TFEC Welcomes New Board Members and Team Members

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) recently added four new members to its team! TFEC also welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors.

Sharon Bass – Financial Services Associate

Sharon came to TFEC in September of 2021 from her previous role as the Administrative Director for Church Business, Finances, and Employees at Mt. Zion Greater Baptist Church. She joins our finance team to assist the Chief Financial Officer in accomplishing the day-to-day activities, which allow TFEC to meet its fiduciary responsibilities.

Caitlin Cluck – Program Officer for Community Investment

Caitlin joined the TFEC team in February 2022 with six years of previous grantmaking experience. Her insight will be invaluable as she manages all of TFEC’s competitive grantmaking opportunities. 

Yamit Friedman – Community Investment Associate

Yamit came to TFEC in May of 2021, having previously worked for several years as a first-grade teacher. In her role she will work with the Program Officer of Community Investment on all of TFEC’s grant opportunities.

Tameka Rice – Financial Services Associate

Tameka joined the TFEC team in November of 2021 from her previous accounting roles with both for-profit and non-profit organizations. She will join the finance team and assist with TFEC’s numerous management agreements with local nonprofit organizations.

Board of Directors

The TFEC Board of Directors also welcomed two new members; Marlene Kanuck, retired community volunteer with over 30 years of experience with the PA Department of Education, and Todd Snovel, Vice President for Student Affairs and Community Engagement at the Pennsylvania College of Art and Design. TFEC thanks them for their willingness to serve and looks forward to working with them.


 About The Foundation for Enhancing Communities 

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC), the 18th oldest community foundation in the United States, inspires giving by partnering with donors to achieve their charitable goals, and strengthens our local communities by investing in them now, and for future generations. TFEC has been serving the South-Central Pennsylvania counties of Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, and Perry, and the Dillsburg Area for 102 years. Regional foundations of TFEC include the Greater Harrisburg Community Foundation, the Franklin County Community Foundation, the Mechanicsburg Area Community Foundation, the Perry County Community Foundation, and the Dillsburg Area Community Foundation. For more information on TFEC, please visit


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