Board Members

Our Board Members consist of passionate, caring and experienced individuals, professionals and religious leaders from a variety of backgrounds who have a common goal of expanding the mission and services provided by Beacon Clinic in the Greater Harrisburg Area Community.

David R. Getz, Esquire

David R. Getz, Esquire

President

Dave Getz, Esquire is a graduate of Valley Forge Military College, Susquehanna University, and the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University. After graduation, he served for over six years as a captain in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He joined the Harrisburg law firm of Wix, Wenger & Weidner in 1988 and became a shareholder in 1992.

Mr. Getz concentrates his legal practice in real estate development law, land use planning, municipal law, business law, and estate planning and administration. He is a member of the Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, and Cumberland County Bar Associations. He served as a member of the Hampden Township Planning Commission for four years and the Cumberland Valley School Board for eight years. Mr. Getz is an active member and ordained elder at the Camp Hill Presbyterian Church, where he sings in the choir and conducts the brass choir. He and his wife Vonny have three adult children.

Dave is the President of the Board of the Beacon Clinic for Health and Hope. He is also Secretary of the Board of the Pennsylvania Vent Camp and has served in that position for over 25 years. Dave is an active member of the Advisory Board of The Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region and the Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Committee. He is President of the Board of the Greater Harrisburg Concert Band where he plays clarinet. And he is a member of No Last Call, Harrisburg’s first and only hit and run street band.

Bill Morgan

Bill Morgan

Vice President

Bill Morgan is a graduate of New Jersey Institute of Technology and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. He has over 40 years of experience in the construction industry having held various managerial and executive positions for highly ranked national contractors and real estate developers with construction volumes in excess of $100,000,000. In 2003 he founded Eastern PCM, LLC, a Construction Project Management firm specializing in Senior Living, Higher Education and HealthCare Projects, and continues to serve as its President & CEO.

Mr. Morgan is a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Camp Hill and has served on its building committee. He is a member of the Construction Management Association of America, American Society for Healthcare Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Member & Past President of Mechanicsburg-North Rotary and has served on the Board of the West Shore YMCA.

Bill is the Vice President of the Board of Beacon Clinic for Health and Hope and volunteers regularly at New Hope Ministries. He and his wife Allison have six adult children and seven grandchildren.

Mary Jensik, CPA

Mary Jensik, CPA

Treasurer

Mrs. Jensik is a Certified Public Accountant with over 35 years of experience in public and not-for-profit auditing and accounting. In addition, over the past 20 years she has been in private practice consulting with not-for-profits and small businesses. She has served on several boards of directors in the Harrisburg area and been involved in fundraising for many of these organizations. Prior to serving on the Board of Directors for Beacon Clinic, Mary was the part-time volunteer Executive Director for Beacon Clinic. She also currently serves on the Board of Operation Medical as the Vice President.

Mary is an avid traveler, where she practices her photography skills. She and her husband reside in Cumberland County.

Rev. Pamela Carnes

Rev. Pamela Carnes

Pamela Carnes has served as a pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) for the last 21 years and has served two Lutheran congregations in Harrisburg. As a part of the Harrisburg community for the last 13 years, Pastor Carnes has a strong interest in ecumenism and ecumenical cooperation and helping our neighbors in need, which is what drew her to Beacon Clinic. It is the work of many denominations coming together, that brings healing and hope to adults in need of care in the community. As part of her ministry in the Harrisburg area, she considers it an honor to serve as a board member for the Clinic.

Dr. David Froehlich

Dr. David Froehlich

Dr. David Froehlich is a founding member of the Beacon Clinic and serves on the Board and the Operations Committee. Born and raised in Chicago, he graduated from Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin and then from Medical School at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. He completed a five year residency in Surgery in Rochester and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He served two years as a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy (1972-1974) and then did a fellowship in Vascular Surgery at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Froehlich has been practicing in Harrisburg since 1975. He has served as President of the Medical Staff at Harrisburg Hospital and as President of the Dauphin County Medical Society. He was a member of the Susquehanna Surgeons and a founding member of the Heritage Medical Group, a multiple-specialty group, where he served on the board and became Chairman of the Board.

Upon retiring as a surgeon, he served as an Associate Medical Director for the Heritage Medical Group and when the Group was acquired by PinnacleHealth, he continued in that role, working with Highmark and Blue Shield to improve health care for people with diabetes, hypertension and congestive heart failure.

He and his wife, Ann, have two daughters and five grandchildren. They have been members of the Silver Spring Presbyterian Church since 1975.

Frances M. Jackson

Frances M. Jackson

Frances Jackson retired in 2013 from the Defense Health Agency in Falls Church, Virginia with 36 years of Civil Service. She was a Health Systems Specialist and managed the Tricare Medical and Dental Programs for the U. S. Reserve Forces and the National Guard in the Northeast region.

Frances previously served on active duty in the U.S. Army and retired from the U.S. Army Reserves with over 30 years of continuous service as a Master Sargent.

Ms. Jackson holds an Associates of Arts Degree in Business Administration from Harrisburg Area College and holds certification as a Community Health Worker from the Temple University College of Public Health’s School of Social Work.

Frances is a Facilitator for the Strong African American Families (SAAF) Program, which strengthens family relationships, parenting processes and youth competencies. She is a member of the Dauphin County System of Care’s Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Steering Committee, which educates communities and schools on trauma informed care.

