Meet Our Staff
Teresa Stickle - Living Unlimited Inc. President
Teresa “Terrie” Stickle graduated from Elizabethtown College where she received a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. Terrie has 26 years of experience in the field of rehabilitation and has been with Living Unlimited Inc for 23 of those years. Terrie began her Living Unlimited career as a Regional Manger and spent 18 years managing the home and community and vocational services in the South Region. During her tenure as manager, the region grew in geographical areas served and Terrie developed programming to better meet the needs of the people served. In addition to serving as President of Living Unlimited, Terrie also provides consultation to patients of the Hemophilia Center located at the Hershey Medical Center and is a certified vocational evaluator. In her spare time, Terrie enjoys spending time with family, traveling, boating and spending time at the beach.
Mary Bell Rosario - Administrative Secretary
Mary Bell Rosario has been working with Living Unlimited since August of 2006. She has been a Secretary for 26 years. Mary Bell enjoys working with people and helping them with any needs they may have. She is an active member of her church organization. She is a youth counselor, a teacher and enjoys praying and ministering to people. Mary Bell earned her Theology Degree in the year 2000. She completed her Associate Degree in Psychology from Axia College of University of Phoenix in November of 2009.
Melanie Saltsgiver - Administrative Secretary
Melanie Saltsgiver began working for Living Unlimited in the north region in September of 2007. She enjoys helping people and traveling.
Kelly Pittenger began working for Living Unlimited's north office in July 2011. She enjoys the outdoors and traveling.
Lauren Rowe, MT-BC, is the Music Therapy Manager for Living Unlimited. She came to Living Unlimited in January 2009 as a Music Therapist. Originally from Sunbury, PA, she is a graduate of Elizabethtown College and completed her internship at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC. Lauren enjoys working with people of all ages and abilities, especially kids. Musically, Lauren enjoys singing as a soloist for churches and weddings. When not working, she enjoys spending time at home with her husband, Dustin, and dog, Kelli. In her free time she also enjoys being crafty, playing guitar and cooking!
Julianna McCloskey, MT-BC, started at Living Unlimited in February, 2007 as a music therapist. She graduated from Mansfield University in 2005 and completed an internship at Bethany Children's Home in Womelsdorf, PA. Julie enjoys working with clients at all levels, and particularly has an interest in NICU music therapy. Outside of work she likes to spend time with her husband, daughter, and family, and enjoys reading and cooking.
Caroline Gillott, MT-BC, graduated from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s degree in music therapy. Upon finishing her coursework, Caroline completed an internship at Finger Lakes Developmental Disabilities Service Office in Newark, New York with Donna Polen. In 2008 Caroline came to Living Unlimited as a music therapist. Additionally, Caroline also works as a rehabilitation specialist; providing job coaching, life skills and community integration. In March 2010 Caroline accepted the Music Therapist II position where her responsibilities include developing, organizing, and executing clinical group supervision. Caroline is a member of the American Music Therapy Association and has served on the Pennsylvania State Task Force for Occupational Regulation. Caroline sang with the Harrisburg Choral Society from 2008-2011, and continues to work as a contract pianist and tubist for weddings. Additionally, she is a volunteer for the Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging and Pennsylvania Cystic Fibrosis Inc. On the side she dabbles in photography and cooking.
Krystal Winkelman, MT-BC, came to Living Unlimited in February 2009 as a Music Therapist. She graduated from Mansfield University and completed her internship at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA. Currently, she is pursuing a Masters of Human Services from Liberty University in Lynchburg,VA. When not working, Krystal enjoys teaching percussion and spending time with her family.
Andrea Horner, MT-BC, came to Living Unlimited in August 2009. She is a 2009 graduate of Seton Hill University, in Greensburg, PA. Andrea completed her internship at Matheny Medical and Educational Center in Peapack, NJ, where she gained experience working with clients of all ages with various physical and developmental disabilities. Outside of work, Andrea enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and singing on her church choir.
