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    Staff Contact Information

    Executive Council

     

    Dennis Marion, Deputy Secretary
    Office of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
    P. O. Box 2675
    Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675
    OMHSAS Receptionist: 717-787-6443

    Responsible for administering all state-funded behavioral health services ranging from community to hospital programs. Focuses the OMHSAS effort on recovery from serious mental and emotional illnesses through community-based services. These services are designed to allow children, adolescents, and adults to break the cycle of repeated hospitalization or residential admissions.

    Phil Mader, Director,
    Bureau of Community and Hospital Operations

    P.O. Box 2675
    Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675

    Responsible for implementing and monitoring the community-based services and the unified service system initiative through collaboration with the county administrative offices. Also responsible for overseeing and directing the effective and efficient operations of the Commonwealth-operated psychiatric hospitals (state mental hospitals) and South Mountain Restoration Center.

    Kathryn Jacobs, Director
    Bureau of Financial Management and Administration

    P.O. Box 2675
    Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675

    Responsible for budget development / monitoring of the community mental health program, HealthChoices behavioral health program, state mental hospitals, and OMHSAS headquarters operations. Also responsible for human resources, business partner data support, Internet communications, procurement, telecommunications, Medicaid financial support and review, and Mental Health Community Support Services.

    Lynn Patrone, Executive Assistant to the Deputy Secretary
    P.O. Box 2675
    Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675

    Assists the Deputy with internal executive activities of the office, including personnel, policy and program functions; development of reports and briefing materials; and project management. Serves as OMHSAS liaison to outside entities. Serves as liaison on legislative issues and requests. Represents Deputy on stakeholder activities working to promote recovery and resiliency based collaborations. Oversees and serves as lead for the OMHSAS Mental Health Planning Council.

    Stan Mrozowski, Director
    Bureau of Children’s Behavioral Health Services
    P.O. Box 2675
    Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675

    Responsible for the policy, program, and operations of the Children’s Behavioral Health delivery system. The Bureau of Children's Services promotes the emotional well-being of children and ensures that children with emotional disorders live, learn, work, and thrive in their communities.

    Dale Adair, Acting Medical Director
    P.O. Box 2675
    Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675

    Serves as Chief Medical Officer for the state mental hospital system and as Chief Clinical Officer with oversight of the HealthChoices program. HealthChoices is a managed care program currently covering more than 70% of the medical assistance enrollees across the Commonwealth. The Medical Director leads quality assurance activities and directs clinical programming by implementing "best practices" in clinical psychiatry and addiction treatment for the hospitals.

    Ellen DiDomenico, Director
    Bureau of Policy & Program Development

    P.O. Box 2675
    Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675

    Responsible for performing a full range of planning and developmental functions. This includes managed care design and development, service system design and development, policy and program development, state and county planning, and human resource development within OMHSAS.

    Valerie Vicari, Director
    Division of Western Operations
    Piatt Place
    301 Fifth Avenue, Room 480
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
     and
    P.O. Box 2675
    Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675

    Responsible for oversight of mental health and drug and alcohol services in 47 western region counties. Directs the operations of the Harrisburg and Pittsburgh Field Offices. Offices are responsible for licensure, county plan review, HealthChoices oversight, and day-to-day county government interface.

    Steven Remillard, Director
    Bureau of Quality, Data and Clinical Review

    P.O. Box 2675
    Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675

    Responsible for the development, oversight, and direction of the quality management program. Also responsible for associated data management and data reporting functions. The Quality Management program provides the framework for OMHSAS to assess and improve the quality of publicly-funded behavioral health administrative services, clinical systems, and clinical care. Oversees management and execution of Medicaid provider functions and PROMISe system for behavioral health services. Oversees operation of Medicaid Fee for Service (FFS) authorization processes.

    Julie Barley, Acting Director
    Division of Eastern Operations
    P.O. Box 2675
    Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675

    Responsible for oversight of mental health and drug and alcohol services in 20 eastern region counties. Directs the operations of the Scranton and Norristown Field Offices. Field Offices are responsible for licensure, county plan review, HealthChoices oversight, and day-to-day county government interface.

