Philadelphia, PA - Action Wellness is excited to announce their newly elected Board of Directors officers. On Monday, June 18, 2018, the Action Wellness Board of Directors elected Rochelle Laws as President, Jeff Alexander as Vice President, Frank Pittner as Treasurer, and Whitney Strickland as Secretary. Each newly elected officer is dedicated to the mission of Action Wellness to serve those living with HIV and other chronic illness in the Greater Philadelphia area who are in need of medical, vocational, educational, and family services.
Rochelle Laws is the newly elected President of the Board of Directors. Ms. Laws has served as a member of the Action Wellness Board of Directors for four years. She previously served as Secretary of the Board. Ms. Laws enjoys participating in the organization’s annual Volunteer Appreciation event and supporting Dining Out For Life, Action Wellness’ largest fundraiser. She has also served as an Action Wellness volunteer Buddy for 17 years and enjoys supporting the clients at the agency. Ms. Laws is Senior Counsel in the Legal Department at TD Bank.
Jeffrey Alexander is Vice President of the Board of Directors for Action Wellness. He is a staunch advocate for AIDS education and prevention and believes that Action Wellness offers a great support system for those who live with HIV and other chronic illnesses in the Philadelphia area. Mr. Alexander has served as an Action Wellness Buddy for 15 years. Mr. Alexander works as the AVP, Sales and Operations Development Training Manager of Beneficial Bank.
Frank Pittner is the Treasurer of the Board of Directors for Action Wellness. He has served as a member of the Action Wellness Board for the past 6 years and has been a volunteer for the organization for more than 15 years. Mr. Pittner believes the Action Wellness family of clients, volunteers, management, staff, and supporters is a diverse group of people who promote the importance of a caring community that helps those with practical needs in a friendly and dignified manner. He is currently employed with Chubb Insurance, USA where he serves as an AVP in their Global Casualty Division.
Whitney Strickland is the new Secretary for Action Wellness and has served as a member of the Board for more than four years and as a volunteer Buddy for seven years. Ms. Strickland has a longstanding interest in the field of HIV/AIDS and her support of Action Wellness also serves as a means for her to learn more about the illness, advances in preventative and treatment measures, as well as community resources. Her experience as a Social Worker at Temple University Hospital makes her an excellent addition to the Action Wellness Board of Directors.