About Our Team

 

Jayme M. Cassidy, Esquire

Jayme M. Cassidy, Esq.

Executive Director
jcassidy@palegalaid.net

Jayme began her tenure as PLAN, Inc.’s Executive Director in August 2022. She comes to PLAN from Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., where she served as the Chief Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Professional Development Officer & Pro Bono Advocacy Director. Jayme received her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law, where she was a member of the Legislative Law Journal and is a recipient of the Pro Bono Service Award from the Centre for Social Justice. For more about Jayme Cassidy read her full biography.

 

Kelly Bock Yeckley

Kelly Bock Yeckley

Training Coordinator
kbockyeckley@palegalaid.net

Kelly began serving as PLAN, Inc.’s first Training Coordinator in 2015; prior to that, she spent almost 20 years as a Technical Assistance Coordinator with The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence. She holds an Associate Degree in Legal Secretarial studies. Outside of work, Kelly likes spending time with her husband, two sons, her parents, and friends. She is also an avid beginning knitter and an animal lover and rescuer. She also enjoys hiking and camping with her guys and doing yardwork.

 

Natalie Bogerman

Natalie Bogerman

Administrative Secretary
nbogerman@palegalaid.net

Natalie joined the PLAN, Inc. team in January 2017 — her first venture into the non-profit world. As Administrative Secretary, she incorporates skills from prior roles as the go-to person and organizational guru into her position at PLAN. She relishes any opportunity to be creative both at work and at home, from using software to explore graphic designing, to managing her many (too many?) hobbies: cross stitch, quilting, watercolor, collage, knitting, puzzles, and more. Natalie loves all things rainbow, as well as taking pictures of anything that catches her eye. She and her husband have two cats, enjoy racing vintage go-karts, and spending time with family and friends. 

 

 

Brianna Bosak

Brianna Bosak

Communications Officer
bbosak@palegalaid.net

Brianna joined PLAN, Inc. in September 2020, after starting her legal aid career in grant management. Brianna holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Grant Writing Certificate from Temple University. She is a proud mom to a sassy Siamese named Mina and an ever-expanding cohort of beloved houseplants. When she is not working, Brianna enjoys art, cooking, reading, writing, and stand-up comedy. An avid traveler, Brianna has long dreamed of combining this passion with her love of games & puzzles, in the form of a trip to LA to “Come on down!” on The Price is Right.

 

Samantha Kowalczyk

Samantha Kowalczyk, MSW, LSW

Grants Coordinator
skowalczyk@palegalaid.net

Samantha started working as PLAN, Inc.’s Grants Coordinator in September 2020 after spending several years at various nonprofit organizations in the Greater Philadelphia area. In addition to her Bachelor of Social Work from Kutztown University and Master of Social Work from University of Maryland Baltimore, Samantha is a Licensed Social Worker, and she practices those skills on her husband and two spoiled, talkative cats. When not at work, Samantha can be found being a trivia quizmaster at a local restaurant, assembling elaborate LEGO kits, creating a mess with crafts of all types, making a lasagna for someone in need, or participating in continuing education by Executive Producer Dick Wolf – aka watching reruns of the Law & Order franchise. 

 

Henry Leone, Esq.

Henry Leone, Esq.

Director of Information and Digital Content
hleone@palegalaid.net

Henry Leone, Esquire is the Director of Information and Digital Content for Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. He is also the Project Manager for the PALawHELP.org and PAProBono.net web site projects, and serves as the webmaster of PaLegalAid.net He received his B.S. in Business Management from Gannon University and his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He previously served as the Director of Litigation and as a Staff Attorney for Northwestern Legal Services before coming to Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.

 

Susan J. Lucas

Susan J. Lucas

Compliance Consultant
slucas@palegalaid.net

Prior to working as a Consultant to PLAN, Inc., Susan was employed for 15 years as a Program Administrator with a legal services program that was merged into MidPenn Legal Services. She started working with PLAN, Inc. in 1993, continuing to serve as a team leader for peer review visits to the LSPs. Her role as a Consultant to PLAN, Inc. expanded over the years to include compliance monitoring, technical assistance to PLAN, Inc. and the LSPs, oversight of special projects, and other compliance related responsibilities. Susan served twice as the statewide project manager for transitioning the programs and PLAN, Inc. to new case management systems. She has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University. Susan enjoys reading thriller novels, cruising, gardening, diamond painting, and of most importance, spending time with family and friends.

 

Arlene Marshall-Hockensmith, Esq.

Arlene Marshall-Hockensmith, Esq.

Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
amarshall-hockensmith@palegalaid.net

Arlene began her career at PLAN, Inc. as Administrative Officer in December 2014. On June 1, 2022, she was promoted to Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, the first for the organization. She holds a Juris Doctor degree from Widener Commonwealth Law School and a Bachelor of Arts from Pennsylvania State University. Outside of work, Arlene enjoys spending time with her family and friends and gardening. She is also a workout enthusiast and obsessed with all things Peloton. 

 

 

Eric Marsteller 

Accountant

Currently on Military Leave of Absence.

 

Mariel Quiñones Mundo, Esq.

Mariel Quiñones Mundo, Esq.

Digital Content Manager
mquinones@palegalaid.net

Mariel Quiñones Mundo is the digital content manager for PALawHelp.org and other online platforms. She has been with PLAN since January 2020, after starting her legal career working with access to justice nonprofits in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria's landfall. Mariel holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Puerto Rico and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She is vegan for the animals and shares her life with several rescued pigs and dogs.  

 

Karen Stokes

Karen Stokes

Director of Finance
kstokes@palegalaid.net

Karen joined PLAN, Inc. in July 2008 as an accountant and was promoted to Controller in July 2010. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Professional Accountancy) and has 28 years of nonprofit accounting and grants management experience. Karen and her husband are the proud parents of two sons. She enjoys travelling with her husband, kayaking, hiking, biking, gardening, crafting with her 5 granddaughters, and is an enthusiastic knitter. 

 

Lacy Toline

Lacy Toline

Housing Grant Coordinator/Website Resource Assistant
ltoline@palegalaid.net

Lacy joined PLAN, Inc. in February 2020. She began her social services and nonprofit career in 2013 after receiving a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies from Colorado State University as a “non-traditional” student. Lacy is obsessed with her dog, Clementina “Clemi” Mandarina. She also finds delight in traveling, gardening, biking, music, and getting into good trouble.

 

Rena Weaver


Rena Weaver

Bookkeeper
rweaver@palegalaid.net

Rena joined PLAN, Inc. in May of 2019 as a Bookkeeper with 25 years of accounting experience. Rena and her husband enjoy bicycle riding, gardening, and spending time with their family of two boys and several grandchildren. 

 

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