Our Leadership Team

Frank Bartoli - Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Frank Bartoli

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Email Frank at fbartoli@nepainclusive.org  |  Call Frank at 570-234-3965

Frank Bartoli is the founder and CEO of NEPA Inclusive. His career spans more than 25 years of successful non-profit leadership experience. His advocacy experience, and the reason for starting NEPA Inclusive, includes advocating for his own daughter Ellie, who has Down Syndrome, and was fully included in her high school classroom, as well as attending typical community programs. Ellie is the Pittston Area High School 2017 Homecoming Queen, the Pittston Area Girls Basketball Team Manager, and was given the opportunity to play in two games in 2017, including scoring 12 points in the All Star Game. Frank furthered his advocacy experience as the Executive Director of The Arc of Delaware County, a Board of Director of The Arc of Pennsylvania, and as President of The Arc Community Trust, an organization that manages more than 1100 special needs and education trusts. His non-profit leadership experience includes multiple positions within the YMCA movement, including Executive Director/CEO of the Greater Pittston YMCA, and Associate Executive Director at the Ambler Area YMCA, a branch of The YMCA of Philadelphia and Vicinity. He provides consulting and grant writing services to non-profit organizations under his private business called Bartoli Advocacy and Consulting Services. He has taught undergraduate students at Eastern University, mentored undergraduate groups at University of Pennsylvania, was a guest columnist for the Sunday Dispatch, founded and served as President of the Delta Nu Alumni Association of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity at Lock Haven University and served on the Board of Directors of the Luzerne County Down Syndrome Network. He is a graduate of Leadership Wilkes-Barre and was named the 2002 Greater Pittston Person of the Year by the Sunday Dispatch. In 2018 he was appointed to the Pennsylvania Governors Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities. He currently resides in Pittston, PA.

 


Connie Latona - Director of Administration

Connie Latona

Director of Administration

Email Connie at clatona@nepainclusive.org  |  Call Connie at 570-243-9963

Connie oversees all financial and administrative functions of the agency, including bookkeeping, billing, human resources, training, and compliance, as well the financial needs and communications between NEPA Inclusive with the Office of Developmental Programs and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. Connie has 12 years experience working in billing and finances. Connie also has 15 years of experience in office management. Connie also has 7 years of recruiting experience. Connie currently resides in Pittston with her two children Nico and Ariana.

 


Shannon D’Agostino - Training/QA/IM Coordinator

Shannon D’Agostino

Training/QA/IM Coordinator

Email Shannon at sdagostino@nepainclusive.org  |  Call Shannon at 570-664-8669

Shannon D’Agostino leads all of the training programs for the agency and oversees all Quality Assurance standards. Shannon is a Certified Investigator through the Office of Developmental Programs. Shannon has been certified in ACRE through Griffin & Hammis as an Employment Specialist and Job Coach for NEPA Inclusive.

 


Trish E. Luberda, NcP - Program Supervisor/Case Manager, Berks County

Trish E. Luberda, NcP

Program Supervisor/Case Manager, Berks County

Email Trish at tluberda@nepainclusive.org | Call Trish at 570-213-7009

Trish comes to NEPA Inclusive with a long history in disability advocacy work. She was the sole proprietor of Advocating-4U, a disability education consulting company, and is currently a Certified Support Broker through the PA Office of Developmental Programs. She is also a nationally certified paralegal with over three decades of experience. Trish strives to find common sense solutions by partnering with families and like-minded colleagues who assist individuals in meeting their goals and achieving dreams while making use of all the tools and resources that are readily available to ensure an inclusive lifestyle for everyone. Her goal is to help support ALL individuals to find their best “everyday life” throughout their lifespan. She resides in Berks County, PA, and has been married for more than 30 years, where she raised three young adult daughters of her own. As a result of her children’s individual successes while overcoming their own challenges, she hopes to encompass her skillset to better guide everyone to embrace the ability that being a “lifelong learner” is where there is a place for everyone!


Renee Pair - Human Resources Specialist

Renee Pair

Human Resources Specialist

Renee Pair provides administrative support in the areas of employee recruitment, hiring, retention, and evaluation at NEPA Inclusive. She originates from a small town in Indiana, but has lived in Northeastern Pennsylvania for over 10 years and has always had a passion for working with children and adults with developmental disabilities. Renee has a strong background in home care, recruiting direct support staff and other health care workers, human resources, care scheduling, and case management. Renee currently resides in Dickson City with her son, Jackson. Renee’s goal is to continue onboarding high quality professionals, who have a true passion for working with the unique clients NEPA Inclusive provides services to.


Huyen Nguyen - Therap Case Manager

Huyen Nguyen

Therap Case Manager

Huyen is originated from Vietnam. Her background is working as Procurement Specialist in Oil & Gas Companies. As she moved to the United State to be with her husband, she started working for Nepa Inclusive as Therap Case Manager. She is in charge of the agency’s health record system which allows the agency to track how often service is provided to its clients and how clients progress toward their goals and outcome. Huyen also leads Therap training for the agency. Huyen doesn’t have experience in working in health care or developmental disability field before but she lived with her mother and her niece who has Down Syndrome. Her experience working with several large companies overseas in the past is contributing to the successful launch of Therap health record system for Nepa Inclusive. Huyen’s goal is to continue contributing to the success of Nepa Inclusive in supporting people with disabilities.


Jeff Dowling  -  Program Supervisor/Case manager – Bucks County

Jeff Dowling

Program Supervisor/Case manager – Bucks County

Jeff currently oversees our operations in Bucks County. Jeff holds a degree in Education from Black Hills State University. He has taught school on Indian Reservations, was a small business owner and has been working with the ID population for 20 plus years as a Program Specialist and Manager. He also was responsible for staff training in Eastern PA for a large agency. Jeff is also a Certified Investigator and ACRE certified to provide employment service through the Office of Developmental Programs. In his spare time, he trains dogs, gardens and raises chickens


Kimberly Palmer - Program Supervisor/Case Manager – Carbon/Monroe/Pike Counties

Kimberly Palmer

Program Supervisor/Case Manager – Carbon/Monroe/Pike Counties

Kimberly currently manages our operations in Carbon, Monroe and Pike counties. Originally from New Jersey, Kimberly’s professional background includes six years of experience thus far working with both children and adults on the autism spectrum, with intellectual disabilities and/ or with behavioral challenges. Kimberly graduated in 2014 from Kutztown University with a Bachelors degree in Social Work and she is currently enrolled with Capella University. She is working towards her Master degree in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavioral Analysis. Kim is set to graduate the beginning of 2021. She has previous experience working in the Poconos as a Therapeutic Support Specialist , Program Specialist and Direct Support Professional. Kimberly currently resides in East Stroudsburg PA with her daughter and husband.


Ree Ree Deluca  - Employment Specialist

Ree Ree Deluca

Employment Specialist

Amy Galenty

Program Supervisor/Case Manager – Luzerne/Columbia County

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NEPA Inclusive is a provider of services for people with disabilities who have a ‘Waiver for Service’ through the Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs (ODP). We provide In-Home and Community Supports, Companion Services, Supported Employment, and Supported Living Services.

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