GARE East Manager
Lenore is an advocate, a prevention specialist and transformative leader with a desire to challenge and inspire systems to think strategically, engage collaboratively and plan creatively when tackling the work of becoming anti-racist. She is a skilled problem solver with an unwavering dedication to race equity, fairness and racial healing.
With over 20 years of leadership and management experience built on a foundation of hands-on, community-based prevention and intervention work with youth and families, her most recent experience was as Pennsylvania’s Racial and Ethnic Disparities Coordinator. This role was for the Office of Justice Programs at the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.
Lenore is a 2018 Youth Justice Leadership Institute fellow of the National Juvenile Justice Network. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice both from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
For over 10 years she served as a volunteer on her local planning and zoning commission working toward equity in new development. In her free time Lenore enjoys painting, stitching, knitting, drawing and graphic design. She is a daughter, little sis, wife and mother to a teenage daughter and a dog, Logan. Her family enjoying laughing, road trips, camping, board games and meals together.