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Volunteer Service Board
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Volunteer Service Board logoVolunteer Service Board of Berks Heim
The Volunteer Service Board of Berks Heim:
  • Provides volunteer workers for Berks Heim;
  • Encourages all community organizations to participate in the volunteer program;
  • Cooperates with the Director of Volunteers, Director of Activities, Administrator and County Commissioners, to provide financial support and recognition of volunteer efforts within Berks Heim;
  • Provides financial support for resident needs through fundraising efforts held in conjunction with Berks Heim.
Excerpts from the Volunteer Service Board Bylaws:
  • Regular meetings shall be held the third Monday of every month except June, July, and December, unless otherwise ordered by the Board.
  • The elected officers and the Immediate Past Chairman shall comprise the Executive Committee.
  • The following standing committees shall be appointed by the Chairman: Auditing, Annual Festival, and Membership.
  • Such other committees, standing or special shall be appointed by the Chairman as the Board shall from time to time deem necessary to carry on the work of the Board.

Volunteer Service Board Members picture

Dorsey Derr, Chairman, BC Fed. of Woman's Clubs
Toni A. Brooks, Vice Chairman, Family Get-Together
Sandy Manbeck, Co-Treasurer, Berks County Farm Women
Harriett Ziegenfuss, Co-Treasurer, BC Fed. of Woman's Clubs
Brenda Stein, Secretary, Individual Volunteer
Lillian Bucks, BC Farm Women
Janet Faust, BC Fed. of Woman’s Clubs
Denice Fulmer, Individual Volunteer
Erma Gerberich, Individual – Quilter
Diane Leeds, Individual Volunteer
Paul Miller, BC Pamona Grange
Dorothy Miller, BC Pamonma Grange
Grace Reber, St. Thomas Church
Gail Scott, Family Get-Together
Priscilla Steger, St. Ignatius RC Church
Eleanor Shaner, Individual Volunteer
Mattie Stevens, Zion Baptist Church
Lorrie Wesner, BC Pomona Grange
Berks Heim Representatives:
Ann M. Gilmer, Director of Volunteers & Clerical Services
Terence J. Brennan, Administrator