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Volunteer Service Board

Volunteer Service Board

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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

Christie Kennedy, Administrator