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SWAN Prime Contractor Names New Leadership

Over the past few months, a few individuals have been named to new management positions. Voce is pleased to announce that Tammy Hendrix, DSW, MSW, LCSW is now serving as the SWAN program administrator; Tinnesha English, MSW is now serving as the SWAN technical assistance program director; Kelly Weston is now serving as the RTA division manager for the SWAN central region; and Robert Brockman is now serving as the PAE division manager.

Tammy Hendrix has worked for Voce since 2004 and has worked within the SWAN network since 1994. She was previously a regional technical assistance division manager and was instrumental in facilitating the implementation of Casey Family Permanency Roundtables throughout Pennsylvania. Tammy is a licensed clinical social worker with deep experience in program development, implementation and monitoring. She is a graduate of Millersville University of Pennsylvania with a doctorate in social work and holds a master’s degree in social work from San Francisco State University.

Tinnesha English has worked in various capacities serving children and families involved with the child welfare system within SWAN, including as a SWAN regional technical assistant in the southeast region. She has worked in the field of permanency and adoption for over 15 years, more than half of which was in a supervisory or program management capacity. Inspired by her journey as a kinship and adoptive parent, she has championed resource parent training as a facilitator and curriculum developer. Tinnesha received her B.A. in Sociology from Pennsylvania State University in 2004 and a master’s degree in Social Work from Widener University in 2008.

Kelly Weston joined Voce in 2011 as a regional technical assistant in the central region. Previously, Kelly spent 15 years with Berks County Children and Youth where she worked in several capacities, including as protective services supervisor and adoption supervisor. While at Voce, Kelly has served on many committees supporting adoption search and reunion and internal research. Kelly is a graduate of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Criminal Justice. 

Robert Brockman joined Voce as a PAE coordinator in the central region in 2013. Previously, he was the national director of clinical outcomes for The Bair Foundation. He received bachelor’s degrees in psychology and child development from the University of Arizona and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Congratulations to Tammy, Tinnesha, Kelly, and Robert on their new roles. We are excited to see what their leadership and expansive combined expertise brings to the SWAN program.


Published: Nov. 6, 2023

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