Equipping Young Parents to Raise Healthy Babies
as of May 2023
as of May 08, 2023
The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.
As Executive Director, Debbie Keener (Executive Director) brings over 40 years of experience as an educator. She has the ability to direct complex projects from concept to fully operational status, is a goal-oriented individual with strong leadership capabilities, is organized, highly motivated, and detail-directed problem solver, and a proven collaborator with staff, volunteers, and board of directors.
Debbie brings an educational background as a Bachelor and Masters of Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Millersville University and a certification in Secondary Mathematics from Towson State University as well as a certification in Curriculum from Millersville University . She has served as a volunteer, mentoring young mothers through education, and a Program Director for Samara's Village prior to the Executive Director position.
Number of employees
Source: IRS Form 990
SAMARAS VILLAGEOfficers, directors, trustees, and key employees
SOURCE: IRS Form 990
There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.
SAMARAS VILLAGEBoard of directors
as of 02/16/2023
Board of directors data
Term: 2025 - 2023
Term: 2023 - 2025
Board leadership practices
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Board orientation and educationDoes the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
CEO oversightHas the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
Ethics and transparencyHave the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
Board compositionDoes the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
Board performanceHas the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No
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