NOVA Leadership

Leadership Staff


Penelope R. Ettinger
Executive Director

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Mandy Mundy
Associate Director

Kirkner, Keith

Keith Kirkner
Senior Director, Operations

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Director, Bucks County Children’s Advocacy Center

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Angela M. McGettigan
Director of Community Relations & Development

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Tarah Sellers
Director of Client Services

Grace Wheeler
Director of Prevention and Training

NOVA Board of Directors

NOVA’s Board of Directors is voluntary and is comprised of a group of individuals who bring a wide range of expertise, ethnic, and gender diversity. Members come from throughout Bucks and surrounding counties. As a non-profit board, the board is responsible for the fiscal oversight of the organization and determining the strategic direction of the organization.

In addition to the full board, there are several standing and functionary committees that include both members and non-members. If you are interested in getting involved with NOVA as a board member or joining a committee, please contact our Executive Director, Penny Ettinger at 215-343-6543 ext. 6101 or by email at

Gaboda, Dorothy

Dorothy Gaboda
Community Volunteer

Kern, Karen

Karen Kern
Vice President
Penn Foundation

Goldman, Jillian

Jillian Goldman
Schiller Grounds Care

Aquila, William

William Aquila
Waypoint Financial, LLC

Afzal, Kareem

Kareem Afzal
PDC Machines, Inc.

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Stephen Albert
Community Volunteer


Seung Hee Choi
The College of New Jersey

Cooper, Morgan

Morgan Cooper
Univest Bank & Trust Co.

Christina Fogle
Bucks County Community College

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Dr. Twain Gonzales
Law School Admission Council in Newtown

Hill, Robert

Robert Hills
Community Volunteer

Kassa, Jonatha

Jonathan Kassa
Allied Universal Security Services

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Marianne Kepler
Bucks County Community College

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Dr. Andrew Kind-Rubin
Child Guidance Resource Centers

Sarah Larson
Furia Rubel Communications

Michelle Obetz
Kreischer Miller

Karen Robbins
UBS Wealth Management

Gwendolyn Sims
EC Fence & Iron Works, Inc.


Schweiker, Mark S

Hon. Mark S. Schweiker
Renmatix, Inc.
44th Governor Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

COVID-19: Important Update on Services

During this difficult time, Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) staff will be working remotely and will continue to serve clients and the community.
Learn more about how direct services and prevention programs will be provided

Note: If you are in imminent danger or experiencing an emergency, please dial 911