Juanita Baxter was born in York, PA and spent her childhood growing up living back and forth between York, PA and Philadelphia PA. She has been employed by WellSpan Health for over fourteen years and most recently has filled the position of WellSpan Health Manager of Community Health Central Region.
Juanita is a 2020 graduate of Pennsylvania State University, earning a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies. During her internship, Juanita was involved with the development of the gun violence reduction project in partnership with WellSpan Health and the York City GVI (Group Violence Intervention). This project has special meaning to Juanita as she has lost an uncle to gun violence and has many friends and family that have experienced similar losses due to senseless gun violence.
Juanita is also a long-time volunteer with United Way– York, serving on various projects but mostly serving on the Allocations Panel process and also served two terms on the Board of Directors for the York County Literacy Council. Juanita is a proud mother and grandmother and in her free time, enjoys reading, traveling and music.