Luke Barbalich

Executive Director
Luke’s work and passion are largely focused on improving the health and wellness of communities through utilization of education and prevention tools, enhancing access to care, advocacy, collaboration and coalition building. Much of his extensive career in healthcare and human services has been dedicated to leveraging health system and community resources to enrich the lives and overall wellbeing of individuals and families.

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Gean Bechthold

Director & Chairman 
Gean has been involved in prison reentry programs since 2009. He began by working within the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) at USP Canaan and in 2015, added the Pike County Correctional Facility (PCCF) to his volunteer work. At Canaan, Gean works within the Religious Services Department teaching faith-based programming. At PCCF, he teaches employment skills to men in the reentry program: Actively Reducing Recidivism Opens Windows (ARROW).

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Hampton Morgan Jr.

Hampton has been involved in delivering reentry programming since 2009, first at USP Canaan in Waymart and, for the past five years, at Pike County Correctional Facility (PCCF). During these years he wrote “Choosing Forgiveness” and “Choosing Integrity,” two 12-week courses currently being used at PCCF with male and female inmates. Hampton and Gean were two of the original three men that incorporated Choosing Integrity as a 501(c)(3) non-profit in Pennsylvania in 2014.

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Jack T. Donson

Jack is a retired DOJ-Federal Bureau of Prison’s employee with over 30 years of experience working with the incarcerated, attorneys and law enforcement.  While employed with the government, he worked in case management capacities for the Correctional Programs Division, which included assignments in the Philadelphia Regional Office and the New York City Community Corrections Office.

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Martha Dubensky

As the founder and director of a non-profit organization now in its 23rd year, and a board member or chairperson of other community and church organizations, Martha is well established in the Pike County community.  She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science and Microbiology from the University of New Hampshire, an Master of Science in Food Science from Cornell University and an Master of Science in Psychology from Kaplan University.

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Heather Fiedler, M.A., NCP, LPC, BCCP

In 1995, Heather received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and in 1999, a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from Marywood University.  She earned her credentials as a Nationally Certified Psychologist and as a Licensed Professional Counselor in 2003. Heather is currently enrolled in the Clinical Psychology Doctorate program at Argosy University, with an anticipated graduation date of January 2020.

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Eric Hammerschmidt

Eric was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. After graduating from the Honors Program at Eckerd College with a degree in Political Science and a Minor in French, he attended William & Mary Law School. While at law school, he was a member of the Bill of Rights Journal and worked for the Lewis B. Puller Jr. Veterans Benefit Clinic for two semesters.

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