Cradle Board of Directors

We are very thankful to our volunteer Board of Directors. The Cradle Board is deeply invested in the work of the agency—16 of the 22 members have a direct connection to adoption.

The Cradle Society

  • John S. Luce, Chair
  • Kimberly A. Simonton, Vice Chair
  • Sarah Van Steenburg, Secretary
  • Jeffrey Brown, Treasurer
  • Jerry H. Biederman
  • Penelope Savalas Boardman
  • J’ai Brown
  • James G. Connelly III
  • Jane Cummins
  • Danielle Davis
  • Jeanne E. Enright
  • Margarita E. Kellen
  • Heather A. Kelley
  • Julia Paster
  • Lawrence H. Rubly
  • Stephen M. Whisdosh
  • Ryan Whitacre
  • George S. Wilkins

The Cradle Foundation

The Cradle Foundation is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization created in 2003 to raise and manage funds in support of The Cradle’s programs and services.

  • Joel Solomon, Chair & Treasurer
  • Phyllis S. Thomas, Secretary
  • Corry Connelly
  • Therese Fauerbach

Centennial Celebration

The Cradle is 100 years old in 2023! You can get involved with our Centennial Celebration by sharing your story to be part of Faces of The Cradle, attending an event, learning more about our history or making a donation.


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