Staff & Board
Drueding Center’s staff and Board leaders support the excellence, sustainability, and impact of all our programs, and they work to put our families on solid ground, often for the very first time.
Staff Management Team
Anne Marie Collins, Executive Director, administers all Drueding Center operations and programs. A former Program Director, Anne Marie brings expertise in case management and counseling to her leadership of the program team and their core work in the Residential, Youth, and Education & Community Services programs. She has more than 22 years of experience in social services and holds a Master’s in Community Counseling from the University of Scranton.
Jane Austin, Program Director, oversees day-to-day program operations, beginning with Residential, Youth Services, Education & Community Services, and healthcare-related services. Jane guides her program staff in a team approach to intensive, high-quality care for Drueding Center’s families. She has more than 24 years of experience in social services and holds a Master’s in Cultural Anthropology from Syracuse University.
Beth McLean, Director of Residential Services, coordinates case management, supervises a staff that includes two clinical therapists, and directs the comprehensive clinical services that benefit our resident families. Beth has more than 26 years of experience in social services and holds a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin.
Clinton Connor, Director of Youth Services, manages the daily operations of our Child Care Center, including Infant/Toddler Daycare, the Head Start Preschool Program, and the School Age Program. Clinton has more than 10 years of experience in the social services/early childhood education field and holds a Master's in Childhood Studies from Rutgers University as well as a Pennsylvania Director Credential.
Allen McPherson, Director of Education & Community Services, oversees all educational programming and activities for our residents and graduates, as well as case management for graduate families. Allen also coordinates case management for 40 families participating in a City of Philadelphia short-term rental subsidy program. He has more than 20 years of experience in social services and holds a Master’s in Social Science from Bryn Mawr College.
Board of Directors
Sr. Anita Bolton, CSR
Mission Integration Coordinator for Holy Redeemer HealthCare
Sr. Ellen M. Marvel, CSR
Provincial Councilor, Sisters of the Holy Redeemer
President, Norman Carpet One
Anne Marie Collins
Executive Director, Drueding Center
Bernard J. Drueding, III
Manager, B.J. Drueding Builders, Inc.
Lisa A. Duda, Esquire
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP
John D. Graham
Senior Financial Representative, Creative Financial Group
Damon T. Gray
Managing Principal, Jura Investments
Michael B. Laign
President/CEO, Holy Redeemer Health System
Vice President Global Marketing Communications, Merck & Co., Inc.
Linda Perkins, Esquire
Archer and Greiner, PC
CEO/President, General Healthcare Resources, Inc.
Executive Director, The Arc of Philadelphia
Rose Ann Scanlon
Senior Vice President HomeCare & Hospice, Holy Redeemer Health System
Gwynne Smith Scheffer
Lawrence J. Stuardi
President, MRA Group
Michele L. Urofsky
Senior Vice President, Holy Redeemer Health System