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Welcome new staff and board

May 7, 2021 : Articles

Even during a pandemic, Literacy Pittsburgh has grown its capacity to meet the workforce goals of our students and our community. We have welcomed a number of new staff and board members dedicated to better lives through learning.

New board members

Andrea Clark SmithAndrea Clark Smith | UPMC

Nancy Crouthamel | Civic Volunteer

Ellen FreemanEllen Freeman | Immigration Law Group, PLLC.

Emmanuel GeorgeEmmanuel George | Covestro LLC

Leslie Gromis BakerLeslie Gromis Baker | Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Tom HitterTom Hitter | University of Pittsburgh

Zack LeskoskyZack Leskosky | Gateway Health Plan

Gianinna MercadoGianinna Mercado | UPS Mid-Atlantic District

Jared MillerJared Miller | Pandora Jewlery

Bill SouthernBill Southern | Block Communications

Jen StyranJen Styran | Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Erin WeberErin Weber | Hefren-Tillotson, Inc.

Karen WorcesterKaren Worcester | Peoples Natural Gas

New staff

Sinan AbbasSinan Abbas | Career and Readiness Enrollment and Placement Coordinator

Miguel Diaz SeguraMiguel Diaz Segura | Program Coordinator

Aviva ElzufonAviva Elzufon | Program Coordinator

Sam GorsuchSam Gorsuch | Accountant 

Samantha HamlinSamantha Hamlin | Instructor

Tiffani HumbleTiffani Humble | ISAC Service Coordinator

Christina IndovinaChristina Indovina | Tutoring Specialist

Nicole JohnsonNicole Johnson | Special Projects Manager

Dan LampmannDan Lampmann | Career Pathways Development Manager

Vivienne McClellanVivienne McClellan | Instructor

Keerstan McGinleyKeerstan McGinley | ELL Enrollment Coordinator

Tasha MwanakalandoTasha Mwanakalando | Student Success Coordinator

Leah PattersonLeah Patterson | Program Coordinator

Nile WilsonNile Wilson | Operations Assistant

Literacy Pittsburgh (formerly Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council) helps create better lives through learning. Recognized as a national leader in adult and family literacy, Literacy Pittsburgh is the largest provider of adult basic education in Allegheny and Beaver Counties. Last year, Literacy Pittsburgh helped some 5,000 individuals acquire the skills needed to reach their fullest potential in life and participate productively in their communities. Literacy Pittsburgh provides free, personalized instruction in workforce readiness, high school diploma test preparation, digital literacy, English language learning, math, reading, and family literacy through one-to-one and small class instruction. Founded in 1982, it serves local adults through numerous neighborhood locations and its Downtown Pittsburgh Learning Center.       

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