President – Michael T. Walker
Michael is a graduate of LaSalle University in Philadelphia. He has over 20 years of diverse experience in sales and marketing roles and currently serves as Vice President of Sales at Arrett Sales Corporation in Pennsauken, NJ. He has an extensive background in developing and executing brand strategies at companies such as Spectrum Brands, Ingersoll Rand and Burpee Garden Products. Michael is married with two young children and the proud uncle of Billy Walker Jr.
Vice President – David Walker
President of MarKel Floors Inc. for the past 25 years, David’s extensive knowledge of the construction field has allowed him to fulfill his own successful tile business. David is a Foster Adoptive Parent and is proud to have his Resource Family Home License. He looks forward to his obligations in helping recipients receive their goals of successfully becoming the First Responder that will make Billy Walker Jr. proud. David is married with two teenage girls and is honored to be Uncle and Godfather of Billy Walker Jr.
Secretary – Carolyn W. Keen
Carolyn is the Global NEA International Trade Operations Leader at the Dow Chemical Company in Philadelphia. She discovered that her real desire was to help those in need. She used her professional experiences to assist non-profit organizations. These partnerships include Loaned Executive to the United Way of Bucks County, Social Concerns Director of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church PTA, Volunteer of the Year at the Tri-County Easter Seal Society and Vice President of the Board of Education at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School. Carolyn is married with two girls and is honored to be a part of this Foundation.
Treasurer – Catherine Amelio-Meighan
Catherine is the Executive Assistant to Drew Katz, the founder of The Drew A. Katz Foundation and the Chief Executive Officer of Interstate Outdoor Advertising. A native of Southern New Jersey, Catherine’s philanthropic pursuits stretch three decades focusing primarily on causes which are close to not only her home but her heart. Catherine has been involved with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Garry Maddox’s Youth Golf and Academics, the Make-A-Difference Day Program, and the Cherry Hill Cheerleading Association.Catherine is also actively involved with the Cherry Hill Fire Department and its many community outreach events.
Legal Counsel – Robert Kempf, Esq.
Robert Kempf is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law. He is currently an active Police Officer, serving as a Detective. His legal practice concentrates on Administrative Law, specifically serving public safety workers in employment matters. Robert is married with three young children and looks forward to serving the community through this foundation.
Trustee – William J. Walker, Sr.
Bill retired as a Career Captain on January 1, 2011 after serving 31 years as a Firefighter/EMT with the Cherry Hill Fire Department. During his tenure with the CHFD, Bill was on many committees and teams that molded the Department into one of the premier fire departments in the tri-state area. Bill is the secretary for the Cherry Hill Township Firemen’s Relief Association, which assists firefighters active and retired that may be in need of financial assistance due to injury or illness. Bill is still serving his community as a fire service instructor with Camden County College, he works at the Camden County Regional Emergency Training Center, training new firefighters and honing the skills of experienced firefighters. Bill is also a Man of Malvern; he is the CA Captain of the St. Joseph’s group at St. Joseph’s in the Hills Retreat House. Bill coordinates the retreat weekend for up to 350 men. Bill is a past youth wrestling coach and is a Varsity Official for the New Jersey Wrestling Officials Association, Southern Chapter. Bill is the proud father of Billy, Jr., and is married with one surviving son.
Trustee – Debbie McClintock
I have been employed at Virtua Health for 22 years and currently manage EMS Training for an outreach program called M.O.R.E. provided by Virtua MICU for the BLS squads in Camden & Burlington Counties. M.O.R.E. provides Medical Oversight, Review and Education at no cost to our partners in the field for a better patient experience. I am also the EMT Program Coordinator for the School of Paramedic Sciences at Camden County College. Billy attended our EMT program and excelled under our supportive guidance and became a highly functioning Emergency Medical Techinician in Atlantic City for Exceptional Medical Transportation. My passion in this business is served best at Exceptional Medical Transportation where I hold the position of Education Manager and mentor to newly certified Emergency Medical Technicians. Exceptional provides an environment where compassion, communication and strong basic skills are developed under supportive and nurturing conditions. I am passionate about education and being the change I’ve always wanted to see in this crazy business we call Emergency Medical Services. Billy was the perfect example of how a passion becomes a reality….one EMT at a time!