Board of Directors

Stairways Board of Directors

The Stairways Behavioral Health Board of Directors was awarded the first-ever Charles H. Bracken Excellence in Nonprofit Governance Award by The Erie Community Foundation and The Center for Nonprofit Services. 

Stairways Board was chosen based its leadership, organizational mission, conscientious recruitment of new board members, attention to policy and planning, participation in fundraising, maintaining a professionally and demographically diverse board, effective governance practices and responsible fiscal management. 


2015 – 2016 Board of Directors 

Kurt Hersch, Chair
Gregory LaRocca, Treasurer
Mary Ellen Dahlkemper, Secretary
Kate Bender
Kristine Nelson, D.C, Past Chair
Ernest J. DiSantis
Richard Esch
Andrea Hoffman, M.S.N., R.N., C.N.A.
Dominick Sisinni
Dr. Douglas Grisier

David E. Holland, Esq.
William Kennedy
Craig Hartburg 
Kerry Schwab
Brandon Seiber
Thomas Tredway
James P. Renshaw
Dr. R. Anthony Snow, M.D.
Richard Seager, President
Robin Dowling, Executive Director




"Stairways helped me to work on recovery, one step at a time." -Ron S

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