The Children’s Advocacy Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania (CAC/NEPA) held its Community Council 2016 Kick-off Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at the Waverly Country Club. The council is comprised of a select group of community ambassadors within the region who demonstrate interest and expertise in regional children’s issues and are committed to helping support the CAC/NEPA’s mission and promoting child abuse awareness and prevention. From left, first row, Julie Jordan; Sheila McDonough; Megan Alpert, Community Council Co-Chair; Susan Cognetti , CAC/NEPA Board of Directors & Development Committee Chair; Maria Sordoni, Community Council Co-Chair; Amy Kazmierski; Nancy Luciani Nealon and Dani DiLarso. Second Row, Sara Farrell Hutchison; Jess Farrell, CAC/NEPA Council Advisor; Jennifer Aglioloro, CAC/NEPA Council Advisor; Mary Ann LaPorta, CAC/NEPA Executive Director and Council Advisor; Nancy Parlo and RJ Stiltenpole. Third Row, Amanda Frieder, Jackie Cruciani, Elaine Lavelle, Stacy Erickson and Alexa Schoenberg. Fourth row, Dean Debra Pellegrino; Susan Sordoni MD, CAC/NEPA Council Advisor; Stephen Hudacek; Susan Hennemuth and Atty. Malcolm MacGreggor. Absent from Photo, Ryan Alpert, Peter Barrasse, Amy Belcher, Barbara Bossi, Travis Davis, Bob Dickert, Meghan Gagorik, Atty. Grace Doherty Hillebrand, Megan Hillebrand, Tom Hillebrand, Robin Jacobson, Tom Kelly, Patty Lynett, Jackie Marshalek, Sharla McBride, Rosemary Opshinsky, Regina Peters and Lynn Volk.