The Bucks County Opportunity Council’s (BCOC) Board of Directors recently voted three board members into leadership roles: Michael W. Mills as the Chair of the board, Kerry Shepard as Vice-Chair and Connie Furman as Treasurer.
Nikki Matthews will continue to serve as Secretary.
Mike is a partner with Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP in Doylestown and has been a member of the BCOC board for four years.
He has formerly served as Vice Chair and Treasurer.
Mike has a passion for preserving value within organizations and is looking forward to continuing his work with BCOC.
Kerry is the Director of Operations for DVL Group, Inc. in Bristol.
She has served on the board for several years and most recently served as Treasurer.
She enjoys volunteering at Fresh Connect, BCOC’s healthy food distribution program, and other events to show her support and spread the word about BCOC’s work.
Her expertise in leading organizations will help BCOC as it develops new strategies to combat poverty.
Connie is the Executive Vice President and Senior Lending Officer for First National Bank & Trust of Newtown.
She joined the board in 2016 and has volunteered for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for the last 10 years.
Connie has the knowledge and expertise to help BCOC continue to grow over the next several years.
“BCOC is honored to have such distinguished community members lead our Board of Directors. They all bring unique skills and talents to the board as well as a passion for our mission; BCOC is grateful to have their support. I look forward to working with each of them as BCOC strives to reduce poverty in our community,” stated Erin Lukoss M.S., CEO/Executive Director.
The board is responsible for assuring that the agency continues to assess and respond to the causes and conditions of poverty in the community, to achieve anticipated outcomes and to remain administratively and fiscally sound.