Sarah C Bixler, BM, MT-BC recently graduated from Mansfield University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy as well as a minor in Psychology of Human Development. She completed her internship under the supervision of Janice Stouffer at Hershey Medical Center, where she worked with a diverse caseload. Sarah is currently board certified through the Certification Board for Music Therapists as well as a member of American Music Therapy Association. Sarah began her career with Living Unlimited in May of 2010 as a full-time music therapist. Additionally, Sarah is a member of Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association and has a small piano studio in her home.
Emma Monismith, MT-BC graduated with honors from Elizabethtown College with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy and a minor in Psychology. She completed her internship at the Institute for Therapy through the Arts in Evanston, Illinois. On completion of her internship Emma was employed by the Institute for Therapy through the Arts where she began her professional career. Emma is board certified through the Certification Board for Music Therapists and a member of the American Music Therapy Association. In her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding and singing.
Shirley Abernathy, BA
Shirley Abernathy, BA is the Program Developer for Living Unlimited. She started with Living Unlimited in 1997 as a Rehabilitation Specialist after working for 7 years as an elementary and middle school substitute teacher. Shirley is a graduate of Lycoming College with a degree in Psychology and a K-8 teaching certificate. Immediately following college she worked for four years as a counselor at a sheltered workshop. She has two adult daughters and 2 adored grandchildren. In her spare time she and her husband purchase, renovate and maintain neglected historic homes in their neighborhood.
Melissa Baney is the Regional Manager of the South Region. She is a graduate of York College of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor's degree in Community and Therapeutic Recreation Administration. She began working with Living Unlimited in August of 2002 as a Rehabilitation Specialist. Melissa lives in the Hershey area and enjoys traveling, scrapbooking and spending time with her three rescue dogs.
Laura Lane is the Regional Manager of the North Region. She joined the Living Unlimited program's Williamsport office in 2005 as a Rehabilitation Specialist I and has also served as the program specialist. Laura received her bachelor's degree from Edinboro University in Speech and Hearing Disorders. Since January of 2010, Laura has led the vocational portion of the Vocational Community Adjustment Program (VCAP). Laura enjoys working with the public and takes great pride in helping her community. In her spare time, Laura enjoys spending time with her friends, husband, Brian, their son, Jackson, and dog, Bella.
Fonda Shupper came to Living Unlimited, Inc. in December 2008 as a Rehabilitation Specialist I and was promoted to a Rehab Specialist II in August 2010. She comes to her present position with over 12 years of experience working with adults who have cognitive and/or physical disabilities. She has worked as a Job Coach/Trainer at a County Mental Health Department, a Goodwill Industries and an Industries for the Blind Manufacturing Facility. She enjoys teaching others the skills necessary to live up to their fullest potential. When she is not working she enjoys spending time at home with her husband and dogs. Her hobbies include reading, quilting and watching NASCAR races.
Christen Yost, AAS, started working for Living Unlimited in October 2008 as a Rehabilitations Specialist. Christen is a 2006 graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Technology with an Associates degree in Human Services and is currently working on obtaining her bachelor's degree in Social Work at Bloomsburg University. When not working, Christen enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Nancy Pepperman attended Jersey Shore Area High School, Jersey Shore, PA and in 1989 she was in the last class to graduate from the former Williamsport Area Community College, which is now Penn College. Nancy has an Associates Degree in Human Services and has been employed by the North Region of Living Unlimited, Inc. as a Rehabilitation Assistant since 2000. Nancy volunteers as an EMT, as does her two grown children, for Woodward Township Volunteer Fire Company.
Ann Johnson, BA, is the Program Coordinator for the North East Region. She graduated from Bloomsburg University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She briefly worked for an insurance company prior to coming to Living Unlimited. Ann has worked for the North Region of Living Unlimited since 2000. The thing she enjoys most in her career is participating in a process where individuals begin to find value and abilities in themselves that have been thus far hidden. During her time away from work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, as well as reading, traveling, and participating in a variety of outdoor activities.
