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  • Scholarship Management
  • Student Concerns
  • Marketing
  • Fundraising
  • Finance
  • Long Range Planning
President - Pat Lancaster
Vice- President - Krista DiBerardino
Secretary - Ken Lancaster
Treasurer - Judy Neace

Katie Medders
Suzi Mire
Vera Swade
Hazel Benjamin
Joe Tuccillo
Kim Palmer


The purpose of the Board of Directors is to support the local program, increase public awareness, raise funds, secure services and develop growth & sustainability plans.
  • Provide vision and direction to the local program

  • Guide growth and quality planning

  • Ensure a high degree of program accountability

  • Help to identify local partnerships and opportunities for collaboration

  • Work with TSIC staff to raise local funds in support of student scholarships and program activities

  • Assist in recruiting mentors and sponsors who have an interest in making a meaningful contribution towards providing a quality education for students from low-income families

  • Create greater community awareness of Take Stock in Children’s scholarship program

  • Set the tone; provide local program oversight and advice; and make recommendations for pre-defined program areas (i.e. student terminations)



  • Serve on a committee

  • Attend regular board and/or committee meetings

  • Be involved in the fundraising activities of the program



  • Local program staff will make day-to-day decisions

  • The Take Stock in Children state organization will establish program and operational guidelines and policies.

Interested in learning more about becoming a member of our Leadership Team?
Call the TSIC Office at 352-344-0855
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