Kiki McKendrick

Kiki is a Co-President of the Coalition and also serves as the Assistant Director of the Middleton Center at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church. Kiki is a parent of children in the Lower Merion School District.

Karen Shapiro, Esq.

Karen is the Co-President of the Coalition and a representative of the Lower Merion Interschool Council.  She is also a parent of children in the Lower Merion public schools.

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 Co-Vice President. She has a child in school in the Lower Merion School District. 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.

Amy Norr, Esq.

Amy is the Coalition's Co-Vice President.  She is also a representative of the Lower Merion School District Interschool Council (ISC), for which she served as President from 2012-2014.  She has been a member of the ISC Guidance Committee since 2009.  Amy has a child currently enrolled at Harriton and two other graduates of the school.

Carl Antisell

Carl is the Co-Secretary of the Coalition and is also a Speaker/Advocate for Minding Your Mind.  He is also one of the founders of the Philadelphia Chapter of Young People in Recovery, a national advocacy organization that attempts to educate the public on the issues faced by young people in recovery and empowers local youth to facilitate that change.  He can be reach at 610-642-3879 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Linda Scuteri

Linda is the Co-Secretary of the Coalition for Youth of Lower Merion and Narberth.  She is a member of the Bryn Mawr Hospital/Main Line Health System staff and a parent of children in a neighboring school district.  Linda can be reach at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Gail Wright, M.S., Treasurer

Gail serves as the Treasurer for the Coalition.  She is the former Director of Community Health Services at Bryn Mawr Hospital/Main Line Health System and had been a member of the hospital staff for 41 years.  Now retired, she was a longtime resident of the Lower Merion School District.  

Ann Bernicker

Ann is the Program Associate and Outreach Coordinator of Speak-Up, an organization which provides youth, educators and parents the skills, opportunity and support to speak up and be heard on critical topics of today. 

Eve Bosnick

Eve is a practicing Adolescent Medicine doctor in Narberth and is on the faculty staff of the University of Pennsylvania's School of Nursing.  She can be reached at 215-898-6312 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Kate Cornwell, L.C.S.W

Kate 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.

Wendy Cramer, M.Ed.

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

Maureen Hennessey

Maureen is the current Director of Community Health Services for Main Line Health at Bryn Mawr Hospital. She is also a parent of children in a neighboring school district.

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. 

Mary Nixon

Mary Nixon is the Founder and Executive Director of the New Leaf Club, a non-profit community center dedicated to education, enlightenment and entertainment, with emphasis on young people.  Mary also serves on the advisory board of the Caron Foundation, a comprehensive Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation facility.

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.

Virginia Pollard

Virginia a current member of the Lower Merion School District's Board of School Directors, as well as a member of the Coalition's Steering Committee. She has been a member of Lower Merion for over 40 years. Virginia also serves as a licensed minister at a church in Ardmore.

Eileen Riddell

Eileen is the Vice President of the Lower Merion School District Educational Foundation. Eileen 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.

Judy Vietri

Judy is president of The Education Foundation of Lower Merion and serves on the board of The Lower Merion Township Scholarship Fund. Judy can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Renee Weintraub-Kalandar

Renee is a parent of a member of the Youth Advisory Council and also serves as the Co-Chair for the Youth Advisory Council. 

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