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Children's Advocacy Center Advisory Committee (CACAC)

The Children’s Advocacy Center Advisory Committee (CACAC) was recently established by Act 28 of 2014 to advise the Commission on the development and promotion of programs and projects related to children’s advocacy centers (CACs) and multidisciplinary investigative teams (MDITs).  CACAC was also directed by the act to advise the Commission in the distribution of grants to support both existing and developing CACs and MDITs throughout the Commonwealth

Chair
Honorable David W. Heckler
District Attorney
Bucks County Courthouse
55 East Court Street
Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901

Vice-Chair
Ms. Christina Kirchner
Executive Director
Philadelphia Children’s Alliance Center
42 South 15th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102

MEMBERS

Ms. Mikele T. Bay
Director/Forensic Interviewer
Children's Advocacy Center of McKean County
424 West Main Street
Smethport, Pennsylvania 16749

Mr. Kevin J. Bethel
Fellow
Stoneleigh Foundation
123 S. Broad Street, Suite 1630
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19109

Mr. Brian C. Bornman, Esq.
Executive Director, PA Children and Youth Administrators Association (PCYA)
County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania
P.O. Box 60769
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17106-0769

Ms. Jo Ellen Bowman
Executive Director
HAVIN, Inc. (Helping All Victims In Need)
P.O. Box 983
Kittanning, Pennsylvania 16201

Dr. Liz Campbell, Ph.D.
Campbell Psychological Services
25 E. North Street
Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013

Ms. Molly Carson
Forensic Interviewer and Multidisciplinary
Investigative Team Coordinator
Pike County District Attorney’s Office
506 Broad Street
Milford, Pennsylvania 18337

Mr. Thomas King
Assistant Borough Manager for Public Safety
State College Borough
243 South Allen Street
State College, Pennsylvania 16801

Corporal Shawn Kofluk
Pennsylvania State Police
1800 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110

Detective Kevin Lehman
Richland Township Police
322 School House Road
Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

Dr. Anthony P. Mannarino, Ph.D.
Center for Traumatic Stress
Allegheny General Hospital
4 Allegheny Center, 8th Floor
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212

Mr. Sean McCormack, Esq.
Chief Deputy District Attorney
Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office
101 Market Street, Room 205
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101

Ms. Abbie Newman, R.N., J.D.
Executive Director
Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County
Mission Kids CAC
P.O. Box 413
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422

Dr. Jennie G. Noll, Ph.D.
Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
Director, Network on Child Protection & Well-being
The Pennsylvania State University
HHD 209
University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

Ms. Shelli J. Ripic, NP
Nurse Practitioner
Robert Packer Hospital
1 Guthrie Square
Sayre, Pennsylvania 18840

Dr. Philip V. Scribano, D.O.
Medical Director, Safe Place
Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 191004

Ms. Jennifer R. Storm
Victim Advocate
Office of the Victim Advocate
1101 South Front Street - Suite 5200
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17104-2518

Dr. David Turkewitz, M.D.
Chairman of Pediatrics and Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
York Hospital
1001 South George Street
York, Pennsylvania 17403

Ms. Lindsay Vaughan, Esq.
Executive Director
PA District Attorneys Association
2929 North Front Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110

STAFF

Ms. Kirsten Kenyon
Director, Office of Research, Evaluation and Strategic Policy Development
PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency
P.O. Box 1167
Harrisburg, PA 17108-1167
(717) 265-8505
Email: kkenyon@pa.gov

Ms. Christina Cosgrove-Rooks
Criminal Justice System Planner
Office of Research, Evaluation and Strategic Policy Development
PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency
P.O. Box 1167
Harrisburg, PA 17108-1167
(717) 265-8478
(717) 772-0551 (Fax)
Email:  ccosgrove@pa.gov

Ms. Samantha Koch
Executive Policy Manager
Office of the Executive Director
PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency
P.O. Box 1167
Harrisburg, PA 17108-1167
(717) 265-8474
(717) 772-0551 (Fax)
Email: sakoch@pa.gov

Ms. Rebecca Kiehl
Criminal Justice System Planner
Office of Research, Evaluation and Strategic Policy Development
PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency
P.O. Box 1167
Harrisburg, PA 17108-1167
(717)265- 8566
(717) 772-0551 (Fax)
Email: rekiehl@pa.gov