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About BIAPA

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What We Do

VISION

The Vision of the Brain Injury Association is a world in which people with brain injuries are leading fulfilling lives, participating in their communities.

MISSION

The Mission of the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania is to foster a community of education, advocacy, supports, and research to maximize the quality of life for those with brain injuries and their families.

Pennsylvania's affiliate of the Brain Injury Association of America, BIAPA is directed by a group of committed volunteers and a staff of part-time professionals.

BIAPA History

The Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania was formed in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) membership organization with a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors. The Association's mission is to prevent brain injury and improve the quality of life for people who have experienced brain injury and their family members through support, education, advocacy, and research.

The work of the Association is accomplished through paid professional staff and hundreds of volunteers. BIAPA is the official Pennsylvania state chartered affiliate of the Brain Injury Association of America. The official registration and financial information of the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania, Inc., may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.

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Our People

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OFFICERS
President - Ann Marie McLaughlin
Past President - Daniel Keating (deceased 2019)
1st VP - Madeline DiPasquale
2nd VP - Damon Slepian
3rd VP - Candace Gantt
Secretary - Drew Nagele
Treasurer - Anne Sears

DIRECTORS
Anthony Baratta
Nicole Bingaman
Pat Kautz
David Long
Michael Miller
Jennifer Prins
Madelaine Sayko
Amy Szalinski
Padraig Tangney
David L. Woloshin
Tracy Yatsko

STAFF

Director of Programs
Monica J. Vaccaro
vaccaro@biapa.org
215-718-5052

School Re-Entry Coordinator
Brenda Eagan Brown
eaganbrown@biapa.org
724-944-6542

Administrator
Kara Dohrman
admin@biapa.org
866-635-7097