Frances is the recipient of numerous military and civilian awards and decorations. She was recently awarded the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Servant Leadership Award and was recently recognized by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf for her public service to his inaugural Asian American Pacific Islander Community Symposium (AAPI).

Ms. Jackson is an active member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Harrisburg, where she serves the Senior Warden. She and her husband, Charles, have three adult children, three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Frances is a Board Member of the Beacon Clinic for Health and Hope and the St. Barnabas Center for Ministry. She is also a weekly volunteer at The Harrisburg First Church of the Brethren BCM Peace Food Distribution Center.

Jacqueline Marshall

Jacqueline Marshall

Jacqueline Marshall is formerly from Mississippi. She and her husband, Walter, have three children, five
grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Jacqueline retired from Verizon after 32 1/2 years. She has volunteered in the Harrisburg Area School District, working with children in kindergarten, first and second grades for approximately 10 years. She also served as a member of the Steering Committee for the Harrisburg Comprehensive Plan.

Mrs. Marshall is a member of the Goodwin Memorial Baptist Church, where she serves on the Culinary Arts and Music Ministry and is a former member of the Trustee Ministry.

In her role as a Board Member for the Beacon Clinic for Health and Hope, she serves on the Banquet and Building/Property Committees.

Mary Lou Pierce McLain, R.N.

Mary Lou Pierce McLain, R.N.

Mary Lou Pierce McLain is a graduate of the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital School of Nursing, St. Francis
University and completed her Post Graduate work at Penn State University. She was employed at
Harrisburg Hospital for twenty-seven years, where she was instrumental in developing the first Out
Patient Surgical Department.

Following her retirement, Mary Lou created and taught the Career Enrichment Program at Polyclinic
Hospital for students interested in medical careers. She also served as an educational instructor in the
Health Occupations Program at the Cumberland Perry Vocational Technical School.

Ms. McLain was elected to the Board of Supervisors of Silver Spring Township, where she served for
twelve years. She was elected Chair of the Zoning Hearing Board on the Township for ten years.

She is a Ruling Elder in the Silver Spring Presbyterian Church where she is an active member, serving on
many committees. As a member of the Mission Group, she travels to sites where humanitarian aid is
needed.

Mary Lou is on the Senior Advisory Board of Cumberland County, as well as the Board of Directors of the
Beacon Clinic. She served on the Board of Trustees of the Simpson Library, where she chaired the
library’s 50th Anniversary Celebration.

Gary Scicchitano

Gary Scicchitano

Currently retired, Gary served as Regional Vice President for VNA Health System. Prior to that he retired from the Commonwealth of Pa. He is active as a volunteer with United Way of the Capital Region, New Hope Ministries, Sing for the Moment Choir for people with dementia and Alzheimers Disease, St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mechanicsburg and is the Vice Chair of the Upper Allen Township Zoning/Hearing Board.

Dr. Jarret Sell

Dr. Jarret Sell

Jarrett Sell, MD, is an Associate Professor in the department of Family and Community Medicine at Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center and Medical Director of Alder Health Services. Dr. Sell has 15 years of clinical experience working with rural and urban diverse populations. During his time at Penn State, Dr. Sell has become heavily involved in medical student and residency education at multiple levels, with a focus on expanding educational opportunities to work with the local community. At the residency level, he serves as Director for the Population Health Longitudinal Curriculum, which allows residents to partner with community organizations to address community health needs.

Christina Mosser

Christina Mosser

Christina was born and raised in Dauphin County and continues to live and work locally for Wilmington Trust, a division of M&T Bank. She is passionate about improving people’s lives by providing the resources for them to be successful. Christina takes pride in a job well done and strives to enhance her own skills and knowledge every day.

Christina and her supportive husband, Stephen, are the proud parents of an 11-year old son, Micah, who is a funny adventurous, kind soul. Their daughter, Jada, is from South Korea, and will be attending the University of Buffalo for her Doctorate in Pharmacology. Their family looks forward to continuing to host foreign exchange students and forever growing an extended family!

In addition, Christina is excited to continue serving on the board at Beacon Clinic, as she believes in the organization’s mission to serve our uninsured population.

Rev. Canon Kate Harrigan

Rev. Canon Kate Harrigan

ex officio

The Rev. Canon Kate Harrigan is the Rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. She has served the church and the community in Central Pennsylvania for almost 30 years, having grown up in Georgia, New York and California. She shares the vision of hope for the local community and believes strongly in the mission of St. Paul’s Congregation in the neighborhood and the work of Beacon Clinic.

Canon Harrigan had previously served as Rector of St. Michael and All Angels in Middletown, served on the Bishop’s Staff in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania and also served as Chaplain to the PA House of Representatives and the PA Senate. Her other roles have included serving on the Board of Christian Churches United, involvement with Heeding God’s Call Against Gun Violence, serving as a Chaplain in the Civil Air Patrol and serving the wider church in numerous leadership capacities.

She is currently appointed to The Episcopal Church’s Task Force to respond to the Opioid Epidemic, and is serving as Presbyter on the Board of the Association for Episcopal Deacons. Canon Harrigan was named Canon Emeritus for Liturgy and Canon Emeritus for Formation in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania, and she is Chaplain at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School. She is married to the Rev. William Alford and raised three children.