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LEADERSHIP

TOM STEVENS
President & CEO
215.885.8150

Tom Stevens is husband to Ann and father to Tommy, John Paul, Megan, Kellan, and Andrew. The Stevens family are parishioners of St. Colman Catholic parish in Ardmore. To learn more, read CatholicPhilly.com’s profile of Tom Stevens.

ANNE HINNEGAN
Member Services
215.885.8150

Anne Hinnegan has been with the PLU since 1992 working with our founder John P. Stanton for many years. Anne serves as our Member Services Coordinator working with Church and Parish contacts to build support for the sanctity of life and the mission of the Pro Life Union.

BETH HARRISON
Communications Manager
215.885.8150

Beth Harrison joined the PLU staff in August 2018 as Communications Manager to develop strategic content across all platforms, and interact with followers and inquirers about the Pro-Life Union’s news and events. Previously, she served as Marketing Assistant at Malvern Retreat House (2012-2014) and Media Relations Manager at Hamilton Strategies public relations firm (2014-2017).

board of directors

executive committee

Fr. Christopher Walsh
Chair
4th term – Elected 2009

Fr. Chris is Pastor of St. Raymond of Penafort Church in Northwest Philadelphia where he has served since 2008. He has been active in various aspects of the pro-life movement since 1985 and has served on the Board since 2011. Fr. Chris believes that the Culture of Life can only be built and maintained through a comprehensive strategy like that of the Pro-Life Union.

Paul De Camara
Vice Chair
1st term – Elected 2016

Paul De Camara, along with his wife Cindy, has been involved with Pro-Life activities for the last 25 years at St. Alphonsus Parish in Maple Glen, PA. They have six children and live in Upper Dublin Township, PA. Paul has worked in the fire sprinkler industry for the last 38 years and has supported pro-life activities for many years.

Helene Hallowell
Secretary
1st term – Elected 2017

Helene Hallowell is a health and wellness professional who is committed to guiding others to see their full potential in body, mind and spirit. Helene thrives on being the supportive presence for some who sometimes have little positive influence in their lives, and is a proponent of Natural Family Planning as a means to build up family life.

Bob Biggs
Treasurer
2nd term – Elected 2014

Bob and Maggie Biggs currently reside in Newtown, PA.  He is a CPA and has served as Board Member for several non-profit organizations. The Biggs’ are pro-life advocates anchored by their three adopted children.

Dr. Monique Ruberu
At Large
1st term – Elected 2017

Dr. Monique Ruberu is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology. She earned her medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch and completed her residency at Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University respectively. When she’s not working, she enjoys traveling, dancing, singing, volunteering with her church and spending time with her three children.

Tom Shakely
At Large
3rd term – Elected 2012

Tom is Executive Director of the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network in Philadelphia. He sees the building of a Culture of Life as an essential component of restoring our nation’s goodness. He has served on the Board since 2012 and was elected Vice-Chairman in 2014. He attended Penn State University where he remains active in a variety of community and alumni activities.

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members

Tom Holman
Secretary
2nd term – Elected 2014

Tom grew up and lives in West Chester, PA. He is a graduate of St. Joseph University and works as a technical writer for a defense contractor. Tom is passionate about building the Culture of Life across many organizations including the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Knights of Columbus, and Helpers of God’s Precious Infants.

Richard Auletta
  
2nd term – Elected 2013

Rick and his wife Kathy are the proud parents of three and live in Yardley, PA. Rick is the CEO of Softgate Systems, Inc. Rick is passionate about life issues, seeing the protection of innocent life as a key building block for any society. He joined the Board in 2014 and serves as the Chair of the Development Committee.

Patrick Stanton
  
4th term – Elected 2009

Pat, the oldest son of our founder John Stanton, has been active in the pro-life and other human rights movements for many years. With his wife Wendy, he has raised nine children in the metropolis of Jenkintown. He is owner of Sloane Moving Company in Elkins Park.

Lisa Liccione
  
1st term – Elected 2017

Lisa and her husband Tony together are the parents of 10 children, 5 adult children and 5 little residents of Heaven.  Both active parishioners of St Ignatius Parish in Yardley PA, Lisa is a founding member of the St Ignatius Servants of Mary; a Rosary ministry devoted to strengthening our youth through hospitality; and serving our elderly, sick, bereaved, and shut-ins through witnessing God’s love and healing through the prayer of Rosary. Devoted to building up a Culture of Life serving those at risk for abortion and/or in delicate stages of life, she served a number of years as a Post Partum Support Group Facilitator and continues to teach and promote the benefits of mommy/baby massage. Accountant (Rider University), and Healing Arts Practitioner (Health Choices-Princeton, NJ), she employs her expertise as owner of both Bottom Line Techs Services and Inspired Touch.

Bill Wohlgemuth
  
4th term – Elected 2009

Bill and his wife Pat live in West Chester; they are the parents of four grown children. Bill retired from a career in the insurance industry and has been active in the pro-life movement since 1994. Bill has served as Chairman since 2010.

Richara Krajewski
  
1st term – Elected 2017

Richara Krajewski is an alumna of Rutgers and the University of Pennsylvania, and a New Jersey native. Richara has worked directly with mothers and families in crisis in clinical and social service environments. Her commitment to pro-life work is rooted in her faith and hope in the redemptive work of Jesus: life is sacred, and she believes that those who love Jesus are required to bear witness to the sacredness of human life—the poor, the sick, the migrant, those coping with mental illness, the aging, the lonely, rejected, and the unborn are especially close to the heart of Christ. Richara currently lives in Philadelphia with her family.

emeritus directors

Patrick Stanton (1927-2014)
Nick Gibboni
Sandy Sasso
Regina O’Reilly
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