Benjamin Watts, PH.D.

Position: Development Director

Trained as a professional opera singer, Dr. Ben Watts has performed from Austria to Austin, Texas; and in Reading, from Albright College to Alvernia.  Ben received a Bachelor of Arts
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Sandra Fehnel

Position: Front Desk/Admin

Elsa Luft Mierzejewski

Position: Director of Preschool and Kindergarten

Elsa Luft Mierzejewski, Director of Preschool and Kindergarten, is a specialist in Early Childhood Education, B.S. Elementary Education, Kutztown University. She has over 40 years of experience teaching and has

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Sara Gibson

Position: Registrar

Sara Gibson, Registrar, started her career at the Yocum Institute in 2001 as the Marketing Manager which eventually lead to the Assistant Director. She left Pennsylvania for New Orleans in
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Barbara Williamson

Position: Business Manager

Barbara Williamson, Business Manager, Since 2011, Barb has been with Yocum Institute as Business Manager. She comes to Yocum with many years of business experience with for profit businesses and

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Beverly Houck

Position: Artistic Director

Beverly Houck, Artistic Director, in tandem with Executive Director Susan Rohn, Beverly launched the Yocum Institute’s Primary Stages Program in 2005. She has led Outreach programs throughout the community and

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Susan Rohn

Position: Executive Director

Susan Rohn, Executive Director since 2004. Susan has worked in the Berks County nonprofit world for 25 years and has served on a number of boards in the community. She

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