Every day, the MCAP team empowers abused and neglected children to live safely and happily by giving them give them a voice to be nurtured children free of violence and shame. As committed professionals, we help kids recapture their youths by breaking the cycle of domestic violence, so they will be the SUPERHeroes, they were born to be!

Mary Pugh

Mary C. Pugh, Esq.

Executive Director

In 2005, Ms. Pugh became a child advocate for Montgomery Child Advocacy Project, MCAP. Ms. Pugh enthusiastically represents children who need a voice to protect them and help them cope with abuse and neglect. In 2006, she became the Executive Director for MCAP running the day-to-day operations including public relations, financing, marketing, and outreach. In 2006, she received the Pennsylvania Bar Association Everyday Leader Award. She received American Bar Association General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division 2007 Difference Makers Award. In 2008, Mary was awarded the Special Recognition Award of the Pennsylvania Bar Association for her work with abused and neglected children. In 2011, she received the Montgomery Bar Association’s Milton O. Moss Award for “distinguished service to the judicial system.”

Pat Teaford

Patricia Teaford

Program Coordinator

In 2012, Ms. Teaford became the Program Coordinator for Montgomery Child Advocacy Project. As Program Coordinator, Pat heads up our volunteer efforts and interacts on a day-to-day basis with our volunteer attorney advocates to place them with children in need of our services. She also works closely with the entire MCAP team, assisting with various fundraising events.

Jill Moffit

Jill M. Moffitt, Esq.

Staff Attorney

In 2010, Jill Moffitt, Esquire became a child advocate for the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project, MCAP. As the Staff Attorney, she not only represents abused and neglected children but assists volunteer advocates with their cases.

Ms. Moffitt began her career as a contract attorney and spent time working for a local family practice and several large firms on class action lawsuits. She then moved to legal malpractice defense. In 2012, she began practicing insurance defense, where she litigated motor vehicle and slip and fall accidents and was successful in several motions and appeals.

Jill Ringold, MPH

Development Coordinator

In 2013, Jill joined the MCAP team. As an avid writer, Jill oversees grant-writing projects while managing MCAP’s presence on social media. An as enthusiastic cheerleader for all children, Jill helps in any way to help MCAP be a valuable resource for children.

Stacey Halstead

Event’s Coordinator

Since 2011, Stacey has been event’s organizer for MCAP’s biggest fund-raisers and friend-raisers. Stacey promotes MCAP and its inherent value to the community.

Jennifer Kayal

Book keeper

In 2015, Jennifer became the MCAP book keeper. She oversees that internal processes are followed.

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