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Meet The Parsonage Project Team
Leadership Team
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REV. RIBBONS HARRIS

Founder &

Executive Director

Rev. L.M. "Ribbons" Harris has served specialized populations for over two decades. She was Executive Director of a community development corporation to address the needs of the marginalized, co-led the launch for Operation Starting Line, and served as Deputy Director of the National Prison Education Project. Rev. Harris has served as a police chaplain with specialization in critical incident stress management and psychological first aid. She was later appointed Ambassador of the Parliament of the World's Religions and Chair of the Bishop's Committee on Evangelism for the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania. Currently, Rev. Harris serves as Founder and Executive Director of THE PARSONAGE PROJECT. She is a member and master-of-ceremonies of Grace Episcopal Church on Martha's Vineyard. Rev. Harris holds a MTS in theology and ethics as well as a BSLS in psychology and philosophy. She is also a memeber of CERT and holds CISM certification for critical incident response.

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TONY PANACCIO

Vice President,

Media & Communications

Tony Panaccio is a 35-year media veteran, with experience as a journalist, screenwriter, ghost writer, marketing professional, and publicist. Tony has developed motion picture and TV projects with talents such as Bob Zemeckis, Wes Craven, Larry Kasanoff and Chuck Russell. He was a marketing consultant for film producer Michael Uslan (Batman, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight). As a publicist, Tony has repped clients like Stan Lee and William Shatner, and once ghosted speeches for Bill Gates. He is a producer with Lonesome Pine Productions and is also THE PARSONAGE PROJECT's VP of Media & Communications.

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BRUCE R. HARRIS

Director,

Operations

Bruce R. Harris is a mission, strategy, and data-driven leader with extensive experience in business, social responsibility, and race education. His career accomplishments are centered around operations, program development, and innovative strategies addressing a range of race, community, and social justice issues. He is committed to cultivating multidisciplinary and interagency relationships dedicated to outcomes that serve clergy, their families, and marginalized faith communities. Bruce is a student of the London School of Economics and serves THE PARSONAGE PROJECT as Director of Operations as well as on the Board of Directors.

Our Partners & Other Staff

Our partners share their talent and expertise in accomplishing the goals of The Parsonage Project. From mental health access and professional coaching to film and research on hate fueled violence against houses of worship, Parsonage Partners are key participants in taking a huge bite out of issues in our world today.

Our Board of Advisors

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