The Garage Community & Youth Center is overseen by an Executive Board who has the responsibility and authority over all activities directly or indirectly involving The Garage. Kennett Square and West Grove have a Joint Community Advisory Board which serves as a working board to ensure success at each center.
The Executive Board serves an important role in the mission, strategy and oversight of The Garage. In addition, each member must serve as an advocate for the organization and promote good governance.
President: Kathy Williams – CMO, Chatham Financial
Treasurer: PJ Mullin – Agent, State Farm Insurance
Secretary: Robbie Schmidtberger – Pastor of Church Planting, Stillwaters Presbyterian Church
Johnny Johnston – Campus Pastor, Willowdale Chapel – Jennersville
Scott Walker – Founder & CEO, Walker Services Group
Linda Mercner – Director, YoungMoms
Jane Huber-Hellen – Real Estate Agent, Keller Williams Realty, Inc.
Tim Grugeon – Management Consultant
J. Michael Bontrager
The centers also have a Joint Community Advisory Board (“JCAB”). Overall, the fundamental responsibility of the JCAB is to provide advice, counsel, critique, suggestions and assistance to the leadership of The Garage as well as promote the activities, mission and purpose within the community. The JCAB will hold joint quarterly meetings for Kennett Square and West Grove for the greater purpose of organizational development.
Joint Kennett Square & West Grove Community Advisory Board
Michael Gabrielle Glass – Director, Kennett Square Garage
Jane Hershberger – Migrant Education Supervisor, Chester County Intermediate Unit
Sharis Jackson – Community Member, Parent, & Volunteer
Richard King – Community Member & Mentor
Michael Moyer – State Farm Agent
Rosa M. Quintana – Social Worker, Family Promise of Southern Chester County
William Parker – Community Member
Kristin Proto – Executive Director, The Garage Community & Youth Center
Bill Rose – Director, West Grove Garage
Lisa Sherwood – Avon Grove Library
Andrew Smith – Pastor, Presbyterian Church of Kennett
Alicia Tamargo – Teacher, Kennett High School
Beth Tickle – West Grove – Avondale Rotary