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The Allies for Children board of directors is made up of a dedicated group of civic, corporate and community leaders. The board jointly sets and oversees the strategic direction of the organization. Members meet at least quarterly throughout the year.

Martha Isler
Allies for Children Board President
Public Policy Consultant, Early Childhood Education

Julie Hughes
Allies for Children Vice President
President, Northwest Bank

James Rohrbaugh
Allies for Children Treasurer
Senior Vice President, Financial Operations, Allegheny Health Network

Stephanie Rooney
Allies for Children Secretary
Certified Gestalt Life Coach

Prashant Ambe
Board President, TiE Pittsburgh

Douglas Cameron
Partner, Reed Smith, LLP

Mark DeSantis
Adjunct Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Julie Dever
Vice President, BNY Mellon          

Richard Fischer
President and Director (Ret.), Alcoa International Holding Co.

Christine Herring
Director of Support Services, Sewickley Academy

Judith Horgan
Founder, Child Watch of Pittsburgh

Anne Lewis
Board Chair, Oxford Development Company

Marie Martin
Director, Cohen & Grigsby

W. Thomas McGough Jr.
Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer, UPMC

Miriam Shapira

Bonnie VanKirk
Community Volunteer

Megan Wotherspoon
Partner, K&L Gates

Joseph Zwicker
Deputy General Counsel, PNC Bank