Contact Us

Our Locations

  • The Literacy Council of Reading-Berks
    The Joan M. Breisch Adult Learning Center (headquarters)
    35 South Dwight Street
    West Lawn, PA 19609
    610.670.9960
    Monday, Wednesday, and Friday – 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
    Tuesday and Thursday – 8:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M.
  • Muhlenberg Elementary Center
    610 Sharp Avenue
    Laureldale, PA 19605
    610.670.9960
    Monday and Wednesday – 6:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
  • Historic Trinity Lutheran Church, Reading
    527 Washington Street
    Reading, PA 19601
    610.670.9960
    Monday – Thursday – 9:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
  • Reading Public Library, Southeast Branch
    1426 Perkiomen Avenue
    Reading, PA 19602
    610.655.6669
    Tuesday and Thursday – 6:30 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

 

Board Officers – 2018 – 2019

The Literacy Council of Reading-Berks is governed by a volunteer board of directors.

President – Robert Libutti, 2019*
Retired
UGI Energy Services

Vice President – Jason Brudereck, 2020*
Director of Communication
Berks County Community Foundation

Secretary – Emily L. Hershey, 2021*
Teacher
Wilson School District

Treasurer – Terry Grassley, 2019
Director of Administration PA & NJ – Vice President
Customers Bank

Board of Directors

Megan Adukaitis, 2019
Director, Office of Career Development
Alvernia University

Bridget Cambria, Esq., 2021*
Attorney-at-Law
Cambria & Kline, PC

James Elliker, 2020
Doctoral Student in Leadership Studies
Alvernia University

Dr. Roula S. Elliker, 2020
Gifted Support Teacher
Muhlenberg School District

Ronald J. Hunsicker, 2021
Retired

Jacqueline M. Kline, Esq., 2021*
Attorney-at-Law
Cambria & Kline, PC

Sonya Smith, 2020
Assistant Director, Grants and Sponsored Projects
Kutztown University

Pat Snyder, 2021*
Office Manager
C. Malcom Smith, CPA

Denise Strohmayr, 2019
Academic Advisor/Adjunct Faculty
Reading Area Community College

James Wood, 2020
Vice President, Sales
Penske

* – member must leave Board for one year upon expiration of term

Administrative Staff

Ryan A. Breisch – Executive Director
ryan@lcrb.org

Laurie Dawkins – Associate Director
laurie@lcrb.org

Beverly Hirneisen – Case Manager
bev@lcrb.org

Cathy Martin – Volunteer Coordinator
cathy@lcrb.org

Wendy Rio – Data Entry Coordinator
wendy@lcrb.org

Lillian Svenson – Administrative Assistant
lil@lcrb.org

Ramona Turpin – Workforce Development Coordinator
ramona@lcrb.org

Instructional Staff

Don Bickel

Susan Fineman – sue@lcrb.org

Elisa Hammes elisa@lcrb.org

Patricia Rittenhouse – pat@lcrb.org

D. Ed Saseked@lcrb.org

Pamela Sonon – pam@lcrb.org