Values Taskforce

The Values Taskforce works to hold provider services and ODP policies to its core values to bring a strong philosophical base of values, justice, citizenship, belonging, and respect to people with disabilities, families, leaders, society, providers, and supporters.

Felty

Dennis Felty, Chair

Founding President
Keystone Human Services, Inc.
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Dennis Felty, Founding President, Keystone Human Services, Inc. Dennis Felty has been in a leadership role of the community mental health and intellectual disability movement since 1968. He was a co-founder of Keystone Human Services in 1972. His vision and leadership have been instrumental in developing Keystone into a family of non-profit organizations that are committed to helping people with disabilities become valued and contributing members of the community. He has also served as President of the 10 Commonwealth Institute, the Pennsylvania Association of Community Residential Programs, the Pennsylvania CASSP Institute, and the Past President of the Pennsylvania Association of Rehabilitation Facilities as well as Past President and co-founder of the Open Stage of Harrisburg and the Susquehanna Art Museum. He is a past Board Chair of PAR and has been recognized nationally and internationally for his work.

Siegfried

Ruth Siegfried, Co-Chair

President and Chief Executive Officer
Invision Human Services
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Ruth Siegfried's human services career began over 40 years ago as a Direct Support Professional in residential services. Over those four decades, Ruth’s devotion has centered around community services for children and adults who experience challenges due to mental health issues, intellectual disability, traumatic brain injury, autism, and other disabilities. Ruth established InVision Human Services in 1992, specifically to provide services to those people who are often left underserved by traditional programs, usually due to multiple challenges. Today, InVision supports more than 500 people throughout Pennsylvania. The company has experienced exponential growth, and strives to be seen as a 'provider of choice' in Pennsylvania, and now comprises a parent company and three subsidiaries. InVision also has a Global Partnerships program, where employees support several organizations in South Africa. In addition to serving on the PAR Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and participating on and leading PAR committees, Ruth’s professional affiliations include; Board of Directors Secretary for William Penn Human Services; Advisory Board Member for FICE-USA; Board of Directors President for The Provider Alliance. Ruth is a founder of several organizations: Network for Quality Services in PA, The Provider Alliance, and William Penn Human Services. In her private time, Ruth is a well respected and expert equestrian.