Cheryl Walter

Cheryl Walter is a retired music teacher and currently the owner of Norwin Express Tours, LLC. She graduated from Carlow University with a degree in Music Education. She received an Alumni Leadership Award and the Carlow Distinguished Service Award. Cheryl began her career as an elementary music teacher in the Wilkinsburg School District. In 1986 she began teaching at Norwin School District and retired in 2011. After 20 years of arranging trips for her students and friends, she began a 2nd career as a travel agent. Cheryl founded the Expressions in Harmony Foundation to continue the community work that she began during her teaching career. Her hope is to keep all of her former students involved in community service and to encourage other students to find fulfillment in community service.

Linda Madden-Brenhholts

Currently the Customer Satisfaction Representative at USA Insulation of Pittsburgh, Linda retired from Carlow University in 2012 where she served as the Director of the Carlow Fund and had also served as the Alumnae Director for a number of years. Linda received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carlow University and a Master of Arts degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Bridget Faulk
Board Member

Mrs. Bridget Faulk received her bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana and her Master’s in Choral Conducting from Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, PA. In 2011, Bridget happily accepted the role as Senior High Choral Director and Show Choir Director at Norwin High School. Bridget has been on the Expressions in Harmony Board since Fall 2020, but has been heavily involved in the mission of the foundation since starting at Norwin in 2011. 

Jessie VanSickle
Board Member

Jessie VanSickle is a graduate of Norwin High School (2002) and also a alumni to the Norwin Show Choir. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a BA in Human Geography, continuing her education at East Carolina University, where she received a Masters in Human Geography. She has seen first hand the generosity of the Norwin community for HEARTH and is proud to help the next generation continue the traditions created. She joined the board in the Fall of 2019 and is excited to see what the future will bring, for The Expressions in Harmony Foundation and HEARTH.

Kate Zingarelli
Board Member

A Founding Member of the Expressions in Harmony Board, and the parent of two Norwin Show Choir Alumnae (2002 and 2012), Kate is a 25 year resident of North Huntingdon. A Texas native, after graduation from high school, she went on to East Texas State University (now Texas A&M Commerce) for her BA in Education. She has a MA in Whole Systems Design from Antioch University Seattle.

She brings to the Board her knowledge of educational systems and her ability to see the big picture and facilitate the accomplishment of the Expressions In Harmony Vision.  Her goal as a Board Member is to expand the model of music and community service to school districts nationwide.

Gloria Gralewski
Board Member

Gloria Gralewski is a board member with over 30 years of fundraising experience. She feels her past work with the American Cancer Society, Relay For Life and numerous other local charities will help the group continue its mission of financial support and community involvement to HEARTH.

Eric Perkins
Board Member

Eric Perkins is a healthcare IT consultant with a passion for giving back to the community. He is a 2008 graduate from Norwin High School and a 2012 graduate from the University of Pittsburgh, earning a B.S. in Health Information Management. He is honored to be involved with a foundation who’s core values taught him so much during his high school years. 

Andrew Brown
Student Representative

Andrew Brown is a senior at Norwin High School and has been a member of the Norwin Show Choir for two years. Aside from show choir, he is class president and participates in extracurriculars such as lacrosse and Model United Nations. He is eager to give back to the Expressions in Harmony organization and a community that has given him so many incredible and memorable opportunities. He is excited and grateful for the chance to contribute to an organization that has enriched his life and to work to continue inspiring others to do the same.

Erin Alexander
Student Representative

Erin is the acting President of the Norwin Show Choir. She served as the treasurer last year for the Show Choir. In addition, Erin is also serving as the President for Norwin’s Unified Sports, and she was the treasurer for this club for the past two years as well. She is passionate about community service and helped create the Norwin In Action program last year.

Additional Board Members Include

Jessica Hickey

Student Representative Alumni

Ashley Bodnar

Alex Fumero