BHA Board of Directors

John Sider, President
Statewide Coordinator, Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Christine Ludwick, PA-C, MPAS, Vice-President
Certified Physician’s Assistant, Aspire Urgent Care

Brent Smith, Treasurer
Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Sunshine State Federal Savings

Ellen Mellinger-Blouch, BSW, Secretary
Social Worker, Holy Spirit Hospital Behavioral Health

Nicole Bryant
Human Resource Consultant

Theresa Eshbach
Fundraising Consultant

Steve Faus
President, The Hess Agency

Wendell Hoover
Associate with RE/MAX Realty Associates, Inc. 

Frances Roggenbaum, Esq.
Partner, Saul Ewing, LLP

Victor Romain
Pastor, Steelton Mennonite Church

Josh Stroup, MSW
President, QTS Performance Solutions

Cynthia Tolsma
Chief Operating Officer, Dasher, Inc.



Board Committees


  • Ellen Mellinger-Blouch, Chair
  • Cynthia Tolsma
  • Christine Ludwick
  • Dr. Roger Sider, Psychiatrist, Philhaven Behavioral Healthcare Services (Retired)
  • Jan Wessell, Adult Education Professional (Retired)
  • Cassy Satterberg (Staff)
  • Marilyn Bellesfield (Staff)
  • Crystal Brown (Staff)
  • Heather Cotignola-Pickens (Staff)
  • Micalagh Moritz (Staff)



  • Brent Smith, Chair
  • Steve Faus
  • John Sider
  • Crystal Brown (Staff)
  • Abbey King (Staff)


  • John Sider, Chair 
  • Christine Ludwick
  • Brent Smith
  • Ellen Mellinger-Blouch



  • Deb Saline, Chair
  • Fran Roggenbaum
  • Maronetta Miller, Legal Assistant, Saul Ewing, LLP
  • Kelly Phipps, Esq., Phipps Law Firm
  • David Millary, CEO,
  • Corey Faus, Associate, The Hess Agency
  • Rebecca Bassinger, Independent Fundraising Consultant
  • Lakeyshia Crummel (Staff) 


  • Josh Stroup, Chair
  • Wendell Hoover, Realtor
  • Crystal Baxter (Staff)
  • Dennis Saylor (Staff)