Board of Directors

The purpose of the Board of Directors is to make policy decisions to determine the courses of action that our organization will take. Most of the board members are parents of people with autism and so have the best interests of the autism community in mind.

Each of these board members has a commitment to serve the autism community based on their positive experience with our organization. Board members are dedicated volunteers with deep roots in the community and frequently serve in advisory positions in schools and other autism related organizations.

Nancy Albinini Secretary
Civic Volunteer
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Steve Crane CFA - Treasurer
Analyst, Federated Investors
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Shannon Debes Public Relations Specialist
Stratecom Solutions
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Michael Dudash Information Technology Specialist
PPG
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Elliot Frank Director, Autism Housing Solutions
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Stan Hasselbusch CEO, L.B. Foster, Inc. (retired)
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Dave McMaster Attorney, Clear Title Abstract (owner)
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Jennifer Modell Attorney, Caroselli Beachler, McTiernan & Conboy
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Jeff Poholsky Strategic Planner, LB Foster Coporation
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Helen Sims Special Needs Financial Planner, Merrill Lynch
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  • Autism Resources

  • Fall Conference 2014

    Language Development in Autism Spectrum Disorders Across the Lifespan

    Wednesday, November 5, 2014
    8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Robert Morris University
    Sewell Center
    6001 University Blvd.
    Moon Township, PA 15108

    Presenter: Diane L. Williams, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

    For more information and Registration — Click HERE

     

     

  • Adaptive Dance with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

    Getting Into The Nutcracker:  Adaptive Dance for middle and high school students

    Sundays – September 21, 2014 – October 12, 2014, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    $20 per person

    Please pre-register by calling 412-454-9105

    For more information visit the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

  • Monthly Grandparent Group

    Monthly Grandparent Group

    Fourth Monday of every month

    Monday, September 22 -10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    REGISTER HERE

     

  • Free MCHAT Training

    FREE class for teachers, nurses, childcare workers, or other professionals.

    Kingsley Community Center
    6435 Frankstown Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Monday, September 8, 2014
    10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Lunch Provided
    McKeesport First Steps
    339 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor
    McKeesport, PA 15132
    Wednesday, October 8, 2014
    11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Lunch Provided
  • Sibshops Information Night

    Parents, grandparents, caregivers and ADULT SIBLINGS,
    please join us to talk about siblings’ effects on each other,
    and explore an international model of sibling support now available in Pittsburgh!
    Autism Connection of PA Community Room
    35 Wilson Street, Suite 101
    Pittsburgh, PA 15223
    Thursday, September 18, 2013
    6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m