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Passavant Hospital Foundation Board of Directors

Daniel R. Sullivan, MD, Chair
Chair, Department of Anesthesia 
UPMC Passavant

Richard S. Hamilton, Vice Chair
AAA East Central - Board chair

Debra A. Dinnocenzo., Secretary
President, VirtualWorks!

Edward "Tony" Dills, Treasurer

James W. Boyle, MD
Chief Medical Officer
UPMC Passavant 

Marilyn J. Cain, EdD
Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education
North Hills School District

Julie M. Campbell 
Senior Vice President, PNC Bank 

Ralph DeStefano, Esq.*
Director Emeritus

Matt El-Kadi, MD, PhD, FACS
Vice Chair/Clinical Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine;
Chief of Neurosurgery/Vice Chair, Head and Neck Dept.
UPMC Passavant

Frank Finley*

Director Emeritus

Susan E. Hoolahan, MSN, RN, NEA-BC*
President, UPMC Passavant  

John D. Houston II, Esq.
Director Emeritus

Joann Kim, MD*
UPMC Passavant Medical Staff

Patricia J. Kutcher
Passavant Hospital Auxiliary

Ed Morrissey
President, Morrissey Wealth Management

Anthony R. Savannah
President, Passavant Hospital Foundation

Karen Schogel, MD
Medical Staff President
UPMC Passavant


Passavant Hospital Foundation Staff


Anthony R. Savannah

Anthony R. Savannah joined the Foundation staff in 2014 as Director of Community Engagement, with 20 years of development, business and brand marketing, corporate and community fundraising experience. His expertise is developing business support through event fundraisers, putting the customer in front of the donor while charitable funds are being raised. 

Mr. Savannah enjoys building solid relationships through networking and follow-up, wearing the Foundation's mission on his sleeve. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Marketing, from Geneva College where he played football on scholarship and earned pre-season All-American status.

A life-long resident of our area, Mr. Savannah has coached youth football and most recently served as Executive Director of Marketing and Corporate Development for St. Barnabas Health System.

Contact: or 412-748-5788

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Amanda Posa

Events Coordinator
Amanda Posa joined the Foundation team in 2018 as the Special Events Intern during her senior year of college at La Roche University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Management. In 2019, Ms. Posa joined the Foundation Staff as Events Coordinator. Born and raised in the Pittsburgh area, Ms. Posa is passionate about contributing to the community and working hard to serve the Foundation’s mission.

Contact: or 412-748-6641


Lori Gealey

Senior Accountant

Lori Gealey is the Senior Accountant for the Foundation. She previously worked in the Finance Office of UPMC Passavant and UPMC Corporate Reimbursement.

She is responsible for all day-to-day financial operations, as well as monthly and annual reporting and analysis.

She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from Gannon University.  She also has previous experience working with a large independent pediatric physician group and a regional trade association which represents a continuum of healthcare providers and hospitals. She lives in the South Hills with her husband and children. She enjoys traveling and skiing with her family.

Contact: or 412-748-3731


Deanna Harris

Administrative Coordinator

Deanna Harris joined Passavant Hospital Foundation as an Administrative Coordinator in June 2019. Coming from a vast background in administrative work, she excels in organization and flow for the Foundation.

Contact: or 412-748-6640.

Janine Sidoruk

Janine Sidoruk 

Bridge to Hope Program Consultant
Janine Sidoruk joined the Foundation in 2010 and retired in 2015 but remains with us as a consultant for the Bridge to Hope program which provides support to those affected by a loved one's addiction. 

Ms. Sidoruk is a graduate of Kent State University, with a B.A. in Advertising & Public Relations, and has completed graduate work towards an MBA in Marketing with Kennedy-Western University. She is a Board Member in the 12 Oaks of Hampton Condominium Association. 

Contact: or 412-748-5120

2019-2020 Passavant Hospital Auxiliary



Jean Muth, President
Mary Riethmiller, Vice President
Jean Eckert, Treasurer
Janese Abbott, Secretary



Beverly Aufman     
Eileen Black  
Eileen Black
Carol Braund
Virginia Byers
Barbara Drzal
Tammy Emery
Rita Garvey
Ann Guckert
Janet Heidet
Rita Jastrebski
Carol Koontz
Patricia Kutcher
Judy Machi
Janet McKnenzie
Marge Melgaard                                                               
Louise Moffett                                                                         
Thelma Sherrett                                           
Marie Smith
Sally Stritzinger

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