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

Social Worker

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

Interim Executive Director

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.

Frances Robinson Community Health Worker

 Frances has a Master's degree in Social Service, Law and Social Policy from Bryn Mawr College, School of Social Work and Social Research.  Her background includes working as a Case Manager for homeless families and as a program specialist for autistic adults.  She specializes in connecting individuals to social service resources and serves as a liaison between community and agency.   

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.