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Who We Are

Vision

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

Mission

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 • Accounting Manager
Kelly Busedu • Food Pantry Technician / Volunteer Coordinator
Kelly Chandler • Development & Communications Manager
Hope Claypoole, MS • Employment Counselor / HSE Instructor
Meghan Dressel• Office Coordinator
Laura Dzugan • Counselor
Brooke Harvey • Nutrition Services Coordinator (Food Pantry Coordinator)
Chrissy Gehman • Administrative Assistant
Eve M. Puhalla, Ph.D. • HSE Coordinator & Instructor

 

The Center (East Greenville Location)
Wendy Smeltz • Center Manager
Karen Brey • Center Coordinator
Open • Assistant Center Manager
Brian Shade • Kitchen Helper

Our Board of Directors

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

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

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

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

Treasurer
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 • 401K Plan Administrator, Paragon Alliance
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.
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, Retired Director of Facilities and Operations, Upper Perkiomen School District
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