Board of Directors 2024-06-07T13:34:22+00:00

Our Board

Dr. Erica S. A. Patterson
Dr. Erica S. A. Patterson Chair

Dr. Erica S. A. Patterson is the Director of Contracts Management & Supplier Diversity in the Supply Chain Department at Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW). Previous professional experience consists of the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) – Contracts Manager; Arkema Chemical Manufacturing Company – MRO Data Analyst; and Sunoco, Inc. – Sr. HR Payroll Clerk and Sr. Procurement Buyer. In 2020, Erica earned her Doctor of Management (DM) degree in Management and Organizational Leadership. Graduating from University of Phoenix’s Lambda Sigma Chapter of Delta Mu Delta International Honors Society.

Lisa Dugan
Lisa DuganVice Chair

Lisa Dugan has a long career working with non-profit and government agencies with particular expertise in communications, strategic planning and resource development.  She currently serves as the Director of Communications and Advancement at Wonderspring, a nonprofit provider of high-quality early childhood education. She previously ran a consulting business for more than 20 years serving clients including the Philadelphia Department of Human Services, the Philadelphia Department of Health’s AIDS Activities Coordinating Office, United Way of Southeastern PA, JEVS Human Services, Fairmount Ventures, University of Pennsylvania School of Public Policy and Practice, The Philadelphia Education Fund, Philadelphia FIGHT, Bebashi, the Union Benevolent Association.

Philip Holzhauer
Philip HolzhauerTreasurer

Phil has experience in public accounting specializing in providing assurance and audit services for a variety of organizations related to the nonprofit industry since 2015. He currently works at CLA, and his financial expertise has been incredibly valuable to CFAR.

Nicole Wixted
Nicole WixtedSecretary

Nicole Wixted bio to come

David Fair
David Fair

David Fair has had a long career in both the public and nonprofit health and human services sector, and as both a provider and funder of services. He currently works as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Turning Points for Children, a Philadelphia-based child welfare agency. Previously, Fair served as Senior Vice-President for Community Impact at United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania and as a deputy commissioner responsible for the Division of Community-Based Prevention Services of the Philadelphia Department of Human Services.

Rick Freeth
Rick Freeth

Rick Freeth bio to come

Georgeann Moore
Georgeann Moore

Georgeann currently works at Temple University. She previously worked at Mount Sinai, serving as the Senior Director of Education and Alumni Relations. In this role Georgeann oversaw the fundraising for the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the Graduate School and the Nursing School. In her short tenure of just over 7 months, Georgeann has implemented programming to engage alumni and friends of the institution and has already surpassed $1M raised. Previously, Georgeann was at The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University where she was a Senior Director of Development for nearly 11 year. Her passion for relationship building helped her surpass her goals leaving her total fundraising at $40 million during her time at Temple. In addition to raising millions for current and future scholarship support, Georgeann also successfully coordinated over a dozen mini-campaigns including reunion challenges, portraits and lectureships.

Nicole Tucker
Nicole Tucker

Nicole Tucker bio to come

Family Counseling Specialists

The Center for Families and Relationships is a not for profit counseling center serving the needs of individuals, couples, families and children.


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