Who We Are

Meet Our Development Team

David W. Lyons
David F. Lyons, CFRE, Vice President for Development. David joined Good Shepherd in May 2007 after nine years at KidsPeace as vice president of charitable giving and national director of major gifts. As vice president, he oversees all fund raising for Good Shepherd, including major and planned giving, direct mail and sponsorships. A certified fund-raising executive and development professional since 1979, he has held key positions with Cancer Care, the American Cancer Society and Felician College. He is a graduate of Kean College of New Jersey with a B.A. in elementary education and lives with his wife, Dr. Pamela Shields and son in Lower Macungie. You can reach David at 610-776-3557 or email him at dlyons@gsrh.org.

 

Jeannette Edwards
Jeannette Edwards, Senior Planned Giving Officer. Jeannette joins us with ten years of fundraising experience in key development positions at Muhlenberg College, Communities in Schools of the Lehigh Valley, The Trexler Game Preserve and Mayfair Festival of the Arts. Prior to her fundraising career, she served in the local banking community. She is a graduate of Muhlenberg College with a B.A. in business administration & social science and lives with her husband, Guy, and two children in Upper Macungie. Jeannette can be reached at 610-776-3386 or email her at jedwards@gsrh.org.

 

 Joie Barry, Major and Planned Giving Officer. Joie happily returned to Good Shepherd in 2012 with 20 plus years experience in the development and not-for-profit field. Most recently she served as a major gift officer at Diakon Lutheran Social Services, assistant director of the Winter Haven Florida Chamber of Commerce and development director at the Caron Treatment Centers. Joie previously served in the development department at Good Shepherd in the 1980's and 1990's. She resides with her family in Lower Macungie and can be reached at 610-778-1033 or email her at jbarry@gsrh.org.
 

Carol CarpenterCarol Carpenter, CFRE,  Senior Major Gifts Officer. Carol comes to Good Shepherd with a wealth of fund-raising experience in capital campaigns, and in major and planned giving services to nonprofit organizations. She was a senior  consultant for Farr Healey Consulting LLC. Prior to that Carol worked for the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley where she played a key role with donors in the Tocqueville Society and the Women’s Leadership Initiative. She also served as director of corporate relations at Lehigh University. Carol holds a B.S. in mathematics from Moravian College. She and her husband Dale have four grown children and live in Lower Macungie. You can reach Carol at 610-778-1044 or email her at ccarpenter@gsrh.org.

 

 

Andrew Block
Andrew Block, Major Gifts and Sponsorships Officer. Andrew joined Good Shepherd in November 2007 after serving on the staff of Congressman Charlie Dent in several key positions for six and a half years. He is an alumnus of Parkland High School and Penn State and holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Kutztown University. He and his wife, Dr. Christine Block, a family practice physician, live in Bethlehem Township and have two children. Andrew can be reached at 610-776-8311 or email him at ablock@gsrh.org.

 

 

Jannette Saeger, Grant Coordinator. Jannette joined Good Shepherd with ten years of experience in the nonprofit arena including grant and contract management for CURE International, the Girl Scouts, Quality Insights of PA and the Family Health Council of Central PA. Prior to her development career, Jannette worked as a data analyst and manager for healthcare consulting firms. Jannette has a B.A. in International Studies from The American University in Washington, D.C.; she lives with her husband, Jeff, and their two sons in historic Bethlehem. You can reach Jannette at 610-776-3559 or email her at jsaeger@grsh.org.
 

 

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