Hope Learning Center Board of Directors
Hope Learning Center (HLC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. As such, HLC is governed by a board made up of a diverse group of people, yet with shared passions to make a difference in the lives of the young adults we serve. Our board is responsible for the overall policy and direction of Hope Learning Center and delegates responsibility for day-to-day operations to the staff and committees.
Anne Hughes earned a BS in Special Education from Millersville University and has worked as a teacher and parent educator for almost 30 years. Anne has experience working with students and young adults with autism and a variety of developmental disabilities, in both school and community-based settings. Besides serving on the board, Anne assists with programming and curriculum development at Hope Learning Center.
Bill Newman is an entrepreneur and mission-driven professional with wide-ranging expertise in business operations and philanthropy. He built his career working with and managing a variety of charitable and business endeavors and sits on the boards of several nonprofits including Cairn University.
Lee Ann Scanlon recently retired after faithfully serving as a Special Education case manager and teacher for the Pennridge School District, where she specialized in Autistic Support and transition services. She earned a BA and MEd in Special Education from Bloomsburg University. Before her current position she taught in California, Michigan, Illinois, and for the BLAST I.U. Her time at Pennridge included working with students to help plan for post-secondary programs, work education, and skills needed to live independently within their community. She resides with her husband in the Perkasie area.
Ed White has extensive healthcare business experience and has spent his career leveraging his business intelligence expertise to deliver actionable decision-grade information from the abundance of data in organizations’ legacy systems. Ed holds a BS from the University of Delaware with concentrations in Finance and Management, and has an MBA in Health Administration and MS in Healthcare Finance from Temple University.