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Peggy Dolan, Executive Director

Peggy Dolan has served as Executive Director of the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund since 1976.

A graduate of Chestnut Hill College, Peggy is Chair Emerita of the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross Blood Services for the Penn Jersey Region; a board member of Mercy-Suburban Hospital; and a member of Arcadia University's Genetic Counseling Masters Program Advisory Committee. She was an original member of the Childhood Cancer Advisory Committee of the American Cancer Society in Philadelphia from 1986 to 2006 and served on the board of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations from 2006 to 2009. In July 2009, Peggy was invited to take part in the Consortium for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. In 2008, Peggy served on the Patient and Family Issues Subcommittee in her role as member of the Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care Task Force for the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare.

Peggy has received many awards and honors, including the following:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Philadelphia Chapter, 2013
  • Trocaire Award, Gwynedd Mercy Academy, 2010
  • Benjamin Rush Award, Philadelphia Psychiatric Society, 2010
  • Viktor Frankl Humanitarian of the Year Award, National Association of Home Care and Hospice, 2005
  • Great Friend to Kids Award, Please Touch Museum of Philadelphia, 2005
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Award, Wissahickon Faith Community Association, 2005
  • National Caring Award, The Caring Institute, Washington, DC, 2004
  • Caring Americans Hall of Fame inductee, Fredrick Douglass Museum, Washington DC, 2004
  • Maxwell J. Schleifer Distinguished Service Award, Exceptional Parent Magazine and the Philadelphia
    Phillies, 2004
  • Women of Distinction Award, Philadelphia Business Journal and the National Association of Women Business Owners, 2002
  • March of Dimes Women of Achievement Award, 1999

FY 2015 Board of Directors

Teresa Araco Rodgers, Principal, harp-weaver, President
Bob Cannon, Principal, Cannon Group Enterprises, Vice President
Nicole Ksiazek, Manager, Fesnak & Associates, LLP, Treasurer
Eileen Shovlin
, Regional Vice President, National Accounts, Coventry, Secretary

Pamela Lynn Butera, Realtor, Keller Williams Real Estate
Peggy Dolan, Executive Director, Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund
Elizabeth Ely
, PhD, Nurse Researcher, The Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania
Mary Evich, Staff Nurse, Health and Wellness Center at Gwynedd Mercy College
Dai Trong Hoang, Project Manager, Mars, Inc.; Co-Owner, Yogurtland
Guy Malick, President, Nickel Systems
Marc Quann, System Engineer, Lockheed Martin
Michael Seidner, MD, Green & Seidner Family Practice
Lisa K. Siegel, Product Manager, CSL Behring (retired)
Susan Stavish, Investment Manager, Stavish Family Investments and Denlinger Trust
Alexander Toll, DEd, Founder/General Manager, Summa Educational Consultants
Dolores Vorters, Director of Social Work, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (retired)
Herman Weinrich
, Partner, Timoney Knox
David Whitaker, Managing Partner, Brave Genius


Peggy Dolan, Executive Director
Danielle Scott Griffith, Program Coordinator
Jane Bugg, Marketing Coordinator
Jennifer Lawn, Special Events and Young Friends Coordinator
Catherine Simon, Grants Coordinator
Frank Quattrone, Outreach Coordinator
Bruce Patterson, Business Manager