Lynn and her husband have been residents of Kennett Square for over 20 years. A stay-at-home mom, she served as a volunteer in the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District while her three sons were attending, including PTO President at both Hillendale Elementary and Unionville High School. Lynn began volunteering as a shopper at the Food Cupboard in 2014, chaired the KACS Empty Bowls Event for three years and joined the board in 2018.
Christine works in the retirement plan industry for Principal Financial Group. Prior to joining the Board, Christine was a KACS volunteer and a member of the Empty Bowls Committee. Christine was raised in the Kennett area. She is a proud graduate of the University of Notre Dame. Christine currently lives in Kennett Square with her dog George. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, running and art.
Nick is a native of the Kennett Square area. He currently is the Chief Financial Officer for SEPTA and previously was the Chief Financial Officer for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for 12 years. He has held numerous finance related positions for private sector organizations throughout the region in accounting, finance and treasury. He is a graduate of New York University and Wilmington University. Nick and his wife, Sandie, have three children and have generously donated to institutions of higher learning on behalf of their children.
Carrie has been a resident of Kennett Square since 1979 when, fresh out of Smith College, Charles Patton hired her to teach at UCFSD Middle School. After a ten year career as a middle school teacher, she spent 10 years as the director of Tick Tock Early Learning Center. She has just retired from 20 years as the CEO of United Way of Southern Chester County and is eager to bring her decades of nonprofit leadership skills and knowledge of this area's needs to benefit KACS.
Lenda has been a Kennett Square resident for over 20 years. She graduated from Penn State and earned a master’s degree from Immaculata University. Lenda is currently employed as a mental health provider for Child Guidance Resource Centers in Chester County. She previously worked for the Kennett YMCA as the Outreach Community Director and as a Case Worker at KACS. As a community volunteer, Lenda has given her time to Longwood Gardens and Casa Guanajuato and serves on the Board of Young Moms and the Chester County Children, Youth and Family Advisory Committee. Lenda and her husband, Jose, have two young sons.
Tom is a Kennett Square native and works at The Tri-M Group as their Senior Cash Manager. Prior to joining Tri-M, Tom worked in the accounting/finance areas for Genesis HealthCare in Kennett and SCAN Health Plan in Long Beach, CA. He has a B.A. in Economics from The Johns Hopkins University. Tom is an avid runner and has completed numerous marathons and triathlons often as part of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program.
Crystal is a native of Delaware and has strong family, church, and community ties throughout the Brandywine Valley. She is an Executive Chef/Nanny dedicated to preserving the rich history of our community. As an active Board member of The Undergroud Railroad of Kennett Square and Vice Chair of Pennsylvania Hallowed Grounds, Crystal assists in restoring abandonded or neglected cemeteries, including the Bucktoe Cemetery, which is part of the Kennett Square Underground Railroad educational curriculum and bus tours. Since the mid-1980s, she has put her heart and soul into restorating and preserving Bucktoe Cemetery – discovered the final resting place of ten Black Members of the United States Colored Troops who served in the Civil War and countless other graves of extraordinary local people.
For about 25 years, Seamus has been a resident of Kennett Square, where he raised his three children. Originally from Ireland, after earning a degree from Rathmines College in Dublin, Seamus emigrated to the UK and then to the USA in 1985. He has had a diverse career in entrepreneurship, management, and volunteerism across the hospitality, construction, environmental preservation, landscape design, and other industries. He currently works as an Avian Lab Research Tech at the University of Penn. Seamus enjoys gardening, hiking, home projects, and spending time in his community with friends and family, especially his young grandson.
Tonya Boyer has been in the healthcare industry for 15 years specializing in insurance and financial counseling. She is the mom of 3 boys with strong family roots in Kennett Square. A graduate of Kennett High School, class of 2000 and Lincoln University, class of 2004, she now serves on Kennett Unionville Titans Football and Cheerleading Board and is Vice Chair of Do Doula in Delaware.