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Our Staff


There are six of us on staff at The Reading Connection. 

What we all have in common is a belief that the world would be a much better place if all kids had books and loved to read.  Read on to find out more about us and see our favorite kids' books.

UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.  It’s not.

-- The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

Stephanie Berman

Director of Program Operations

Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.

-- Emilie Buchwald

Tammy DeMartino

Development Manager

Catherine Keightley

Executive Director

Now I see a lot depends on a helping hand from a few good friends.

-- Alice Schertle in Little Blue Truck

Summer Parrish

Director of Development

You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

-- Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh

Charlie Pham

Administrative Assistant

Our family is poor and now we have access to a world of knowledge.

-- A Book Club parent

Jennifer Sauter-Price

Book Club Coordinator

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