Janice Lion, Domestic Program Coordinator - Janice received her B.A. in anthropology and women's studies from Franklin & Marshall College. Janice has more than 15 years experience working with social justice oriented non-profits and grassroots groups. Prior to joining the staff of Haverford, she served as director of programs at Greater Philadelphia Cares where she envisioned, developed and implemented a social change leadership program for emerging civic leaders, and managed a staff of AmeriCorps members who organized small and large-scale volunteer projects. She has also completed specialized trainings including Facilitative Leadership; anti-racism and coalition building; Anti- Violence Program; sexual assault and domestic violence counseling.
Janice oversees domestic programs for the Center, including summer internship and Haverford House program which strengthens Haverford College's relationship with non-profit organizations and social change endeavors in the Greater Philadelphia region. In 2006, Janice helped initiate the Inside-Out pilot program to explore criminal justice issues; she nurtured this non-credit seminar engaging Haverford students in learning with incarcerated women, has become a regular course offering through Independent College Programs.
Janice mentors students and works with faculty to pursue U.S.-based projects, develops programming related to the Center's mission, and assists in the general administration of the CPGC, including review of applications for project funding and supervision of the Program Assistant.
Marlene Lofaro, Café Coordinator - Marlene Lofaro received her B.A. in French with a concentration in psychology from Central Connecticut State College. She began her working career in the health care industry but retired for a period of fifteen years to raise her three children. During this “retirement period” Marlene was a very active volunteer in her children’s school district where she organized and chaired numerous parent-led committees. For the past eleven years, commencing with her career at Cabrini College where she worked in the Registrar’s Office, Marlene has worked in the field of higher education. She began her career at Haverford in the East Asian Studies Department as an administrative assistant. One year later she joined the CPGC staff and has since managed the full operations of the CPGC Café.
Donna Ruane, Administrative Assistant - Donna Ruane serves as the administrative assistant to the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship. Prior to her employment at Haverford College she worked for 10 years at Villanova University as office manager to the Psychological Counseling Center. She started her career at Haverford College as an administrative assistant to the faculty in Hall building, and was subsequently offered and accepted the position as administrative assistant to the CPGC. Donna provides administrative support to the executive and academic directors, and logistical support for Center sponsored projects, particularly faculty initiated programs. She acts as a liaison with the business office, maintaining the budget and overseeing payment processes. Donna coordinates steering and staff committee meetings by preparing agendas, gathering information, recording minutes and maintaining records of correspondence and activities.
Parker Snowe '79, Executive Director - Parker Snowe serves as executive director of the CPGC. Prior to his appointment, he spent 15 years as director of international programs at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. During this time he oversaw the development of the Global Immersion Program, a comprehensive study tour program for MBA students, as well as Wharton 's international exchange programs. Parker received his B.A. in Russian language & literature from Haverford College and a M.A. in Soviet and East European studies from the George Washington University. An avid bicyclist, Parker is a past board president of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley Council of Hostelling International. He currently serves on the board of Media-Providence Friends School and as assistant clerk of Providence Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Media, PA.
Chloe Tucker '07, International Programs Coordinator Chloe joined the Center’s staff in October 2011, fresh from the M.A. Peace Studies program at the University of Bradford (UK). Well-versed in the Bi-Co, she received her B.A. from Haverford in Religion with a minor in the Growth and Structure of Cities at Bryn Mawr. Prior to pursuing her Masters degree abroad, Chloe worked at Spiral Q Puppet Theater and Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, two Philadelphia-based organizations that use art as vehicle for social change. She has served as a member of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting’s Middle East Working Group, and has traveled to Israel and Palestine under the care of PYM to connect young adult peacemakers from North America to with their Israeli and Palestinian counterparts. She has lived in the UK, Mexico, Lebanon, and Syria but considers home to be in West Philly.
Stephanie Zukerman, Program Assistant Stephanie Zukerman serves as program assistant to the CPGC. She is currently pursuing an M.A. in Intercultural Relations from the University of the Pacific & Intercultural Communication Institute. Stephanie received her B.A. in art history from Temple University with a concentration in African art. After completing her degree, Stephanie went on to manage an African art gallery for several years before returning to Temple University where she did graduate coursework in Adult and Organizational Development combined with a Certificate in Cultural Competence program from The Multicultural Training and Research Institute.
Stephanie administers the program funds, Haverford House, and summer internship programs. She manages the on-line application system and applicant database, coordinates publicity for CPGC-sponsored programs, and supervises the Center’s work-study students.
Stephanie’s passion is travel photography. She exhibits and sells her work of Trinidad & Tobago, Nepal, India, Hawaii, and New Mexico at local galleries and craft shows.