Our Board


Barbara Rogers

Founder and Director
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Barbara served as Lead Chaplain at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for almost seven years. She also served as an Associate Pastor with the First Church of God of New Kensington for more than ten years. However, over the last twenty-five years, she has served as Founder and Director of Christian Life Skills. She and her co-workers provided training to parents and other caring adults in the process of nurturing life skills development in children and youth within congregations and the community, using scripture as the basis for the curriculum.

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Bruce Schifino

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Bruce  serves as a youth Pastor at Love Fellowship Church loving God wholeheartedly and loving people fervently in developing people to their higher calling in church, business and life. Bruce also serves as the district manager at United Insurance.

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LaVerne Stotts

Vice Chair
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LaVerne Chambers Stotts has been an active member of Christian Life Skills for the past 6 years. She is currently a Mentor and Facilitator. Over the course of these years, LaVerne and her team of mentors have provided training, acted as a resource to Union Baptist Church and Community to develop Christian life skills, values and behaviors. LaVerne has led numerous youth to obtain their “Rites of Passage” to help them successfully live into God-given potential.

LaVerne is currently acting as Vice President on the Board of Directors for Christian Life Skills.   She has been an active member of Union Baptist Church. LaVerne believes her purpose in life is to serve others. Scriptural Perspective is Isaiah 40:30-31.

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Yvonne Schifino

Secretary II
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Love Fellowship Church Elder, Sunday School Teacher, Administrative Assistant. Real Estate Professional for over 15 years. Business Owner.

Pamela Stephens

Treasurer I
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Treasurer for Christian Life Skills. Retired Postal Worker of 37 years. Held the position as a Network Operations Manager among other jobs throughout my career. Presently drives a school bus.

Justine E. Jones

Treasurer II
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Justine is the owner of J. E. Jones & Associates.  She has been working with ministries and non-profit organizations for over twenty five years.

Rev. Emma Greene

Board Member
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United Methodist Clergywoman with special interest in Pastoral Care and Christian Education.


Ted Jones

Board Chair Emeritus
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Married and resident of Ridgewood Manor Association, Retired Engineer at Bettis Bechtel Inc., Sunday School Superintendent of Second Baptist Church of Penn Hills, Planning Commissioner Member of Wilkins Township, PA

Patricia Tucker

Advisory Board

Kevin Farmer

Advisory Board Member