October 2015

Dear Friend of PCEF:

I am pleased to announce some changes in leadership at the Phoenixville Community Education Foundation.
Joan Cadigan Appointed New Executive Director
Joan Cadigan has been hired as PCEF's new Executive Director, replacing outgoing Executive Director Kelly Connors who served the Foundation for many years.

Joan was previously the Vice President of the Board and has been a long-time volunteer for PCEF.  Her career includes several years as Vice President of Community Development for a Philadelphia bank, and experience in bookkeeping and accounting for a local firm.   Joan has a BA in Economics from Bucknell University and lives in East Pikeland with her husband Robb and their two children, who attended PASD schools.

New Board Members Appointed
Dr. Shannon Burgess
The Board of Trustees and I are pleased to welcome Dr. Shannon Burgess and Jennifer Hahn as our newest members.  

Shannon is the owner of Valley Forge Eye Care and has been an optometrist in the Philadelphia area for many years.  She chairs the corporate sponsorship committee for our annual fundraiser.   Shannon and her husband Guy Brignola live in Schuylkill Township with their children who attend PASD schools.

Jenn Hahn
Jennifer is a graduate of PAHS and is a long time vol unteer in the schools --most recently as President of the Schuylkill School and Home Association. Jenn also chairs PCEF's annual February Fundraiser committee.  She has  a BA and MA in Education and was a teacher for many years.  She currently works for the Phoenixville YMCA.  Jenn and her husband Ed have three children who attend PASD schools.

The Board of Trustees is excited to add these new members to our team.  Please join me in welcoming them. If you would like to get more involved with our organization, please visit our website or call the office at 610-933-5911.

John Lehning
Board of Trustees

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Board of Trustees

John Lehning, President

Eric Simons, Treasurer

Chris Cervino, Secretary


Alexis Boswell

Shannon Burgess

Chris Caba

Jena Dietrich

John Grasso

Jenn Hahn

Michelle Schamis, 

Cindy Stevens

Neydary Zambrano



Sharon Bauer

Foundation Administrator


Phoenixville Community Education Foundation | 610-933-5911 
| http://www.pcefonline.com
P.O. Box 348
120 Main Street
Phoenixville, PA 19460