OHFL BOARD MEMBERS
Evelyn Harkins has resided in Olney for 36 years. She is currently an employee of the DHHS of Montgomery County, MD in School Health. She has also worked in the hospitality industry for 45 years in different aspects; owning her own restaurant and catering company; working for executive chef @ Wolftrap Center for the Performing Arts; owner/investor in Hospitality Staff LLC, a company of 25 years supplying temporary help for the hospitality industry with five offices on the east coast. Evelyn graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University with a BS in Business Administration. She started driving for OHFL in 2012 while earning her CNA/GNA from Howard CC, and now is a friendly caller. She joined the board of OHFL in 2018.
Frank Cottone has been a resident of Olney over 40 years. Frank retired in 2016 after 42 years of service with Pepco Holding Inc, which was the Holding Company for Potomac Electric Power, Delmarva Power and Atlantic City Electric. Frank held many positions over the span of his career. His last position with PHI was General Manager of Support Services, responsible for strategic planning and managing facilities and the company fleet operations. Frank was also involved with the company’s Emergency Management Services that was focused on restoring power to Pepco customers during major weather events. He now enjoys his retirement life watching the many activities of his 10 grandchildren. Frank became interested in Olney Home for Life after hearing about the organization from a friend who currently serves on the Board. Frank was a caregiver to his parents and looks forward to serving Olney senior residents as a Board member.
Pam has lived in the Olney/Brookeville area for 35 years. Prior to joining Olney Home for Life (OHFL), she has 10 years experience volunteering in the area.
She was a Federal Government employee at the Food and Drug Administration for over 27 years. She served as Management Officer and Training Liaison; overseeing and directing personnel, recruitment, payroll, budget, facilities, travel, and staff training. In addition, she worked over 6 years in the private sector.
Pam attended Towson University and University of Maryland. She joined OHFL in 2017 as a volunteer driver and became an active member of the fundraising and outreach committees before joining the Board of Directors in 2019.
Lynn Castagna is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to becoming the Director at Sentara Potomac Hospital, she was the Executive Vice President of the Food for All Seasons Foundation in Washington, DC, providing food to senior citizens in DC, MD, and VA. Lynn retired in 2011 from her full time career at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center. She ended her career there after serving as the Director and Office of Development and Volunteer Serviced from 1998 thru 2011.