JoAnn Luttman (BS) began her professional career working in
non-profit positions after earning her B.S.in Sociology with a minor in Religion
and Philosophy. She has years of experience
working with addicts, molested children, homeless, MH/MR, sex offenders,
poverty-stricken families, those struggling with major medical disorders,
battered women, those with crisis pregnancies, adult victims of domestic
violence and child abuse, felony offenders, and more. She’s advocated for
animals, the environment, social justice, and the rights of any person who has
been the victim of bigotry, injustice, and cruelty. She believes in changing our own, individual
communities and those around the world.
JoAnn has taken up the flag for victims of female genital mutilation,
human trafficking, those with physical and/or mental disabilities, and
individuals that are mistreated, discounted, ignored, forgotten, and maligned. She’s
managed programs and staff, balancing the needs of the community with the
resources of the organization. JoAnn has
worked in administration, writing and distributing press releases for upcoming
fundraisers and screening and hiring applicants for new positions. She has written grants, been awarded grants,
then administered the grants, reporting back and ensuring compliance. At the
core of every project she undertakes is a belief, a value in the mission of the
program and of the organization itself.
Linda Zavadil (BA, MA) is a business management professional who has directed and supervised both large and small organizations in finance, human resources, customer relations, and recruitment for over 20 years. After completing her MA in Organizational Psychology at Columbia University, Teachers College, she went on to manage mutli-million dollar budgets, mediate and train a variety of personnel issues, and developed and implemented policies, presentations and training for organizational managers and employees. She has a great understanding of how all parts of any business (accounting, finance, human resources, marketing, sales, customer service) must all work together in order to increase the company's bottom line.