Grove School of Business at Shippensburg University. He is a certified sustainable building advisor (SBA). Stevens and his wife Jessica live in Towamencin, PA.
Sandi Vasoli is the founder and principal of Educational Life Solutions, LLC, an organization that works with foundations and agencies to build and execute their strategic missions. Prior to this, Sandi was director of human resources for 22 years with GlaxoSmithKline. She began her career as a research biologist with Wyeth Laboratories and McNeil Pharmaceuticals before moving on to pharmaceutical sales and ultimately human resources within the pharmaceutical industry. Vasoli specialized in transnational organizational planning and strategic workforce development, coaching and partnering with senior executives and employees and management training and development. She also serves as a trustee and chair of the Personnel Committee for Northern Home for Children. Vasoli lives with her husband, Tom in Gwynedd Valley and enjoys being involved with community events, gardening, and having fun with her two retired racing greyhounds.
Nancy Alba Dunleavy is the founder and CEO of Dunleavy & Associates. Now entering its tenth year, the firm provides project management, contracted leadership and advisory services for charitable organizations and those who support them. Ms. Dunleavy contributes her time to several area nonprofit boards of trustees including Gwynedd-Mercy College, LEADERSHIP Philadelphia, Abington Health Foundation, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau and Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children.
Board members serve without compensation and are required to actively participate in governance and grantmaking activities.
Founded in 2002, the North Penn Community Health Foundation identifies, selects and invests in programs and agencies that will improve the health, welfare and quality of life in the community. Grants awarded by the foundation center on 1) promoting access to quality health and human services; 2) promoting disease prevention and wellness; and 3) strengthening organizational effectiveness and partnerships. Since its inception, nearly $9.5 million has been distributed to 154 nonprofit organizations.