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PA Breast Cancer Coalition Staff



 
 
JENNIFER PENSINGER
Executive Director

Jennifer Pensinger is the Executive Director of the PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC).  She is committed to working with survivors, researchers, corporate leaders, legislators and grassroots advocates to find a cure for breast cancer and to improve the lives of women in PA living with the disease.

Jennifer is a graduate of Shippensburg University and has a degree in Communications & Public Relations.  She has been with the PBCC since 2002 and started off as the public relations coordinator moving to program director in 2005 and then executive director in 2012.

She is a 2010 graduate of the Leadership Harrisburg Area program and serves as the Communications Chair for the Stakeholder Leadership Team for the PA Department of Health.

Jennifer lives in the Harrisburg area with her husband Paul and daughters Olivia and Stella.


 
  TRICIA GROVE
Director of Finance and Administration
 

Tricia began with the PBCC part-time in November 1997. She was brought on one day a week to help pay bills and do general office jobs. She became full-time in April 1998 and is now responsible for all of the day-to-day accounting functions along with managing the contracts for Refunds for Research grants and the annual conference exhibitors, audio/visual needs and signs.

Tricia is married to Tim who is a high school teacher and they have four kids – Sean, Samantha, James & Joshua. She is an avid Pittsburgh Penguins, Steelers & Pirates fan. In her spare time she enjoys photography, reading and knitting.
 




 
  STACY JONES
Program Manager

Stacy joined the PBCC staff in November 2013 as a part-time office assistant and now works as Program Manager. She is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in Economics and Political Science. After spending 5 years as a military spouse, living in Alabama, California, and Montana, she is happy to be settled in Central Pennsylvania, working for an organization that makes a difference in the lives of women and families affected by breast cancer.

She currently lives in Palmyra with her husband, Justin. Some of Stacy’s favorite activities include reading, cross stitching, taking care of her animals, and playing tabletop games.

 


 
  NATALIE KOPP
Communications Director
 

Natalie joined our PBCC staff in 2012. As Communications Director, she works on video production, social media efforts, website updates, media outreach and PBCC programs. Natalie is a 2007 graduate of Elizabethtown College where she majored in Mass Communications.

She is honored and excited to be part of this wonderful team, fighting for this incredible cause. Some of her favorite things include popcorn, coffee, going to the movies, gardening, spending time with her family and cheering on the New York Yankees.

Natalie and her husband Eric live in Elizabethtown with their son, Andrew, and their shar pei, Yogi.
 


  DOLORES MAGRO
Director of Patient Advocacy
 

Dolores started with the PA Breast Cancer Coalition as a consultant for the first conference in 1995, and became a full-time employee in 1997. For the next several years her time was divided between the annual conference and the Mother’s Day Mammogram program. The experience gained through the mammogram program provided excellent training for her current position as Director of Patient Advocacy. While the PBCC advocates for all women in Pennsylvania through programming and legislative change, Dolores advocates on a one-on-one basis for women who might otherwise fall through the cracks in the system. She helps them navigate their way toward accessing quality medical care. It is a job that is both challenging and rewarding and she feels blessed to work with colleagues who support one another in an atmosphere of mutual respect.

Dolores is also a singer/songwriter, volunteers at hospitals in Philadelphia with the Musicians on Call program, and is an avid Phillies fan.
 



 
  ABBY PISKEL
Outreach and Communications Coordinator
 

Abby Piskel is a 2016 graduate of Elizabethtown College where she majored in Corporate Communications and minored in English, Professional Writing. She started her professional career as a news reporter in her hometown of Hazleton, Pennsylvania and joined the PA Breast Cancer Coalition staff in February 2017 as the Outreach and Communications Coordinator. She is thrilled to be a part of an organization that makes a difference in the lives of others.

Some of Abby’s favorite things include reading, music, travel, hanging out with her friends, and her guinea pig Burton.


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