Author of Wanted for Warrants:

Patricia McKernan, DSW, LSW

Pat McKernan is Chief Operating Officer for Volunteers of America Delaware Valley.  In the Delaware Valley, Volunteers of America provides services to individuals in need including the homeless, individuals with intellectual disabilities, people struggling with addiction or mental illness veterans and people returning home from the criminal justice system.   Pat has been with Volunteers of America since 1996 and is responsible for all programs and services.
Pat has been a social worker since 1990.  She is President of the Reentry Coalition of New Jersey where she has served in leadership roles for more than 15 years.  Pat was appointed by Governor Christie to the Board of Social Work Examiners in 2014 and is a Board Member of PILOT Services, a non profit serving individuals with intellectual disabilities.  She is a licensed Social Worker who received her Bachelor of Arts from Trenton State College and her Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University.  She completed her Doctorate in Social Work at Rutgers University.  Wanted for Warrants is her multi-media project for 2018.