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Regional Staff

Julie Benjamin

Julie Benjamin

Regional Executive Director

Julie leads the Regional team and serves as the primary contact for Special Olympics of the Greater Lehigh Valley Pocono Region. She works with Local Team Leaders to develop partnerships, increase funding, and expand opportunities for our athletes in every community we serve.

610-850-0449 ext 1

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Alexandra Rowlands

Alexandra Rowlands

Development Director

The regional development director assists with all fundraising events and activities. She works alongside the Fundraising Leaders to plan local and Regional fundraisers, to solicit sponsors and donors, and to write grants to support our athletes across the Region.

610-850-0449 ext 2

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Jason Merola

Jason Merola

Regional Sports Director

Jason is the primary Sports contact for the Region. He works with the Local Sports Leaders to ensure that our athletes and coaches have all the support and resources they need for successful training and competition.

610-850-0449 ext 4

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Lisa Brown

Regional Administrative Manager

Lisa supports the region's administrative functions. She works with every team in the Region to update athlete medicals, collect data, and to send information to athletes, coaches, and their families. Lisa also serves as the primary contact for volunteers throughout the Region.

610-850-0449 ext 3