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

Stuart Bush, Ph.D. • Executive Director

Main Office (Pennsburg Location)
Linda Connell, M. Ed. • Assistant Director/Counselor

Scott Basara, MS, CPA • Bookkeeper
Lori Barsh, M.Ed • HSE Instructor
Kelly Busedu • Food Pantry Technician
Kelly Chandler • Development & Communications Manager
Meghan Dressel• Office Coordinator
Laura Dzugan • Counselor
Brooke Harvey • Nutrition Services Coordinator (Food Pantry Coordinator)
Bridget Langenback • Administrative Assistant
Eve M. Puhalla, Ph.D. • HSE Coordinator & Instructor
Open• Employment Counselor

The Center (East Greenville Location)
Wendy Smeltz • Center Manager

Julie Booth, CVA • Volunteer/Center Coordinator
Evet Hexamer • Assistant Center Manager
Brian Shade • Kitchen Helper

Our Board of Directors

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

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

Greg Dickey • Community Volunteer, Retired School Administrator, Upper Perkiomen School District

Frank Falk • Owner and Director, Falk Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.

Alan Siwy • Vice President, Controller, The Schultz Organization

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

Sarah Dandridge• Branch Manager, Harleysville Bank
Larry Frankenfield • Community Volunteer, Retired Operations Manager, FiberMark North America, Inc.
Christe Konopitski • Director of Advancement for the Center for Vision Loss
Carol Kress, CIC, CISR • Vice President, Lechner & Stauffer, Inc.
Rev. Barbara Pence • Reverend, Peace in Zion United Church of Christ
Becky Putera • Community Volunteer, Retired Owner/VP, Stauffer Glove & Safety
John Sheeran • Community Volunteer
Matt Tomlin • Owner/CEO, American Rock Mechanics
Bob Vogel • Vice President/COO, Miria Systems
Deb Willey, Ph.D. • Director of Development, St. Luke’s Health Network
Kelly Stauffer Zaborowski • Vice President of Marketing/Owner, Stauffer Glove & Safety