Board of Directors

Vita’s volunteer Board is dedicated to Vita’s mission of providing quality educational programs to meet the needs of the unemployed, underemployed, and under educated. The board provides leadership and steady stewardship to ensure the well-being of the organization.

  • Linda Barker, President
    Director, Editorial Services, Influence Media LLC

  • Pauline Sexton, 1st Vice President
    Retired Director of Pastoral Care, Doylestown Hospital

  • Alan Gaudio, 2nd Vice President
    Retired Logistics & International Trade Executive

  • Catherine McElroy, Secretary
    Retired Associate Provost, bucks County Community College

  • John Walko, Treasurer
    Retired Chemical Engineer, Betz Dearborn

  • Stephen Albert
    Retired School Administrator, Central Bucks School District

  • Dr. Elizabeth Arrison
    Former Dean of Student Affairs, Delaware Valley University

  • William D. Ford
    Retired Chief, Bucks County Juvenile Probation

  • Michael Harrison
    Deputy Chief Adult Probation Officer, Bucks County Adult Probation and Parole Department

  • Margarita Hossaini-zadeh
    Assistant Branch Manager, Bucks County Free Library

  • Elaine Keckeissen
    Office Manager, Doylestown Presbyterian Church


Mercedes Anderson, Executive Director