Young Professionals Council

The Young Professionals Council (YPC) is a group of professionals from within and beyond the world of child welfare with a passion and commitment to improving outcomes for abused and neglected children.

Executive Committee

Pragya Verma, MSW, Chair
Public Health Management Corporation

Sharayna Taylor, BA, Vice Chair
Marriott International

Jessica Lauren Barmash, MA, LPC, Events Chair
Children’s Crisis Treatment Center

Jeannette R. Geter, MA, Social Media Chair
Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth & Family Services

Sarah Wasch, MSW, Staff Liaison
Field Center


Sabrina Charles, MPH
Public Health Management Corporation

Stonie Hull, MSW
Social Worker

Kathleen Kelly, MSEd
Non-profit Development

Ashleigh Martell Brunsink, MSW
Chapin Hall, University of Chicago

Molly McLaurin, BA
Monarch Connections, LLC

Ann Perepezko, MSW, LSW
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Kelly Sagastume, MSW
Support Center for Child Advocates

Daniel Schiff, MS
Georgia Institute of Technology

Diana C. Schimmel, Esq., Chair Emeritus
Martine, Katz Scanlon & Schimmel, P.A

Rachel J. Stanton, Esq., Chair Emeritus
The Children’s Law Center

Julia Vadas, MSW   
Maternity Care Coalition

Lynn Wilson, MSEd   
The Baldwin School

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The Field Center’s Young Professionals Council activities are funded in part by a generous grant from the University of Pennsylvania’s Trustees’ Council of Penn Women.

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