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.
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
Tom Palamar, Treasurer
Employer: City Administrator, City of Pottsville
Pottsville’s Lasting Legacy; Nativity B.V.M. Green and Gold Association; Penn State University Alumni
Eric M. Prock, Esquire, Secretary
Employer: Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C.
Co-Chairman, Schuylkill County Bar Association; Schuylkill Young Professionals; Pottsville Lions Club; YMCA Fundraising Committee
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