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Our Mission

Upper Darby Community Outreach Corporation (UDCOC) is a faith-based, non-profit organization committed to serving the residents of Eastern Delaware County and West Philadelphia.

We strive to provide programs and services that enhance education, increase healthcare access, improve life skills, and promote an understanding that embraces diversity and unifies neighborhoods.

Meet UDCOC Staff and Board of Directors

2016-17 Staff

Executive Director + Board Member


Pastor David R. Shaheen, Master of Divinity, Lutheran Theological Seminary, B.A. in Education, American University. Pastor Shaheen has served congregations for over 40 years, and was the Pastor of Christ Lutheran Community Church for over 15 years. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County and The Geranium Farm. He is also a member of the Upper Darby Neighborhood Revitalization Partnership, the Upper Darby Refugee Resettlement Task Force, the Rotary Club and the Optimist Club. He co-chairs with the YMCA the annual Upper Darby Martin Luther King Day Celebration.

Office Manager


Elizabeth Munson

Director of Finance


Kevin Dugan Sr.

BLAST After School Program Director


Rachel Rugh

ELL Instructor


Radha Singh

A.C.E. / Harcum College Site Coordinator


James A. Washington, IV

Summer Day Camp Director


Jayme Worthington

Fundraising Consultant


Jaime Howard

Director of Operations


Rev. Myra Rouse

A.C.E. Administrative Assistant


Michellene Sanders

2016-17 Board of Directors

Philip Lydon - President
Police Officer / Criminal Investigator
Upper Darby Police Department
Upper Darby, PA

Andrew Weldon - Treasurer

Melissa Bolden
Supervisor of Special Education
Centennial School District

Pastor Steve Keiser
Pastor, Christ Lutheran Church
Upper Darby, PA

Karen Doherty
Regional Branch Administrator
ESSA Bank & Trust
Haverford, PA

Jessica Conley
Assistant District Attorney
Delaware County, PA

Kate Vincente
Residence Life Staff
Villanova University
Villanova, PA