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(98) of HVCIrvin B. Shannon, Executive Director, Harmonious Volunteer Center maintains the Office of the Executive Director with a staff of one Associate Director; five Regional Coordinators and a Host of Program Specialists who volunteer their time, enegries, and talents to achieve the Mission of the Organization.  Bio:  At the age of 73 Irvin B. Shannon brings a wide range of experience to the management, administration, and leadership of the  corporation with backgrounds in the following industries; Transportation – 40 plus years as owner, operator, president of Auto Grooming and Recondition facilities such as Shannon’s Carwash and Auto Detail Center; Keybrite Auto Center, Kansas City, Mo / Mission, Ks; Auto Groomers of America, Philadelphia, PA, throughout the United States.  3 years with the Trans World Airlines as an accomplished Customer Service Agent.  1 year as a licensed Employment Counselor, Chicago, Illinois; Salary Station Manager for Shell Oil Company, Maywood, Illinois; Assistant Station Manager for Exxon Oil Company, Elmont, NY.  Auto Groomers of America, Philadelphia, PA.   Licensed Public Adjuster Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Shannon is an Honorably Discharged with Commendation Veteran of the United States Air Force having served in the Viet Nam Era.  Shannon is an Inventory Management Specialist with Warehousing, Distribution and Acquisition of Resources experience.  A motivational speaker; a facilities design consultant; a trainer and instructor; and an intake interviewer Shannon has traveled to 40 of the states in the nation to evaluate opportunities and has been touted as a Professional Finder for Fees. Come and Meet them Here


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Ramona Reid, A community advocate, mother of five, HVC Chaplin and Regional Coordinator.  A  Public Relations and Outreach Specialist who is Multi-talented, dedicated, and a diligent customer service professional with over 8 years of experience with HVC.

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Warren Lloyd, Associate Director , Harmonious Volunteer Center provides Audio/Video Technical Assistance.  Mr. Lloyd has a 20 year track record with volunteer services at the Harmonious Volunteer Center and provides services for our challenged population.

John Lohac, Board Member Juanita Upshur, Board Member

Khalia Robinson: Public Relations and Outreach Specialist is Multi-talented, dedicated, and a diligent customer service professional with over 10 years experience along with Microsoft Office skills; Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator with both PCs and Apple computers.  Ms. Robinson is a member of the National Grant Writing Association and holds a BS in Communication from Clarion University.

Geraldine Churchwell:   Public Relations and Outreach Specialist is Multi-talented, dedicated, and a diligent customer service professional with   years experience along with Microsoft Office skills;   Ms. Churchwell is the Director of the Circle of Life nonprofit organization providing Grant Writing services, Networking Relationships, and other resources for Professional Development.

Frederick Barber:   President of HVC Veteran’s Group, Producer of KarBar Video Productions, Behavioral Health Administrator, Advocate to restore General Assistance in PA.

Charles Bowden,  General Contractor who maintains HVC’s physical facilities.

Pauline Hammond, Real Estate Broker providing HVC Public Relations networking and transportation needs.

Rhonda Skipwith, Interim Administrative Manager North Penn Civic Association’s Community Center at Chalmers Park provides Job Readiness Training for incoming HVC Volunteers and coordinates multiple programs at the center.

Robert Walker, Interim Assistant Administrative Manager, North Penn Civic Association’s Community Center at Chalmers Park.  Robert is the chief coordinator for the “My Brother’s Keepers Challenge” for HVC.

Carolyn Harris, Executive Director, West Chestnut Street Educational Institute and the Young Entreprenuers of the Future.

Rashida Denise Ali, Nonprofit Administrative Coordinator, Author, Minister, ITA/ATR Monitor and Executive Director of the “Earthship” program in Philadelphia.

Alonzo Gibbs, Assistant to the Executive Director, Public Speaker and Public Relations Coordinator

Alishia Dorsey, Network Resource Coordinator, Editor and Producer of “Red Hen Productions”.   Joseph Stone HVC Computer Intern

Delores Murphy, HVC Computer Instructor

Robert Bethel, HVC Technical Computer Specialist

John Mont, HVC Transportation Specialist

George White, HVC Transportation Specialist

Nigeria Bates, HVC Public Relations Representative

Charles Mannings, HVC Public Relations Representative

Isaiah Coates, HVC Public Relations Representative

Serena Kinnon, HVC Public Relations Representative, Network Specialist, Think Tank Coordinator Iris Ham, NCBA Volunteer

Judy Lockwood, NCBA Volunteer

Vincent Cottle, NCBA Volunteer

James Beltcher, NCBA Volunteer

Monroe Lee, NCBA Volunteer

Frank Robinson, NCBA Volunteer

Steven Donaldson, NCBA Volunteer / NPCA Facilities Manager / HVC Merchandise Coordinator. Douglas Pryor, HVC Administrative Coordinator 

Donna Robinson, Computer Guidance Specialist

Alfreda Williams, NCBA / HVC Administrative Coordinator

Larry Perry, Computer Intern

Gilbert Backers, Computer Intern, HVC

Ida Eason, Vocalist and Song Writer for HVC

Alicia Betha, HVC Outreach Support Specialist

George Gordon, Laundry Mat Owner Operator, HVC Shoe Donation/Collection Site and Uniform Maintenance Services.

Chanel Savage, HVC Outreach Support Specialist

Jack Gardenhire, HVC Outreach Support Specialist

Tracy Wallace, HVC Outreach Support Specialist

Dorleen McQueen, HVC Arts and Crafts Program Manager at North Penn Civic Association’s Community Center.

Mardea Walton, HVC Outreach Support Specialist,

Wanda Abdullah, HVC Outreach Support Specialist,

Claude Scarborough, M.ED., HVC Director of Education; Mayor’s Commission On Literacy Registered Tutor.

Rachelle Kemp/ 

Rebecca Leonard/ 

Todd Chilsom/ 

Ron Ali/ 

Franchesica Fuentes/  

Valerie Walls/ 

Dorothy Dennis/   

Joanna Shannon-Martin/ 

Tony Shannon/ 

Kizzie Cousin/ 

Denise Bey/

Clifford Tindal/

Deloris Capers/

Gloria Washington/

Calla Cousar/

Sharon Sanford/

Patrice Lindsay/

Eleanor Wilson/

Rebecca Schawm/

Tamara White

Gail Anderson

Shari Reed

Irene Scaffe

Theresa Cherry

Angelina Fernandez

Ashley McNair

Shakira McEachin

Stephanie Perez

Elizabeth Del Tejo


Christina Haynes Bennett                                          


Andral  Cheragard          

Shahay Hicks

Anna Naji

Sadeera Dawson

Naimah Griffin

Danielle Baker

 Suyliah Castillo

Andrew Thompson