     

    Field Office Managers

    Thomasina Bouknight, Community Program Manager
    Southeast Field Office

    1001 Sterigere Street
    Norristown, PA 19401

    Manages the Southeast Field Office in Norristown. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, oversight of 5 counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania (Montgomery, Delaware, Bucks, Chester and Philadelphia). This field office handles the licensure of mental health programs and collaboration with Norristown State Hospital.

    Leigh Ann Ksiazek, Community Program Manager
    Scranton Field Office

    100 Lackawanna Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18503

    Manages the Scranton Field Office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, oversight of 15 counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The 15 counties served by the Scranton Field Office are Berks, Bradford, Carbon, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Schuylkill, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, and Wyoming. This field office handles the licensure of mental health programs and collaboration with Clarks Summit, Danville and Wernersville State Hospitals.

    Audra Dudek, Community Program Manager
    Pittsburgh Field Office

    Piatt Place
    301 Fifth Avenue, Room 480
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222

    Manages the Pittsburgh Field Office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, oversight of 23 counties in Western Pennsylvania. The 23 counties served by the Pittsburgh Field Office are Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Elk, Erie, Fayette,Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Venango, Warren, Washington, and Westmoreland. This field office handles the licensure of mental health programs and collaboration with Warren and Torrence State Hospitals.

    Jason de Manincor, Community Program Manager
    Harrisburg Field Office

    P.O. Box 2675
    Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675

    Manages the Harrisburg Field Office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, oversight of 24 counties in Central Pennsylvania. The 24 counties served by the Harrisburg Field Office are Adams, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, Somerset, Union, and York. This field office handles the licensure of mental health programs and collaboration with Danville, Torrance and Wernersville State Hospitals.

    State Hospital CEOs

    Andrea Kepler, CEO
    Wernersville State Hospital

    P. O. Box 300
    Wernersville, PA 19565

    Andrea is the former Chief Social Rehabilitation Executive of Harrisburg State Hospital (HSH)and led the Community Resource Team, which was developed to support individuals affected by the closure of HSH. As CEO she is responsible for the 24 hour treatment of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, who have been court committed from Adams, Berks, Lancaster, York, and Lebanon Counties

    CEO
    Norristown State Hospital

    1001 Sterigere Street
    Norristown , PA 19401

    This Chief Executive Officer has responsibility for the 24 hour treatment of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Administers a large residential facility in the Southeast region of Pennsylvania.

    Edna I. McCutcheon, CEO
    Torrance State Hospital

    P.O. Box 111
    Torrance, PA 15779

    Edna was appointed as CEO in July 2004, twenty-three years after starting at Torrance State Hospital (TSH) as a Social Worker 1. Subsequent positions at TSH included Social Work Supervisor, Social Work Director, and Chief of Social and Rehabilitative Services. With a capacity of 233, the hospital provides recovery-focused inpatient services for individuals from 10 counties in Southwestern Pennsylvania (Armstrong, Indiana, Blair, Butler, Bedford, Somerset, Cambria, Fayette, Westmoreland and 6 townships in Allegheny). TSH also operates the Sexual Responsibility and Treatment Program (SRTP) for the entire Commonwealth.

    Theresa Long,  CEO
    Danville State Hospital
    200 State Hospital Drive
    Danville, PA 17821

    Provides leadership, organization, coordination, and direction of all facility services for this 185 bed inpatient state psychiatric hospital in North Central Pennsylvania.
     

    Monica Bradbury, CEO
    Clarks Summit State Hospital

    1451 Hillside Drive
    Clarks Summit, PA 18411

    Has been a CEO since 2010. Provides leadership, organization, and direction of all facility services for the 226 bed inpatient state psychiatric hospital. The hospital is nine miles from Scranton and serves 11 counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

    Charlotte Uber, CEO
    Warren State Hospital
    North Warren, PA 16365

    Provides leadership, coordination, and direction to an organization which facilitates and supports the recovery process for individuals with severe mental illness. WaSH serves 13 counties in Northwestern Pennsylvania.
     

    Constance Swan, CEO
    South Mountain Restoration Center
    10058 South Mountain Road
    South Mountain, PA 17261

    As the Chief Executive Officer at South Mountain Restoration Center, she is charged with the general administration of the facility, a long term care facility committed to providing the highest quality of care for its residents in a safe, supportive environment with the goal of maximizing their potential.