Our Team

The Highlights Foundation positively impacts children by amplifying the voices of storytellers who inform, educate, and inspire children to become their best selves.

We do not take lightly what it means to create engaging, authentic stories for children and youth. We believe that you, as storytellers, have profound impacts on the lives of children. This matters a great deal to us as an organization, and most importantly to our world.

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George Brown
Executive Director

Programming

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Alison Green Myers
Program Director

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Alex Villasante
Program Manager

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Emily Rosenthal
Program Assistant

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Molly Chao
Program Assistant

Rona Shirdan
Customer Experience Coordinator

Hospitality

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Dan Drake
Hospitality Director

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Tara Gross
Guest Services
Coordinator

Chef Amanda

Amanda Richards
Head Chef

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Sue Johannes
Housekeeping

 

Operations

Christine Ahern
Operations Manager

Ana Eccles
Development Manager

Marketing

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Christina Ousouljoglou
Marketing Director

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Bobbie Combs
Marketing Manager
Blog Editor 
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Cat Galeano
Social Media Manager

 

Board of Directors

Willa Perlman

Willa Perlman
Chairperson

 

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Christine Cully

 

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Dwight Smith

 

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Rubin Pfeffer

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Diana (Dee) Falvo

 

Equity & Inclusion Committee

Judy Allen Dodson

Judy Allen Dodson

 

Chris Tebbetts

Chris Tebbetts

 

Rona Shirdan

Rona Shirdan

 

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Angelica Patterson

Visiting Our Campus

Our campus (The Barn at Boyds Mills) is tucked away in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.  It's a few hours from both New York City and Philadelphia, but worlds away from everyday life.

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Our Mission in Action

Scholarships
Equity & Inclusion in Kidlit
Sustainability

The Highlights Foundation positively impacts children by amplifying the voices of storytellers who inform, educate, and inspire children to become their best selves.  Learn more about our impact.

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