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Get in Touch: Community Foundation for the Alleghenies

Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m., closed noon-1 p.m.

Somerset Office
Lladel Lichty, Director

P.O. Box 1105
Somerset, PA 15501


Johnstown Office

216 Franklin Street, Suite 400
Johnstown, PA 15901



Bedford Office
Dina McGee, Director

Penn Square Station
127 South Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522


Our Team

Mike Kane

Mike has served in his role at the Community Foundation since 2001. He also is involved in a variety of community initiatives.

Angie Berzonski

Angie manages grantmaking programs and assists with office administration. Contact Angie if you want to learn about the Community Foundation's grant opportunities.

Katrina Perkosky

Katrina works with new donors to open funds and engages with local wealth advisors through our Philanthropic Leaders Advisory Network (PLAN). Reach out to her to start designing your legacy or find out about PLAN.

Lladel Lichty

Lladel works directly with Somerset County's many donors and grantees. Please reach out to her to discuss opening a fund, ways you can give, or information about how we can work with you in Somerset County.

Dina McGee

Dina works with donors in Bedford County who want to support the community and leads the Bedford County Change Makers. Contact her to help make your vision for the county a reality.

Barb Charney

Barb manages the financial operations of the Community Foundation and oversees financials for all funds under the foundation's stewardship.

Emily Wood

Emily manages the Community Foundation's partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and the Foundation's Nonprofit Resource Library. Contact Emily with questions about arts grant opportunities or to access the library.

Nick Gjurich

Nick works with the development staff to maintain communication with new and existing donors and fund representatives. He also creates and oversees our online donation pages.

George Bivens

George works with the grantmaking staff to provide administrative support and grant tracking for partnership funds, charitable service administration funds, and program hosting funds. Contact George with questions related to our online grant application or accessing the grantee portal.

Namita Gallo

Namita oversees our scholarship program, working with donors and schools to inform students about our funding for higher education. She also makes sure that every donation received is properly entered and receipted.

Victoria Kimmel

Victoria works with Barb Charney to ensure our accounting processes are in order and working smoothly. Fundholders can reach out to her with questions about invoice payments.

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