Our mission is to bring comfort to children, to enhance the experience of learning, and to enrich the lives of our canine and human volunteers.

OUR LEADERSHIP

Diane Smith

Founder

Current Board Member

Founded RTD 2005
Founding Board President, February, 2010
Retired RTD President, February 2016

Therapy Dog Team Leader

Sharon Fleck

President

Current Board Member

Elected RTD President, November, 2015
RTD Director of Schools 2012
Chairperson Strut Your Mutt With Roxy Fundraisers 2013, 2014

Therapy Dog Team Leader

Linda McCrillis

Chairlady of the Board

Current Board Member

Elected Board Member, November, 2010
Therapy Dog Team Leader

Robert McCrillis

Treasurer

Current Board Member

Elected Treasurer, September, 2016

Denise Cronin

Secretary

Appointed Secretary to RTD Board of Directors, January, 2017
Therapy Dog Team Leader

 


Jo Anne Atwell

Current Board Member

Elected RTD Board Member, August, 2016
Licensed Realtor in PA (Flo Smerconish) and NJ (River Valley Realty)
Former President, Doylestown Rotary

Kendal Beck

Current Board Member

Elected RTD Board Member October, 2016
Victim Advocate, Network Of Victim’s Assistance (NOVA)

Lisa Corr

Current Board Member

Elected RTD Board Member March, 2017
Guidance Coordinator – Central Bucks High School West

Patricia D. Morrison

Current Board Member

Elected RTD Board Member March, 2017
Database Manager –  Doylestown Health Foundation

Jennifer Shelly

Current Board Member

Elected RTD Board Member March, 2017
Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Biotechnology and Conservation, Delaware Valley University

 


ADVISORS

Susie Danzis

Former RRTD Board Member
Certified Dog Trainer/Owner, Training Tails Dog Training

Sean Diver

Former RRTD Board Chairman
Business Strategy Professional

Hollie B. John

Former RRTD Board Member
Attorney, Jacobson & John, LLP

Stacee Paley

Former RRTD Board Member
Clinical Psychotherapist, Owner, Stacee Paley and Associates Counseling

 


VOLUNTEER PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Phyllis Mikolaj

Director of Schools

Melissa D’Amato

Director of Courthouse Therapy Dogs 

Joyce Rivas

Director of Doylestown Hospital Pediatric Unit Program

Tracey Vazquez

Director of Pedia Manor Group Homes Program

Sharon Fleck

Director of High School Student Support Program

 


OTHER OPERATIONAL VOLUNTEER DIRECTORS

Amanda Martin

Director of Marketing

Catherine Refice

Director of Volunteers

Patricia D. Morrison

Director of Development