Meet The Team

South Central Pa Sickle Cell Council provides support to clients, families, and caregivers. In order to help, we rely on a team, of dedicated men and women who work in various levels of service.


Debra Bizzard
Executive Director

Ms. Bizzard has a B.S. degree in Applied Behavioral Science and has earned 18 credits towards completion of her MPA graduate degree, Healthcare Management & Policy, both are from Penn State University.
Additionally, she achieved her AA degree in Social Service Management at HACC, with a minor in Psychology and Criminal Justice.
She has been with the Council since 2001.


Dwayne Golden
Director of Development

Mr. Golden has spent much of his career in service-oriented fields stemming from his 35-year background in church ministry. He received his bachelor's in Biology as a pre-med major at Messiah College and received his MBA from Strayer University in Northern Virginia. He is a former board member and later became the SCPASCC Executive Director in 2001. After launching his own consulting business in 2005, Dwayne spent his time developing global transactional technology systems for his clients.

Natasha Burris
Office Clerk

Natasha has background in customer service, data management and maintains working knowledge of current health insurance coverage standards, and state and federal regulations.


Currently Natasha is completing her nursing degree and will continue to enhance both her clinical and administration skills as a professional.