Marsha joined Inter-Faith Housing Alliance as Executive Director on December 1, 2013. Her career includes over fifteen years of non-profit experience. Prior to joining the Inter-Faith staff, Marsha was Associate Executive Director for Community Services for the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley (CACLV), where she was responsible for providing leadership and oversight for the agency’s human services programs, ensuring excellence in the delivery of services across multiple programs. Her duties included supervision of program directors, development of new initiatives, fund development, and oversight of the agency’s overall volunteer program. Marsha began her career with CACLV at its Sixth Street Shelter, an emergency shelter for families with children.
After three successful years as the Coordinator of Volunteers, she was appointed director of the shelter and its two transitional housing programs. During her tenure, she oversaw two capital projects that renovated ten apartments and created five new apartments for the emergency shelter program. She holds a non-profit management certificate from LaSalle University.
As the Case Manager at Inter-Faith, Caroline works directly with the families in Hope Gardens, Hope Forest, and Inter-Faith’s emergency shelter program. Caroline works with these families to reach their goals and obtain resources related to their needs. She previously worked for four years in Bucks County as a Mental Health Case Worker. She has her degree in Counseling and Human Services and Theology/Religious Studies from The University of Scranton.
As the Education Coordinator, Tiffany facilitates educational classes to enhance the lives of the families in the housing programs. The educational classes are offered weekly in group as well as private sessions. During the classes important information and activities are offered on an array of topics including Parenting Skills, Employment, Finance Literacy, Communication and Nutrition. Tiffany has over ten years of social service and facilitation experience which spans various populations and demographics. She has gained experience and knowledge throughout the Tri-State area as a Director of Social Services, Case Manager, Neurorehabilitation Specialist and Family Resource Specialist. Currently, she holds certificates in Traumatic Brain Injuries and Financial Literacy. Tiffany has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Temple University.
As the Community Resource Manager, Sue connects community members to meaningful volunteer work that capitalizes on their skills and passions, oversees the volunteer program, and utilizes community resources that will sustain Inter-Faith’s programming. Sue has a bachelor’s degree in social work from Juniata College. She has ten years’ experience in housing and volunteer coordination as the Program Director of Interfaith Hospitality Network at Keystone Opportunity Center in Souderton. At Keystone Sue expanded the Network to add volunteer congregations in the Upper Bucks region; helped implement the Your Way Home Program and the Bucks County Housing Link; and executed the first Point-In-Time homeless counts in Bucks County, which resulted in more Code Blue Shelters.
As the Interim Food Cupboard Manager, Deborah coordinates the volunteer staff, organizes food drives, maintains donor relations, and keeps track of clients and general statistics. Deborah began her service at Inter-Faith as Office Manager. She brings with her a passion for community service and a background in marketing and communications. Before joining Inter-Faith, Deborah utilized her technical, organizational, and research skills as an enthusiastic community volunteer in the Upper Dublin School District.
Renae joined Inter-Faith in 2020 as Program Coordinator, assisting with the food cupboard’s volunteers and delegation, operational processes, and data management. She has six years of progressive experience supporting regional nonprofits, following a corporate career in retail pre-production management.
Anne has been working with Inter-Faith part-time since September 2014 as our Bookkeeper. Before coming on board as a staff member, Anne volunteered for Inter-Faith through her church during the month that they host families in our emergency shelter or Interfaith Hospitality Network. Anne also works part-time as the Bookkeeper for Mattie Dixon Community Cupboard here in Ambler.
Catherine joined Inter-Faith in 2016. As Development Coordinator, she is responsible for event planning, management of Inter-Faith’s website and CRM system, contributions to social media accounts and the monthly newsletter, and donor appeals and other mailings. She has more than 10 years of experience in nonprofit development and administration.
Debbie joined Inter-Faith in November 2020 in the role of Office Manager. She provides administrative support for the staff and Board of Directors, along with managing the functions of the office. In addition to her administrative and organizational skills, she leverages her technical skills gained from a lengthy career as a Program Manager with a large technology company. She also serves as a Trustee and leads the Technology Ministry at her church.
Wally Bolaji, 215.628.2334
Social Work Intern
Wally, a student at Gwynedd Mercy University, began his internship with us in January 2020. His focus has been working with the children in our programs. Last summer he ran a summer science camp, and now he heads up Lei’s Learning Lab, which provides students assistance and support with distance learning during the school day.