Meet the ICN Team
Dave has over 43 years of experience in the behavioral health field. He is the Case Management Director at Central Behavioral Health which serves the Norristown and Abington Regions of Montgomery County PA. The Case Management Department provides support to children, transitional age youth, adults, and older adults. He is the current board president of the Interagency Council of Norristown, a board member of the National Association of Case Management, and a member of the College of Education & Human Services Advisory Board at Shippensburg University.
ICN Board President
Jim has over 20 years of experience in the health and human service field. He is the Administrator of the Office of Integrative Services for the Health and Human Service Department of Montgomery County. Prior to this, he worked at the Early Learning Resource Center, formerly the CCIS, helping low income families obtain child care services. He is the board Vice President of the Interagency Council of Norristown and a chair on the Montgomery County Multi-Faith Coalition, a multi-sectoral coalition acting as a convener of faith based organizations, community service providers, and local government to collaborate and share resources for the betterment of the residents we serve.
ICN Board Vice President
Meredith, from Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services is ICN’s Board Secretary. She holds a Bachelor’s in Sociology from Temple University and a Master’s in Public Health from Drexel University. Her favorite motto is “Leave the world better than you found it.” While away from work, she loves to spend time with her husband and friends by exploring Montgomery County and Philadelphia.
ICN Board Secretary
Susan Edgren is the Enrollment Specialist at Mercy Life of Pennsylvania. She has worked in the social work/human service field for most of her career advocating for senior adults, children, and the homeless. Susan earned a B.A. in Sociology from Susquehanna University and an Master’s Degree in Human Service Administration from Villanova University. Susan lives with her husband and one of her two daughters, two dogs and a cockatiel. She enjoys gardening, bird watching and leading her Girl Scout Troops.
ICN Board Treasurer
Candy graduated from Eastern University. Candy has a bachelor’s degree in Special, Elementary and Early Childhood Education along with a minor in Psychology and graduate work in Early Intervention Services and Ministerial Studies. She has over 40 years of family and professional experience in disability and church ministry.
Candy also served for seven years as the Pastor to Children and their families at Immanuel Church building an inclusive environment where everyone was welcomed. Candy facilitates several support groups for Moms and Parents through her local church. Her vision is to provide a safe place for parents of children or adults with special needs to share their pain, loss, frustrations, joy, successes, and to find hope & encouragement. Candy also worked at Joni and Friends for eight years. During that time, The Irresistible Book series was created, a free resource to help communities embrace individuals with disabilities (12 titles). Candy was the contributing author in the Doing Life Together book. On a lovely day you can find Candy out gardening, walking with their rescue dogs or reading.
Melanie, from BeauMonde Originals is ICN's social media manager and website update guru. She is also a wedding and portrait photographer, with a BFA in Photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She's been photographing professionally and managing online content for 8 years. Her favorite thing in the world is enjoying nice warm weather, and she always strives to find the beauty in things. She loves working from home so she can also spend time with her kids and cats.
ICN Social Media & Web Consultant
ICN Board of Directors
Carla is currently the County Program Director for Share Food Program. In this role her focus is on Food Justice. She is responsible for a network of Pantrys receiving both government foods and donations. She obtained her Nursing Degree in 1994. She has 20 plus years in the healthcare industry and the last 15 years as a human service professional. She is a strong advocate and mentor for survivors of violence (domestic violence and sex trafficking). Carla is the Executive Director of the Montgomery County Anti-trafficking Coalition, a Laurel House board member and serves on the Cabrini College Domestic Violence Advisory Board. When she’s not working she enjoys spending time with her family, preferably at a warm southern beach, and if she can’t get to the beach, you can likely find her warming up with a blanket and a good book.