Board of Directors

The Ready.Set.READ! Board of Directors governs the activities of the initiative and its programs. This cross-section of dedicated individuals represent the corporate, education and nonprofit/government sectors.

Board of Directors

Bradley Hall, Chair
Community Volunteer​


Corporate Sector

Becky Eshbach
UGI Utilities, Inc.

Education Sector

Dr. Karen Campbell
Albright College
Melissa Eggert
Reading School District
Barbara Hall
Community Volunteer
Jason Hoerr
Albright College
Nancy Jackson
Reading Area Community College
JuliAnne Kline
Reading School District

Stella Leonti
Community Volunteer

Barbara Starkey
Early Learning Resource Center

Dr. Christi Weitzel
Berks County Intermediate Unit

Nonprofit Sector

Jennifer Bressler
Reading Public Library
Rev. Dr. Steve Ohnsman
Calvary UCC Church
Lorena Lazarchick
The Highlands at Wyomissing
Virginia Rush
Wyomissing Foundation
Katharine Royer
Olivet Boys & Girls Club