Who We Are


The Open Link envisions a society where all individuals can flourish.


The Open Link, a multi-service agency serving the greater Upper Perkiomen Valley, provides services and programs that help, educate, and empower, as well as opportunities that promote socialization and volunteerism for people of all ages to lead healthy and productive lives.

Our Staff

Marianne Lynch • Executive Director

Main Office (Pennsburg Location)
Linda Connell, M. Ed. • Assistant Director/Counselor
Scott Basara, MS, CPA • Accounting Manager
Kelly Chandler • Development & Communications Manager
Michael J. Tannous • Office Coordinator
Laura Dzugan • Counselor
Brooke Harvey • Nutrition Services Coordinator (Food Pantry Coordinator)
Schylar Reed • Administrative Assistant
Heather O’Donnell • HSE Instructor/Employment Counselor
James Winthers • Food Pantry Tech
Katherine Foster • Volunteer Coordinator

The Center (East Greenville Location)
Wendy Smeltz • Center Manager
Danielle Fulton • Center Coordinator
Kelly Busedu • Program Manager
Aubrie Kells • Front Desk Coordinator
Brian Shade • Kitchen Helper

Our Board of Directors

Dale Westwood • Retired Executive Vice President/Chief Retail Officer, QNB Bank

Vice President
Rev. John Buckley • Pastor, Upper Perkiomen Community Church

Matt Tomlin • Owner/CEO, American Rock Mechanics

At-Large Member – Executive Committee
Gerry Fioriglio, RN, B.S. • Manager and Owner, Family Caregivers Network, Inc.


Cory Burkhart • Estimator, Gillespie Electric, Inc.
Sarah Dandridge • 401K Plan Administrator, Paragon Alliance
Michelle Forsell • Attorney, Wolf, Baldwin & Associates, P.C.
Larry Frankenfield • Community Volunteer, Retired Operations Manager, FiberMark North America, Inc.
Christe Konopitski, M.S. NPM • CEO and Founder of Creative Konsulting Exchange
Carol Kress, CIC, CISR • Vice President, Lechner & Stauffer, Inc.
Philip Johnson • Community Volunteer, Red Hill Borough Council
John Sheeran • Community Volunteer, Retired Director of Facilities and Operations, Upper Perkiomen School District
Bob Vogel • Vice President/COO, Miria Systems
Deb Willey, Ph.D. • Director of Development, St. Luke’s Health Network
Kyle Zimmerman • Senior Director of Human Resources, AmeriGas