Berks Connections/Pretrial Services Team Members

Co-Executive Directors

Nicole Schnovel

Management Members

Denise Myer, Finance Manager

Christine Guistwite, Reentry Director
Jason Mensch, R3 Program Director

Jessica Nunez, Reentry Services Director

Vanessa Starr, Development Director

Patty Bell, SHRM-CP, HR Director

Erin BrownDeputy Pretrial Director

Team Members


Kathleen Stone, Employment Development Specialist

Lori Stoudt, Apprenticeship Liaison



Kathy Galtere, Human Resource Assistant 

Elith Moscoso, Receptionist


Julia Ganter, Community Outreach Coordinator


Brianna Perez, Pretrial Officer

Genesis Munoz Arias,  Bilingual Pretrial Officer


Chad Moyer, Lead Reentry Coordinator

Erinn Smidga, Reentry Coordinator

Maria Gonzalez Lara, Reentry Coordinator

Lindsey Aukamp, Reentry Coordinator 

Andrew Cochrane, Reentry Coordinator- Treatment Court

Taylor Cipolla, Reentry Case Manager

Michelle Tomczak, WIP Case Manager


Logan Albrecht, R3 Prep YA Case Manager

Ashley Mcgee, R3 Case Manager

Michelle Little, R3 Case Manager

Briana Chery, R3 Prep Adult Case Manager

Casey Schmidt, R3 Prep YA Mentor

Mike Keiser, R3 Job Site Instructor

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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of BCPS represents a broad cross section of the community and provides the organization with a wide variety of skills and expertise. These elected community volunteers donate their time to govern the policies and finances of the organization. The Board provides organizational and fiscal oversight and guidance and works with the professional staff to ensure adherence to and direction of BCPS's mission.

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Thomas Rentschler, Esq.


Brian Pinto, CFRE

Vice President 

Larry Snow


Abhi Amatya

Sharon Mast

Samir Naber

Karissa Rodriguez, Esq.

Yamil Sanchez Rivera Ed. D.

Jeannie Savage

Alexia Pursley 


Matt Spezialetti, CFA, CFP

Peter Terranova

Ronald Velez