Board of Directors
Ed Donahue MA, ICCDP-D
Ed is a healthcare professional and college professor and has been working in the substance abuse and mental health field for the past 20 years as a clinician, care/case manager, and clinical director/supervisor. Ed also is a consultant for a 72-bed recovery house organization and teaches at two local universities and one community college.
Ed has worked in the healthcare field at all levels, both as a leader and teacher in the inpatient level of care and the outpatient level of care. Ed is currently part of the Crisis Intervention Taskforce (CIT), a crisis intervention and jail diversion program, working with police officers and first responders to educate them in working with individuals who may have a substance use disorder and/or mental health challenge.
Jonathan is finishing up his Psychology Degree from Immaculata University and is looking forward to working with those who struggle with Mental Health. Jonathan was Medically Retired from the United States Army in 2013 after serving close to 9 years and has been actively involved with helping veterans since then.
Since getting out of the Army, Jonathan has also been actively involved in the PA Veterans of Foreign Wars and is finishing up his final year as a District Commander for Montgomery County. Previously he was an Executive Director for a Veterans non-profit before leaving to work with an organization that focuses more on Crisis Intervention for Veterans. Jonathan volunteers for Operation Ward 57 as the back up to their Crisis Hotline and has the opportunity to talk to Veterans and their families during some dark moments in their lives.
Jonathan currently resides with his wife Lauren in Harleysville.
Daniel is an Implementation Specialist for a regional distributor. He works to implement and enhance new processes in a distribution center setting. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bob Jones University and a Six Sigma Green Belt from Villanova University. In the past, he has held various positions in operations management including Branch Manager, Operations Supervisor, and Director of Business Administration. He enjoys mountain biking and playing tennis in his spare time.
Rhonda is a Branch Manager of Univest. Rhonda leads the teams for delivery of services to the customers. Rhonda previously worked with National Penn and at Willow Grove Joint Reserve Base Child Development Center as a preschool teacher.
Rhonda also serves on the Pennridge Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and participates widely on Chamber committees and activities. She is also a committee member for Penn Foundation annual event planning.
Rhonda has spent the last 27 years married to her husband, who recently retired from the U.S. Air Force. She is the mother of two children and enjoys spending time with her two grandchildren. She currently resides in Red Hill Pennsylvania.
David started his education in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, graduating from Germantown High School and completing his undergraduate degree at Cheyney University in Industrial Education specializing in electronics. After teaching for a while in the Philadelphia School District, he went to work in private industry doing a stint at Texas Instruments and the Xerox Company.
Feeling the need to serve his country, David enlisted in the United States Army and served two tours as a Behavioral Specialist with the 82nd Airborne. While in the Army, he was the noncommissioned officer in charge of Division Mental Health at Fort Bragg and served as the mental health, drug and alcohol coordinator for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in the Middle East and Granada.
Upon his discharge, David took a position at Northwest Community Services serving as a mental health emergency intake specialist. He completed his master’s in counseling psychology at Chestnut Hill College and continued to work in mental health and substance abuse field for over forty years at the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Hospital, Impact Services, Warren E Smith Centers and finally at Gaudenzia Incorporated where he retired as Division Director of Chester County Outpatient Programs.
Joyce B. Harding RN, PCA, FCN
Joyce has an exceptional background as a healthcare professional, community services and support systems provider and a parent of two (2) children with multiple challenges. As a Registered Nurse, Joyce has held management positions in both acute care and rehabilitation facilities. As Director of Nursing at Penn Foundation, she worked closely with people who have a dual diagnosis.
Joyce has an extensive background in working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. In order to help other families, Joyce founded and developed Sharing and Caring of Bucks County and The Coffeehouse Center of Bucks County. Each entity worked with members and their families in providing community-based support on a client centric model.
Previously, Joyce was the Chairperson for Mental Health Awareness month working with Brooke Glen Hospital in delivering an outreach program for the celebration of the gifts and arts of individuals with mental health challenges. She was a Board member for NAMI of Bucks County for three years.
William A. Holt
William (Bill) Holt is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia with a BA Degree majoring in Psychology and minoring in Sociology. Bill obtained his Master’s Degree in Social Work from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work & Social Research majoring in case work and social services administration. Bill has received certification as a Drug & Alcohol Specialist and Equal Opportunity Specialist from the U.S. Air Force. He served 30 years in the military retiring as a Master Sergeant in 2005. Bill was employed for 12 years as the Philadelphia Division Director of Behavioral Health at Horizon House leaving that position in 2014; prior to that he worked for 15 years as the Senior Forensic Specialist & Director of Forensic Aftercare for the Philadelphia Office of Mental Health; 8.5 years as the Mental Health Specialist for the U.S. Probation Office; 2 years as the Director of Children’s Services at Transitional Residence Independence Service in New Jersey and 6.5 years as the Senior therapist at the ACT drug treatment program. Bill has also worked in various county, state & federal correctional institutions in full time and/or part time positions during his career. Since 1999 Bill has been an Adjunct Professor in the Behavioral Health Counseling & Family Therapy Program at Drexel University and since 2005 he has been an Adjunct Professor at St. Joseph’s University in the Masters Degree Program in Criminal Justice.
Macy is an Associate at Wisler Pearlstine, LLP in their Education Law practice group. Macy represents public school districts, charter schools, and other educational entities, with a focus on special education law.
Macy is a member of the Pennsylvania, Montgomery, and Bucks County Bar Associations and the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She received her law degree in 2018 from Syracuse University College of Law, where she also earned a Certificate of Advanced Study in Disability Law and Policy. While attending law school, Macy served as a student attorney at the Disability Rights Clinic, providing indigent clients with free legal services. Throughout her time at Syracuse, Macy was a senior member of the School’s nationally renowned Moot Court Honors Society and was recognized in intra-school competitions for her oral advocacy and legal writing abilities. Prior to embarking on her legal career, she earned her undergraduate degree in Education and Public Policy, with minors in Sociology and Women’s Studies, from Pennsylvania State University in 2015. Macy enjoys traveling and has visited over 17 foreign countries.
Barbara enjoyed being a stay-at-home mom when her boys were young. As they went off to school Barbara did too; working for Quakertown Christian School for 19 years. While working, Barbara continued her studies and now has her MA in Counseling. Having a son who struggled with depression and substance abuse who took his life in 2011, Barbara has a deep desire to see people maintain hope and be healthy in spirit, soul, mind, and body. She is grateful her youngest son has been in recovery for over six years and is proud of him and his sobriety.
Barbara currently works at East Rockhill Elementary School. She attends Morning Star Fellowship in Quakertown, where she has served in various capacities for over 13 years. Barbara has been married to Jim for 31 years and enjoys spending time with him, her son and daughter-in-law.
Having graduated from Eastern University with a degree in Accounting, Martha worked at a CPA firm in Southampton for 10 years, then set up her own small Accounting and Tax practice. Martha was the Fiscal Director at a non-profit in Norristown for several years and is now semi-retired.
Martha was raised on a farm not far from Voice and Vision’s Warminster office, and now lives in Upper Bucks County. As the mother of four children, and grandmother of twelve, Martha has had experience dealing with issues including ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and mental health Issues. Friends and connecting with the right people have been most valuable through life and for dealing with various trials in life. Martha believes everyone has a purpose and has a special gift to be shared to make the world a better place.