Board of Directors

As a 501(c)3 non-profit public health agency, COGI is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.  Our Board provides insight to the agency and members bring a wide array of professional experience to the table.

2022 Members

Christianne F. Bayer, Ed. D., LPC, NCC, President

Employer:  Psychological Associates

Dr. Bayer is licensed as a Professional Counselor by the Pennsylvania State Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs (2002), and is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) through the National Board of Certified Counselors.


Tom Scranton, Vice President                                              

Retired – Pyramid Healthcare, Inc., Central Pennsylvania Representative

Founding Member of COGI’s Board of Directors


Daniel McGrory, Treasurer

Behavioral Health Consultant


Dennis Snyder, M.Div., M.A., MFT

Employer:  Bethany E.C. Church, Ashland, PA

Pastor, Assistant Fire Chief, Cressona, PA; Outreach Club Facilitation, Schuylkill Haven High School, Schuylkill Haven, PA


Carl McBreen, Ed.D

Employer:  Superinten Minersville Area School District


Jeanne Elberfeld, MD, LSW


Richard B.  Russell, DO