Leadership - Staff & Board

For general information, please call our main number at (215) 943-0402 or email us here.

Jessica Schwartz


Jessica comes to us with over 14 years' experience in the nonprofit world, mainly in the drug and alcohol field.  Her background includes community mobilization, coalition coordination, outreach and volunteer coordination.  Jessica is highly motivated, enthusiastic with good judgment and compassion for others.  She is excited to work with community members and partners to move forward with the mission of Family Promise of Lower Bucks. Her job is to oversee the provision of case management to our guest families and to coordinate the program components of the Affiliate—host congregations, volunteers, referring and supporting agencies, Day Center and transportation—for the effective delivery of services.

Karina Sands

FPLB Family Advocate

Karina has been supporting Family Promise of Lower Bucks as a volunteer case manager for the last two years. Her role includes providing our families assistance with important factors such as housing, employment, goal-setting, crisis management, self-care, etc.. Karina holds a Bachelors in Criminal Justice and is currently pursuing a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Lisa Kulan


Lisa is one of our co-founders, she has a passion for making us succeed to help families in need.

Robert Beaven


Robert leads us with many years of experience in leading non-profits and is cheered along by his wife.

Dennise Veasley

Vice President

Maryanne Cahill

Secretary/Day Center Coordinator

Chris Lauersen


Rev. Ken Wonderland

Board Member

Jessica Philipbar

Board Member

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