Serving women and girls in Philadelphia, Delaware, Chester, Montgomery, and Bucks Counties

Helpline: (610) 687-6391


Cheryl Brubaker

Cheryl Brubaker, M.S.

Executive Director

Cheryl Brubaker has twenty years of non-profit experience in the local community, including executive administration, fund development, programming, communications and marketing in the nonprofit sector. She has held leadership positions with Women Against Abuse in Philadelphia, Norristown’s Victim Services Center, the Sellersville Theater. Most recently, she was the Senior Director of Development at Central Bucks Family YMCA.

Cheryl completed her Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management at Eastern University. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia.

Kai Qualls, M.A.

Resource Coordinator

Kai Qualls has over twenty years of experience in direct service, with an emphasis on counseling, training, education and case management. Her interpersonal skills and management experience have developed over a career with depth and breadth of service. Kai has served as Director of Learner Support Services for I LEAD Charter School, she has been a caseworker with The Children’s Choice, and a therapist/intern for Northwestern Services.

Adept in team work and collaboration, Kai is perfect for her role at WRC, where she provides counseling and case management to clients and coordinates our family law programs.

Angela Marchesani, M.A.

Angela Marchesani, M.A.

Director of Program Operations

Angela has been involved with Women’s Resource Center since 2006.  She holds a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Rosemont College and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Stockton University. She holds an additional certification in Holistic Health Coaching from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and was granted a certificate in NonProfit Leadership From Arcadia University’s School of Continuing Education.

She has a special interest in health and stress psychology, emotional resilience and utilizing strengths as the basis of personal development.

Angela’s professional experience includes work with The Renfrew Center, Manor College and Children’s Crisis Treatment Center. She is a member of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology.

Debbie Bell II

Debbie Bell, Helpline Coordinator

In this role, Debbie orients and trains volunteers on the Information and Referral Helpline and maintains relevant resources for our callers.

Debbie is a registered nurse since 1982, having worked in critical care and hemodialysis. She has actively volunteered with WRC since 2005 on the Information and Referral Helpline, as a legal host, and as co-chair of the Girls’ Leadership Conference. Debbie has a long history of volunteerism, as she served in the Peace Corps in Liberia, West Africa from 1977-1979.

Karen Chonofsky

Karen Chonofsky, Administrative Assistant

Prior to joining WRC, Karen Chonofsky worked as an assistant with the National Council of Jewish Women and completed an internship with Governor McAuliffe’s Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. She is passionate about women’s rights and economic justice, and excited to support WRC’s work to provide resources for women and families in the Philadelphia area. Karen earned a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Women/Gender Studies from the University of Delaware.