Board of Directors

Aerion Abney
Program Officer, POISE Foundation

Aerion is a native of Philadelphia. In 2010 he received his undergraduate degree in Communications with a minor in Theatre Arts from the University of Pittsburgh. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree, he continued his education at the University of Pittsburgh’s Master’s of Social Work program. He chose social work because he is dedicated to a life of service and making a positive difference in the lives of others and their overall well-being. His ultimate goal as a social leader is to raise the bar of acquired knowledge, while at the same time closing the gap of ignorance. Aerion is the program officer at the POISE Foundation, where he works to support non-profits that strengthen and sustain African American families and communities. Previously, Aerion served as a staff member for the Honorable State Representative Jake Wheatley Jr., where he was partly responsible for locating, addressing, and improving community related issues and relations with respect to the 19th Legislative District of Pennsylvania. His background and interests are in community organizing, community development, and economic justice. He intends to apply and infuse his acquired knowledge and understanding of social justice into the philanthropic mission of the Foundation. Aerion is also a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and Prince Hall Free and Accepted Masons.

Holly Anderton
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Holly grew up in rural western PA, and has also lived in Eugene, OR and Philadelphia, PA. She finally found her just-right city in Pittsburgh. She currently manages the First Floor of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Oakland. Prior to taking this position, she was head of the Teen Department for 5 years. At the library she currently specializes in outreach, programming, facilitation and strategic planning. She became involved with CHS through library outreach at Lawn Street Social. She joined the board in 2013. In her spare time, you can usually find Holly reading or running. She lives in Highland Park with her husband and two rambunctious rescue dogs.

Chris Berg
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Kyle Crawford
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Meghan Holohan
Freelance Journalist

Meghan Holohan is a freelance writer and editor based in Pittsburgh. She serves as a contributor to and her work has appeared in a variety of local and national publications. Over the past five years, she has conducted research for a manuscript about doctors who care for people who are experiencing homelessness.



Heath Johnson
Heath works as a crime analyst for the City of Pittsburgh Police Department. He received his Ph.D. in social work at the University of Pittsburgh, where his research interests included parental incarceration, youth drug involvement, and community building. Heath earned his bachelor’s of arts in philosophy from Duquesne University and his master’s degree in social work from the University of Pittsburgh. He has worked in a variety of positions such as providing in-home services to youth with autism spectrum disorders, conducting program evaluations, researching delinquent youth, coordinating volunteers, and serving as a legislative assistant. Heath, a long time supporter of CHS, has served on the board since 2011 and serves on its strategic planning committee as well as the agency’s quality committee. Heath lives in Mt. Washington with his wife and daughter.



Drew Miller, President
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Drew Miller is the current board secretary and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2009, when he participated in several legislative roundtable discussions aimed at ending homelessness in Allegheny County. In addition to being a licensed realtor, Drew is also licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, Florida, and Washington, D. C., and is currently working as an energy attorney performing title work for a large law firm. He graduated with a bachelor's of science in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University and received his J.D. from Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg. Previously, Drew was a staff attorney for the Pennsylvania Senate. He is the proud owner of a French Bulldog named Mugsy.


Georgia Petropoulos
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Mike Ressler, Vice President
Diamond Kinetics

Mike is a native of East Brunswick, New Jersey, where his high school volleyball team won two state titles (Go Bears!). Carnegie Mellon University brought Mike to Pittsburgh, where he studied Computer Science and was a manager for the women's volleyball team. Mike quickly fell in love with Pittsburgh and although he graduated from CMU in a record 2.5 years, he decided to stay in Pittsburgh to start a family. Professionally, Mike has combined his passion for sports with his computer science background throughout his career. Mike joined the CHS board in 2012 after being introduced to CHS through fellow board member Jim Logan. Mike is also a board member of another Pittsburgh non-profit organization, Venture Outdoors. Mike's hobbies, aside from playing and coaching volleyball, include board games, biking, scuba diving, and most recently RC helicopter flying.

Deborah Rubin
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Vincent Son

Vince is a certified public accountant and has worked in public accounting for more than eight years. During this time he has worked with many different types of non-profit organizations as both an auditor and advisor. He became a board member of CHS in 2010. Vince’s interest in CHS peaked after hearing about the agency's Sleep-In for the Homeless. After attending 2010’s Sleep-In, his awareness of daily life for the homeless in Pittsburgh increased and his commitment was renewed. Vince is a member of the AICPA, PICPA, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the PICPA Emerging CPAs. Vince enjoys spending time with his wife Stephanie and two children. His hobbies include participating in his son’s boy scouts activities, marbles, bowling, and if the opportunity presents itself karaoke.

Kim Walsh, Treasurer
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