Yanina (Yana) Bitel has been a Rehabilitation Specialist with Living Unlimited since June 2010. She received her Bachelor's degree in Communications with a minor in Psychology from West Chester University and is currently working toward her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Millersville University. Currently, schooling and a young daughter take up most of Yana's time, but she enjoys reading and listening to music in whatever free time she can find.
Lee Flad – Bachelors Degree in Social Work for Lock Haven University – She started working at Living Unlimited, Inc. in July 2010. Lee is a Rehabilitation Assistance and has over 20 years experience working with people in residential and work settings. During the last 10 years, Lee has been a member of The Communication Mentor’s in Northumberland County. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, his daughter and two sons. She enjoys watching the various teams that these children have participated in and always cheers on the team.
Ang Weaver joined the Living Unlimited Staff in July 2009 as a Rehab Specialist. She graduated from Susquehanna University with a BA in Studio Art. Ang enjoys running, painting, playing guitar, and good coffee.
Jennifer Baker was an August 2011 addition to the Living Unlimited south office as a Rehabilitation Assistant. She is a great fit begause she really enjoy helping people in anyway that she can. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and her pets. Jennifer also likes to scrapbook and work on other crafts.
Katey Petrisek graduated from Millersville University with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2009. She worked as a Therapeutic Staff Support for 2 years before joining Living Unlimited as a Rehabilitation Specialist in August of 2011. Katey enjoys helping clients learn the skills that will enable them to be more independent in the community. In her spare time, Katey enjoys painting and horseback riding as well as spending time with her husband, three cats and boxer dog, Porter.
Katherine Talada, recently graduated with honors from the University of Pittsburgh, with a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology. During her time spent at Pitt, Katherine was involved in Autism research, volunteered with an elder life program and suicide hotline. After graduation she returned to the Williamsport area, where she began working with Living Unlimited as a Rehabilitation Specialist in September 2011. In her free time, Katherine enjoys browsing local thrift stores for unique jewelry as well as spending time with friends and family.
Kimberly Schmidtgall has been working for Living Unlimited since January of 2012. Over the past ten years, She has enjoyed working with children and is enjoying the transition to working with adults. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 daughters. She spends most of her spare time at her kids ballet, cheerleading, and girl scouts.
Erin Scott, Living Unlimited Rehabilitation Assistant, graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology in 2008 with a Bachelor's in Applied Human Services with Minors in Psychology and Sociology. I am enjoying the transition of working with adults now as most of my prior experience was with children. I enjoy travelling (especially internationally!), cooking, baking and anything that allows me to be creative in my downtime. When I'm not working I love spending time with my husband, Ronan, and our three dogs, Maggie, Hunter and Delilah.
Val Davis is a graduate of Shippensburg University with majors in Psychology and Sociology as well as a minor in Social Welfare. In September of 2012, she returned to the Living Unlimited as a Rehabilitation Specialist. She first worked as a Rehabilitation Specialist for the Living Unlimited Program from 1988 until 2008. Her other experience includes acting as a service coordinator for the Act 150 Program and the Attendant Care Waiver at the Center for Independent Living of Central PA from 2008 until 2012. On October 1st of 2012 she celebrated her 34th wedding anniversary with the love of her life Ken Davis. Some of Val's favorite hobbies include counted cross stitch, 3D decoupage, and decorating her home. Val's goal in life is to grow in her spiritual life and to continue to serve people as long as she can.
Kristine Detwiler has been a Rehabilitation Specialist with Living Unlimited since November 2012. She received her Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. In her free time, Kristine enjoys being with her friends, family, and her two cats. She also enjoys cooking and watching movies.
Faith Lex has been a Rehabilitation specialist with Living Unlimited since November 2012. She is currently completing her final two semesters with Liberty University and will graduate in the Summer of 2013 with her Bachelor's degree in Psychology. She enjoys painting, photography and spending time with her husband and son.
James Giacobbe has been a Rehab Specialist with Living Unlimited as of January 2013. He graduated from Wilkes University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. He most recently was employed in a group home where he had a role in helping adolescents achieve independence and permanent living arrangements. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, listening to music and spending quality time with friends and family.