About Us

Staff

Christine Sinclair, Executive Director

Exective Director

Christine Sinclair

 

Chris was appointed by our board on January 19, 2016.  Her corporate experience in the banking and data services industries gives her the solid foundation she needs to lead our organization.  Besides that, she has extensive volunteer experience with various non-profits in the Berks County area.  She accepted a protege with M4BY in 2014 and has expressed a sincere and earnest passion for the work M4BY does with high school and college students.  She recently earned her MBA from Alvernia University with a keen desire to move into non-profit leadership.  Since her appointment she has demonstrated that she is well prepared to serve as our Executive Director and to help us grow and develop into an agent of change in Berks County and beyond.

Board of Directors

Officers

Chair

 

Linda Welford  -  A Mathematics teacher in the Reading school District, Linda became a part of our board in May 2015 and was appointed as Chair in August 2015.  Besides her work with M4BY, she also serves as Deacon and Stephen Ministry Leader at her church, helping indivduals find success in the midst of crisis.

Vice Chair

 

Dale Wilkins was appointed as Vice Chair in July 2016.  He has been serving as Chair for our Core Programs, Activities in recent years with enthusiasm and great attention to detail.  He is General Manager for a Sav A Lot in Reading and is admired by many of his associates.

 

 

 

Treasurer

 

Lisa Konopelski joined our board in May 2016.  She was appointed as Treasurer in July 2016.  Lisa has an extensive background in finance and currently works in that capacity for UGI Utilities of Reading, PA.  Since joining our team, she has demonstrated a passion for our mission and has contributed to building our financial sustainability.

 

Secretary

 

Vacant

Members At Large

Mary Lou Kline

Business Professor, Reading Area Community College

Member, Business Operations Committee

Long-time mentor and board member

Amariles Rivera

Outreach/Sales Coordinator

SeniorLIFE

Member, Core Programs - Mentor Training

 

Evan Siegel

I-Lead Charter School

Reading, PA

Member, Business Operations Committee

 

 

Jennifer Starkey

Entrepreneur

Former Public School Teacher

Member, Business Operations Committee

 

Ted Jamula

Retired Teacher and Administrator, Reading School District

Ted, a former board member, currently serves as Chair for our Core Programs - Protege Engagement Committee

Rebecca Smith

Family Law Attorney

Parther - Bentley, Gibson, Kopecki, Smith Law Offices

Former board member who served as Chair for Governance

 

Want to Become a Mentor?

Please call our Executive

Director, Chris Sinclair

at: 484-273-2081

or fill out our contact form.

 

Mentors For Berks Youth

P.O. Box 791

Shillington, PA  19607

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