attended Woman’s Medical College in Philadelphia, and Penn State University, has 45 years of experience serving as a Registered Nurse in hospitals, offices, home health, insurance and telephonic nursing. She taught Holistic Studies at Harcum College in Bryn Mawr, and served on several area boards with a focus on education for parenting and eldercare. She is a trained Mediator and a book editor with a love of life long learning.
is a Financial Advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC. She serves as the board president of Educational Solutions Unlimited, President and Founder of the Women Business Forum Mentoring Program, and a board member at UrbanPromise. Sheila attended Douglass College (Rutgers University), graduating with a degree in Economics and is a certified financial planner through American College. She also enjoys playing tennis, running, being a wife and mother and teaching at a Sunday school.
is the Bureau Chief of the Bureau of Nonpoint Pollution Control in the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water Quality. His experience with The Peace Center has been very positive since bringing his daughter to get some guidance to help her cope and heal from bullying. “The transformation that The Peace Center has brought about has been amazing. From seeing my beautiful daughter being introverted and quiet at the first meeting — to now being fully engaged and offering positive support to others. The Peace Center has certainly helped my daughter (not to mention my wife and me). I am hoping that I can do my part to ensure that The Peace Center can continue its mission to help others as it has helped us.”
Beth Ann is currently the Business Manager at the Bucks County Historical Society. She worked for over 30 years as Vice President of Finance at Abbott & Cobb, Inc. an international vegetable seed company. Beth Ann received her BS in Accounting at Bloomsburg University and her MBA at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown. As a Reiki Master and animal communicator she has spent the last 25 years on a small farm in Buckingham with her husband rescuing all types of animals.
is Vice President, Collections & Interpretation at the Mercer Museum of the Bucks County Historical Society. He has experience with non-profit administration, the implementation of educational programming and social, political and environmental activism. He has served as a campus coordinator for the Florida Public Interest Research Group in Tampa and served as a board member and secretary of the Tri-State Coalition of Historic Sites, a consortium of historic properties and institutions. He received the Pennsylvania Museums Federation award for the Mercer Museum exhibit Turning Points: Civil War, 1863 – 1864. Cory resides in Doylestown with his wife (and colleague at the Mercer Museum), Eileen Shapiro, and 15 year old twin sons Franklin and Jakob.
is a Social Studies teacher at Lenape Middle School in the Central Bucks School District. He has a MEd from Cabrini College. Andrew focuses his attention in the classroom on teaching students how to listen, empathize, and accept others, while challenging students to create their own interpretation of the past. Andrew is eager to bring his experiences with youth to The Peace Center.
is self-employed dealing with international trade in fresh produce industry. He is an ordained Interfaith Minister, an Associate of Medical Mission Sisters (multi-cultural), and sits on the Advisory Board at School of Sacred Ministries for interfaith ministers. Ray is a student and teacher in philosophy, religion, spirituality, psychology and politics. He is also a coach and companion in sports and spirituality. Father of 2 adult sons and grandfather of 5 grandchildren.
currently works full time for Citco Fund Services as a Team Lead in the Regulatory Reporting/Financial Reporting department. He also co-owns two businesses: Moore Vintage, LLC (vintage clothing company) and Sky Investment Group, LLC (investment club). Tarik graduated from The College of New Jersey, class of 2005 with a B.S. in Finance. He has been awarded the CFA Claritas certificate. Tarik brings to the Peace Center a willingness to help the community. He also volunteers time with Kismet of Kings, a Jersey City community organization that helps youth males. Originally from Jersey City, New Jersey he currently lives in Holland, Pa.
Elizabeth (Liz) Serkin is a retired educator, therapist, and director of human service agencies and two community foundations. She has degrees from Bryn Mawr College, the New School for Social Research, University of Pennsylvania, and Union Institute and University. Much of her graduate work and career was in organizational and community development. She has taught social sciences and other courses at several venues, mostly at Bucks County Community College. She maintains her commitment to social activism and her efforts to promote the arts for social change. Liz lives at Pennswood Village, and is a member of Newtown Monthly Meeting.