About Us

Mission/Vision

To promote hope, healing and wholeness through integrative behavioral healthcare resources that nurture mental health, resilience and innovation.

Legacy Foundation Board Members

  • Janet Stauffer, Chair
  • Danwe N’Dikwe, Vice-Chair
  • Jim Herr, Treasurer
  • Sarah Mattern
  • Trevor Bare
  • L. Keith Weaver, LMC Moderator

Board Member Biographies

Janet R. Stauffer, Ph.D., Chair

Professor, Evangelical Seminary

Therapist/Owner, Fredericksburg Family Therapy Center

Janet is Professor of Marriage & Family Therapy and Director of the Restorative Theology track in the Doctor of Theology program at Evangelical Seminary. A licensed marriage and family therapist, and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional she maintains her therapy practice at Fredericksburg Family Therapy & Counseling Center. Prior work included a position at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Pittsburgh.

Janet served 15 years on the board of Philhaven Behavioral Healthcare Facility, a number of those years as vice president and chair of governance committee. She has led retreats, presented at national and international conferences, and published journal articles.

Research interests include genuine meeting through dialogical engagement, loyalty dynamics between and across the generations of the family, and the power of relationship in healing trauma with application to communities of faith. Across the years, Janet has served in numerous church leadership roles in communities of faith.


Danwe N’Dikwe, Vice Chair

Sr. Grants and Contracts Officer, World Vision, Inc.

Danwe N’Dikwe has 19 years of experience working for not-for-profit organizations.  He currently works for World Vision, Inc. as Sr. Grants and Contracts Officer which involves training staff and providing support in compliance in grant implementation. Prior to World Vision, he worked for other international non-governmental organizations including Ten Thousand Villages.

He serves on the deacons’ team and is also a member of the board of his church, Elizabethtown Mennonite Church.   His passions are to see respect and dignity for human life, attend the needs of the poor, and eradicate poverty in the world. Danwe has a master’s degree in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.


James Herr, MD, Treasurer

Physician, Lancaster General Health Urgent Care

After his residency in Family medicine Jim spent 18 years in primary care (taking 1.5 years away to serve in a mission hospital in Nepal). His interests led him to further his career with 12 years in the emergency department at Lancaster General Health before moving to the Urgent Care offices.

Jim currently serves on the Wellspan Philhaven Board as Vice Chair, having served on the Philhaven board for several terms since 1985. He also serves as an Elder at Mountville Mennonite Church where he has attended since 1987.

His work in the emergency department and service on the board at Wellspan Philhaven has continued to expand his awareness and concern for the challenges persons with mental health illnesses experience.


Sarah B. Mattern, LCSW, BCBA, MBA

Director of Operations, WellSpan Philhaven Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Sarah Mattern has been the Director of Operations at the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD) since February 2018. She is responsible for the financial and operational aspects of the program and is a part of the leadership team at WellSpan Philhaven. She came to Philhaven in 2009 as an Outpatient Therapist and spent several years as the Director of CADD Outpatient Services. She continues to provide direct clinical care to individuals with developmental disabilities.

Sarah has a master’s in business administration from Elizabethtown College and a master’s in social work from the University of Maryland. She is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She is on the advisory board at Messiah University’s Social Work Department and volunteers with Second Grace, a mentoring organization.


Trevor Bare

Partner and Consulting Actuary at Conrad Siegel

Trevor is a Partner and Consulting Actuary at Conrad Siegel, an employee benefits consulting firm.  He works closely with clients to consult on employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), 401(k), profit sharing, government, and cash balance plans.  Trevor has been with Conrad Siegel since 2006.

Trevor serves as an Elder and Board Member at Sunnyside Mennonite Church where he and his family attend.  


L. Keith Weaver

LMC Moderator

Keith Weaver serves as Moderator of LMC, a fellowship of approximately 220 Anabaptist congregations. He has been in this role since April 2000. Prior to that, he served as pastor of Blainsport Mennonite Church from 1979 to 1988 and bishop in the Ephrata District from 1988 to 2004.

Keith was a member of the board of Philhaven Behavioral Healthcare Facility for 15 years beginning in the late 1980’s. He has also served on boards of various church-related organizations.  Keith holds a Master of Arts in Church Leadership from Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Harrisonburg, VA.

Keith’s primary passion is to see congregations fully engaged in the mission of God to redeem, renew, and restore all things in Christ.