Senior Management

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Corrine Dietrich - Independent Living Director
Corrine Dietrich is the Independent Living Director for Abilities in Motion. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences from University of Maryland University College, and has worked in the disability community for over 12 years, including working as Board Treasurer for the National Employment Network Association.  Corrine works within the framework of the Independent Living philosophy and helps each and every person strive to reach the level of independence they choose.

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Jaclyn Nagle – Youth Transition Program Manager
Jaclyn Nagle has been with Abilities in Motion for over 17 years and has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. She has worked with youth as they transition from school to adulthood since 2005.  Jaclyn enjoys providing youth with the skills and services they need to obtain and maintain the level of independence they desire within the community.

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John Mikatavage - Agency with Choice Director
John Mikatavage has been the Director of Agency with Choice since December, 2014.  He has dedicated his 35+ year career to working for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  John was also Vice President of Wood-To-Wonderful, a private nonprofit agency serving people in need, for over 7 years.  He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University.

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Julie Skovera - Director of Long Term Supports & Services

Julie has been working in social services for over 20 years. She started with Abilities in Motion in 2010 in the Service Coordination Department.  Julie worked in the Service Coordination Department for five years as a Supervisor when she was selected to head AIM's Nursing Home Transition (NHT) Department.  After three years in NHT, Julie was offered her current position of Director of Long Term Services and Supports.  Julie earned a BS in Psychology from Clarion University, and holds Case Management Certification from the Commission for Case Manager Certification.  Julie’s past work experience has always included working for people of all ages who have disabilities.  “It’s what I’ve always wanted to do!”

 

 

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Matthew Lawson – Information Technology Manager
Matthew Lawson is the IT Manager for Abilities In Motion. He has seven years of experience in the field of Information Technology, an Associate Degree in Business Management from Reading Area Community College and has completed the Cisco A+ certificate training at the Schmidt Training and Technology Center.  Matt is responsible for keeping the computers running smoothly and the data secure at Abilities in Motion. He also helps AIM to adapt to changes in the global technology environment and ensures we are technologically positioned to handle current and future growth.

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Julie Werner - Nurse

Julie graduated from Reading Area Community College as an RN and is taking classes at Drexel University.  She has certifications in Oncology, IV therapy, Advanced Life Support, EKG, and heart-saver first aid.   She has been a nurse for 20 years and is involved in several community outreach programs including, Mary’s Shelter, Safe Berks, Mercy Crisis Center, Oncore Berks, BP checks at Phoebe Village, and the Animal Rescue League.

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Julie Sweitzer - Community Relations Manager (Grants & Fundraising)
Julie Sweitzer is a Community Relations Manager focusing on fundraising efforts and resource development for Abilities in Motion. Julie’s career has been dedicated to helping nonprofit organizations succeed. She has more than a dozen years of experience working in various capacities for nonprofits throughout the country. As a grant writer, she developed winning proposals for a wide variety of large and small organizations, including community agencies, museums, educational institutions, providers of health and human services, and local governments. She holds degrees in philosophy and art history.

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Jonathan Heintzman – Community Relations Manager (Community Relations)
Jonathan is in charge of the outward image and brand of Abilities in Motion.  His efforts focus on spreading the mission and philosophy of AIM and Independent Living to as wide an audience as possible.  Jonathan provides management and oversight of the agency’s website, print and electronic information, social media management, and public, community, and media relations.  He has been the voice and face of several non-profit healthcare, education, and human services institutions during his 20-year career.  He is a graduate of Penn State with a BA in Journalism.

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Shelly Eller – Assistant Controller
Shelly has worked for AIM in the Fiscal Management Services Department since 2007.  She started in Consumer Services and moved onto Payroll and Tax Reporting.  She has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Certified Payroll Professional credentials from the American Payroll Association. Shelly also serves on several AIM committees, including the FMS steering committee, ADA and Consumer Social Committee, and the Safety Committee.  She also volunteers with Berks Encore on the VITA Program.