Allegheny Children's Initiative, Inc.

Allegheny Children's Initiative Board of Directors

James Plake

PFQ Parent Board Chairperson, Allegheny Children's Initiative Board Chairperson

Jim also chairs the Allegheny Children's Initiative Board. Mr. Plake is the former Executive Vice President and CFO for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  

Karen Bray, RN, MSN

PFQ Parent Board Member, Allegheny Children's Initiative Board Vice Chairperson

Karen leads the patient care team at Washington Health System. She provides leadership in developing hospital-wide patient care programs and collaborates with members of the Medical Staff to identify patient care needs to ensure that systems and processes optimize patient safety and enhance patient, staff and physician satisfaction.

Karen is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders. She has extensive experience in the fields of Critical Care and Nursing Management and has lectured and published in both of those fields. Karen holds a BSN from the University of Pittsburgh and M.S. in Nursing Administration and Nursing Education.

Karen previously served as VP of Patient Care Services at Grove City Medical Center and Ohio Valley General Hospital.

Allison Levy-Drake

Allegheny Children's Initiative Board Secretary/Treasurer

Allison is a Learning Support Educator in the Baldwin-Whitehall School District

Ted Cataldi

Allegheny Children's Initiative Board Member

Ted is President of Service First Properties.

David Dietrich

Allegheny Children's Initiative Board Member

David is Principal, At Home Senior Services

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