Meet Our Board
Jane Kerschner is an educator, facilitator, and coach focusing on retirement and aging. She is affiliated with Newfield Network as a program coach, a member of the International Coach Federation, a National Board of Certified Health Coach, the Lead Wise Aging Facilitator at Temple Micah, a member of the of the Chautauqua Property Association Executive Board and the Board Chair of Career Catchers.
" I joined the board because CareerCatchers invests the time and care in people to make real and lasting change in their lives. After 10 years of serving citizens of Montgomery County, CC is sharing its winning formula with other agencies in the County and beyond."
Donna Boxer is now retired; she formerly served as the finance officer for several public sector organizations and she is a Maryland CPA (inactive). She is currently on the Board of two other organizations: Scotland Community Development, Inc (SCDI), the community organization at Scotland Townhomes, a low and moderate income community; and Housing Opportunities Community Partners (HOCP), which supports programs for residents of the County housing programs.
"I joined because I wanted to be part of an organization that has developed a career coaching system that has transformed the lives of the people that it serves."
Chase Engel is a seasoned HR professional with secondary expertise in quality management and business process management. As a former member of the armed forces, he has extensive connections with military organizations.
“I joined CareerCatchers because I want to give back to society. I’m committed to the level of investment the organization has in expanding the personal and professional development of our local community.”
Melissa Barrington founder of M3 Consulting Services, LLC, a woman owned small business, which operates in the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area. M3 CEO & President, Melissa Barrington has over an 18-year career providing Management Consulting
services across multiple federal agencies, state and local government, private and public sectors. Ms. Barrington holds a DOD Secret Clearance, a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and possesses advanced graduate level coursework in Operations Management and Education. She’s
also a former professional educator. Eight (8) years was spent at Booz Allen Hamilton as an Associate Consultant and Lead Liaison between clients provided a foundation whereby, she was recognized as a Subject Matter Expert in her areas of client delivery.
Executive with writing, management, and analytical experience across the federal government at senior levels. Expertise in leading, mentoring, teaching, and executive communication.
"I am convinced that the vital work of CareerCatchers is our best model for the future."
Karen Shaines is a retired information professional with a background in communications and editing, who has worked across departments at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Prior to joining the Board, she served as volunteer coordinator for CareerCatchers. She has
been a Board member since 2019.
“I have been the Volunteer Coordinator for CareerCatchers for the past year, and have seen firsthand the invaluable and unique work of the organization.”
Carlene Goodman is in training to become one a Registered Behavior Therapist at Behavior Framework to work with autistic children. She has three children from elementary to college. As a former client of CareerCatchers and now a Board Member, she knows how CareerCatchers makes a difference in people’s lives.
Ivana McNeill is a Vice President - Investments at the Caudron Megary Blackburn Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, where she has worked since 2017. She lives with her husband, Sean, and daughter, Eliza, in Bethesda, Maryland.