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Staff

Lois Favier - Executive Director
Lois Favier
Executive Director

Lois brings over 25 years of public and private sector knowledge to ITNLehighValley. Her career began as a small business owner. She then transitioned into the nonprofit sphere gaining experience serving in a variety of positions with the League of Women Voters, Carrier Clinic, and Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton. Lois then moved into nonprofit consulting and in that role worked with a variety of nonprofit entities ranging from advocacy groups, health care providers, social service agencies, and foundations. Her major focus areas include infrastructure analysis and development; grant management, program development and meeting facilitation. Lois holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Marist College, a BA in History from Penn State University, and a Certificate in Public Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Karen Schiavone - Operations Manager
Karen Schiavone
Operations Manager

Karen has over twenty years of experience in the non-profit sector. She was Director of Volunteers for Meals on Wheels of Northampton County and most recently was Senior Regional Health Initiatives Representative for the Lehigh Valley Unit of the American Cancer Society.  She has worked not only with volunteers but also with the mission and fundraising aspects of organizations. Karen holds a Bachelor of Science degree from East Stroudsburg University.