Board of Directors

Cheryl Campbell, Founder/President

Cheryl graduated Bucks County Community College in 2013 with an Associates of Arts degree. Before attending college, Cheryl ran her own home daycare for seven years, and then moved on to work in customer service and accounts receivable for 10 years. She went back to her passion of working with children with her in-home daycare and then as an instructional assistant at the Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 for the last thirteen years. While working full time is when she received her degree and founded her own 501(c)(3) called The Christmas Gala, a non-profit that serves low income senior citizens throughout Bucks County. Cheryl began the organization out of the living room of her home and has since outgrown it and moved to an office in Bristol Borough. Growing from one program to three, starting with a handful of volunteers to over 50, and as of March 2017, she has resigned her day job and now works full time as the Executive Director of the company.

Cheryl has been nominated for and won many awards for her success with this organization. She and the Gala were finalists for 2017 Bucks Happening List for Power person, volunteer and the annual Christmas Gala event.  The Christmas Gala was a finalist for community service from Lower Bucks Champions of Commerce in 2017. She won Bucks County Do-Gooders in 2014, a candidate for the Women of Distinction award in 2015, Bucks Happening Mover and Shaker award 2015, Bucks Happening Best Charity in 2014, and Bucks County Courier Times Emerging Leader 2016, Best of Bucks from Bucks County Courier Times for Non-profit and one of the Best of Bucks for Fundraiser, Bucks Happening 2018 awards for finalist for Best Non-profit, finalist for Best Senior Care, finalist for Best Fundraiser.

Nancy Toth, Executive Secretary
Nancy is Mom to 2 sons, Michael (deceased) and Kevin, as well as Grammy to Mike’s daughter Kylie. Nancy lives in Langhorne, PA with her husband John and granddaughter Kylie.  She works from home as a medical transcriptionist, is also a Notary Public, and has previously worked as a Radiologic Technologist.
Nancy has volunteered for The Christmas Gala for the past 5 years, which started after being a donor the year before, learning the story of how the program began and wanting to be part of keeping this wonderful program running.

Diana Ayala, Co-Executive Secretary

Diana is a 17 year seasoned Executive Assistant at Church & Dwight Company, Inc.

Office administrator for the International Department supporting an Executive, two Vice Presidents, Director and three departments including Finance, Marketing and Global Markets Group worldwide.  

Ensures the smooth operation of orchestrating any request and demands that are fit to carry this team by using robust knowledge from the many years of experience supporting in this department an Executive, two Vice Presidents, Director, all within Finance, Marketing and Global Market Groups around the world.  

Diana is a smooth operator, well known by being kind, productive, offering great advice and a team player of support for everyone.  She is an active volunteer at her church in Trenton NJ who serves the surrounding community through outreach programs,  The Christmas Gala and The Better Community Housing programs.

Lori Crain, Epic/Echos Manager 

Lori has worked in the Skilled Nursing field for 25 years. She is responsible for overseeing the daily business office functions, as well as handling residents’ funds and assisting residents in obtaining Medical Assistance for the nursing home. She resides in Langhorne, PA with her husband and two children.

Colleen Prendergast, Graphic Design Manager

Colleen has over 20 years experience in graphic design: 3 years for Bucks County Community College and 18 years for the Bucks County Courier Times, Intelligencer, Burlington County Times (Calkins Media). She currently runs a media marketing company MediaMinds Inc. in Horsham. Colleen was responsible for all of the marketing materials at the college and performed in many college events as well. At the newspaper, she won over a dozen awards for her work in news, features and sports design. As a freelance designer, she has extended her expertise into social media advertising, as well as logo design, advertising, branding, social media and loves working with small business owners. Colleen is really excited to be a part of The Christmas Gala. She lives in Croydon and loves spending time with her three children Dean, Shannon and Ryan and one very spoiled Boston Terrier, Autumn.

Helene Kelly, Vice President

Retiring in May of 2018, Helene has worked in the Physician Services world for over 38 years, first as a billing clerk for multi-specialty practices, then as an office manager for a Cardiology practice, which led to becoming a Regional Manager for Jefferson Physician Services – Northeast, overseeing over 12 specialty practices and their many office locations.
Helene decided to retire to spend more time with her high school sweetheart and husband of 46 years, Michael. She is Mom to Krista, who passed away in 2005 from a brain aneurysm. Helene has spent years volunteering for various organizations, including The Sunshine Foundation, American Heart Association and American Lung Association.  In the 1980s, she served as Activities President of St. Joachim’s PTO for 2 years.  Currently, she is President of The Krista Kelly Memorial Fund, which awards nursing scholarships, each year, to two second-year students at Bucks County Community College.
Having donated for a few years to the Christmas Gala and loving all the wonderful things they do for our seniors, she decided The Christmas Gala was the volunteer team she wanted to be a part of,  to help bring comfort and smiles to so many seniors in the area. Helene joined last year, helping whenever possible and wherever needed and joined the Christmas Gala Board this year. Helene enjoys helping others, reading, spending time with family,  traveling to Florida and Aruba and any Girls Getaway she and her friends can do.


Christine M. Biemuller, Sponsorship
Christine M. Biemuller, is a licensed insurance agent life, health, and annuities with Your Senior Savior LLC. She lives in Levittown with her husband and two daughters.

Ashley Poller, Treasurer

Ashley Poller is an accomplished retail banking professional with over fifteen years’ experience in both banks and credit unions.   She started her career with TD Bank and held various roles, including front-line positions assisting customers and was quickly promoted to a leadership position.   To further expand her career in financial services, Ashley joined Inspire Federal Credit Union in 2017.  Currently she oversees the branch network, contact center, and the marketing team.  Developing new business and growing existing relationships is important to her in her role. Ashley’s passion is to ensure each member of her team is as successful as they can be through coaching, mentoring and guiding.   Ashley was born and raised in Bucks County and continues to give back to her community.  She is actively involved in various local organizations and serves on the board of a business to business networking group.



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