Kate Cornwell, L.C.S.W

Kate is the Coalition’s President. She has been active with the Lower Merion School District for over 25 years, first as a parent and volunteer and then in a professional relationship in her role as Director of Lower Merion Counseling Services for over 13 years. Kate can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at her office phone at 610-864-0554.

Stephanie Newberg, M. ED, M.S.W, L.C.S.W.

Stephanie is a child, adolescent and family therapist with a practice in Bryn Mawr and serves as the Coalition's Vice President. She has a child who attends Welsh Valley. Stephanie can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 610-883-0127.

Gail Wright, M.S., Treasurer

Gail is the Director of Community Health Services at Bryn Mawr Hospital/Main Line Health System and has been a member of the hospital staff for 39 years.  She was a longtime resident of the Lower Merion School District.  Gail can be contacted via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 484-337-8726.

Eileen Riddell

Eileen, the Coalition’s secretary and the Vice President of the Lower Merion School District Educational Foundation, can be contacted via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or her office phone at 610-664-6398.

Chris H. Berrettini, M.S.W.

Chris is a member of the Coalition’s steering committee and serves as the Executive Director of Minding Your Mind

Wendy Cramer, M.Ed.

Wendy is the Professional Relations Representative for The Renfrew Center and is also a member of the Coalition's committee.

Joyce Krajian

Joyce is the Director of the Middleton Center at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church.

Richard Marta

Richard is the Supervisor of  K-12 Counseling, Testing and Holistic Support for the Lower Merion School District.  Rich can be reached via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at (610) 645-1908. 

Kiki McKendrick

Kiki is the Assistant Director of the Middleton Center at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, as well as a member of the steering committee for the Coalition for Youth of Lower Merion and Narberth. Kiki is a parent of children in the Lower Merion School District.

Wendi Platt

Wendi is a board member of Minding Your Mind, and a parent of children in one of the independent schools in the district.

Debbie Scheiner

Debbie is an Advancement Coordinator at the Kaiserman JCC and a parent of children in the Lower Merion School District public schools.

Linda Scuteri

Linda is a member of the Bryn Mawr Hospital/Main Line Health System staff and a parent of children in a neighboring school district.

Karen Shapiro, Esq.

Karen is a parent of children in the Lower Merion public schools and a representative on the Lower Merion Interschool Council.

Karen E. Zucker

Karen is a Magisterial Judge, District Court, for Bala Cynwyd.

Up-Coming Events

APR
26

04.26.2014 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
"Put The Brakes On Distracted Driving"

APR
27

04.27.2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
"Put The Brakes On Distracted Driving"

APR
29

04.29.2014 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Supporting Your Children Through Divorce

MAY
2

05.02.2014 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stress Reducing Yoga for Students

JUN
8

06.08.2014 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Run For The Schools 5K Run / 1.5 Mile Walk / Tract Trot