Bridge of Hope Chester County is governed by and overseen by the board of Bridge of Hope National.
Edith YoderBoard Chair
Edith Yoder, EdM, is the Chief Executive Officer of Bridge of Hope National and serves as community board chair of Bridge of Hope Chester County. She authored the original church volunteer training manual for Bridge of Hope and developed many Bridge of Hope manuals on nonprofit management, fundraising, and board issues. Edith holds a master’s degree in Adult and Organizational Development from Temple University and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Eastern Mennonite University. After 30 years with Bridge of Hope, Edith is more passionate than ever about building neighborhoods of support for families facing homelessness.
Lauren CampbellAdministrator of Decade to Doorways
The reality is, nearly 40% of Americans are one paycheck away from poverty or homelessness. My great passion is determining ways in which to bypass this stage, along with the trauma, hurt and shame that come along with it.
I have spent the last four years dedicated to creating a County wide plan to ending homelessness as the Administrator of Decade to Doorways. As a licensed Project Management Professional, I have relied heavily on intense research, wide collaboration, and well thought out operational plans in order to accomplish this goal.
My educational background includes a B.S. Marketing and minor in Business from Messiah College near Harrisburg, PA. My previous experience is in communications and strategy as a project manager with the American Bible Society.
Jeff FelderAccount Manager with GE Healthcare, A General Electric Company
Over his 20-year career with GE Healthcare, Jeff has held several sales and account management positions providing hospitals and healthcare professionals with medical technologies. While with GE Healthcare, he has enjoyed building and cultivating authentic relationships with his customers. He enjoys being part of a team working together collaboratively to drive desired outcomes and positive change. Jeff has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing.
He and his wife, Dana, live in Oxford, PA with their two daughters and attend Sacred Heart Parish in Oxford.
Jeff says “I am honored and excited to serve as a community board member for an organization that has been part of my family’s life for many years. I look forward to the opportunity to contributing to the success of Bridge of Hope’s mission to end family homelessness.”
Mary Ann NagelMedical Social Worker for Main Line Health Care
Mary Ann Nagel, MSS, MLSP, LSW is a medical social worker for Main Line Health Care who works with patients and families to address any barriers to care. Mary Ann has been a social worker for 31 years in a variety of hospital and community settings addressing social concerns including poverty, lack of affordable housing and mental health issues. Mary Ann grew up in Mexico City, Mexico, speaks Spanish fluently.
Mary Ann, her husband, Mike and their 17-year-old daughter, Taylor, live in Downingtown and have been members of Marsh Creek Community Church in Exton for 15 years. Mary Ann and her family enjoy traveling and have been to all 50 states including many National Parks as well as 9 countries.
Mary Ann has served twice as part of a group of Neighboring Volunteers and believes in the power of intentional friendship to assist single moms and their children to reach their potential.
Shadell QuinonesManager of Adoption Services at Chester County Department of Children, Youth and Families
Shadell Quinones, M.S.S., L.S.W, M.L.S.P. is the Manager of Adoption Services at Chester County Department of Children, Youth and Families. Shadell has a master’s degree in Social Work and Law and Social Policy from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of School Work and Social Research.
Her passion for Bridge of Hope comes out of her own experiences as an alumnus of Bridge of Hope and a desire to give back to the ministry of Bridge of Hope and to touch the lives of women and children facing homelessness. She served on the board of Bridge of Hope National from 2009-2018.
Pat YoderMaternal-Child Health Supervisor at the Chester County Health Department
Pat Yoder, MSN, RN is the Maternal-Child Health Supervisor at the Chester County Health Department where she manages nurse home visiting programs to pregnant moms and families with young children. Professionally and personally she is committed to nurturing healthy families, especially promoting parent-child engagement. She also enjoys program and organizational development.
Pat and her husband Nelson live in Eastern Lancaster County. They have 3 grown children and 3 grandchildren whom they love to visit. Nelson and Pat are members of Ridgeview Mennonite Church. Nelson has recently been serving in interim pastor roles in Lancaster and Chester counties and Pat has been enjoying getting to know wonderful people in these various congregations.
Pat was one of the founding members of Bridge of Hope and continues to strongly support the power of “relationship” in nurturing personal, family, and congregational health.