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Sam Jampetro

executive director

Sam Jampetro is the founder of the CCDF, having served the CCDF as its Executive Director since co-founding the organization in 2006. General responsibilities include working with board in order to fulfill the organization's mission. Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization remain viable. Responsible for strategic planning, program design and implementation, volunteer recruitment and coordination, and development concerning all aspects of relief, resourcing and redevelopment initiatives. Works with board and volunteers to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach. Responsible for the enhancement of CCDF’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations, serving as its primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public.


Shawn Reed

chairman of the board

One of the original founders of the Coraopolis Community Development Foundation, Shawn currently chairs its board. A resident for over 25 years, Shawn and his wife Karen have help lead a number of community initiatives including tree planting, flower gardens, the Coraopolis Christmastime event, and the renovation of the Train Station. 


Amy Cavicchia

administrative assistant

Amy needs her own personal Mad Hatter to keep up with all of the hats she wears for the CCDF.  As our only paid employee, Amy has become the hub of all of the CCDF's active projects. She sends out our mailers, sends out thank you's, coordinates a host of local volunteers, and keeps the entire team in line and on task. We can't be more grateful for our team Superhero, as her bright, positive approach is a daily reminder of why we love and believe in this community.


Our Team of Volunteers

While this is by no means everyone on our volunteer team, we are so grateful for each and every person who, throughout the year, contributes their time and their talents to CCDF and the Coraopolis community. We are so delighted and priviliged to work with such an amazing group of people.