Feast of Justice Board of Directors
Cheryl is a life-long resident of Northeast Philadelphia and a member and congregational Deacon at Redemption Lutheran Church. After co-founding a local youth non-profit called Rhawnhurst Turning Point, she now works as the Chief of Staff at Philadelphia Academies, Inc., a 50-year old non-profit bringing career connected education to underserved students.
Outside of work she enjoys traveling with her husband, binge watching Netflix, and participating in triathlons.
Carolyn is employed as a Project Coordinator with an international company which manufactures and installs automated doors. She has previous work experience as an Operations Manager, Regional Trainer and Sales Manager.
In her free time, Carolyn enjoys reading, spending time with friends and family, baking, sewing and cheering on the Philadelphia sports teams. Carolyn has a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education from Shippensburg University and is a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Northeast Philadelphia.
For the past six years, Marc served as the Chief of Staff for Pennsylvania State Representative, John J. Taylor. He spearheaded efforts to take blighted, vacant properties and return them to productive use. The most gratifying aspect, of his job was being able to help over 70,000 constituents, spanning throughout five (5) different neighborhoods.
A lifelong Pennsylvanian, he is a 1986 graduate of George Washington High School. he received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Temple University, as well as earned a degree of Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law in 1993.
Rev. Sandra Brown
For 30 years, Rev. Brown has served as pastor of congregations in North and Northeast Philadelphia, and currently is the pastor of Peace Lutheran Church in Bensalem. She has volunteered with The Maternity Care Coalition, Philadelphians Organized to Witness, Empower, and Rebuild (POWER), and numerous other community organizations. She has also served on various committees of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, including Social Ministry, Worship, Committee of Deans, Synod Council.
Marie is the liaison between St. John's and Feast of Justice. Marie is a Budget Officer for the City of Philadelphia. She is very active in the ministries at St. John's as a Councill member, Sunday School & Confirmation teacher, Choir member and several other ministries.