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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees has final legislative authority in all matters pertaining to the purpose of the College and the policies for fulfilling the statement of purpose. Among the board's primary functions are selecting the president of the College, developing and sustaining the philosophy and policies of the College, setting the costs of tuition and fees, adopting the annual budget, and approving plans for developing and maintaining the physical plant.

Board Officers

Chair of the Board

Michael S. Spangler '88
Asset Management Executive
Columbus, OH

Vice Chair of the Board

Jan Lane '75
Non-Profit Executive (Retired)
Vienna, VA


Bradley D. Rhoads '82
Managing Director
Chatham Asset Advisors, LLC
Chatham, NJ


Leanna L. Meiser '01, MBA'14
Director, Enterprise Learning & Organizational Change Management
The Hershey Company
Hershey, PA

Assistant Secretary

Rev. Pamela A. Reist
Pastor (Retired)
Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren
Elizabethtown, PA


Gerald R. Baer, M.D. '84
Physician Emeritus (Retired)
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
Lancaster, PA

Rick S. Baker '75
Co-Founder & President (Retired)
The Riverhorse Group
Lewisville, NC

Daniel Betancourt
President and CEO
Community First Fund
Lancaster, PA

Joyce M. Davis
Outreach & Opinion Editor
The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg
Harrisburg, PA

Robert J. Dolan
Conrad Siegel Actuaries (Retired)
Harrisburg, PA

Margo Donlin '19 | Young Alumni Trustee
Ph.D. Student / Graduate Research Assistant, University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Warren M. Eshbach, D.Min. P'88
Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center (Retired)
Mechanicsburg, PA

Franklin Fox
Sustainable Composites
Lancaster, PA

Carl A. Freeman
Vice President, Supply Chain Operations
Ahold Delhaize USA
York, PA

Albert L. Granger, D.D.S. '83
Managing Partner
Premier Endodontics of Long Island, PLLC
Garden City, New York

Mark A. Heckler '77
President (Retired)
Self-Employed Consultant
Naples, FL

Michael J. Lorelli '88
Senior Vice President - Commercial Asset Management
High Associates, Ltd.
Lancaster, PA

Michael J. Mason '72
Corporate Manager of Quality Assurance (Retired)
Bechtel Corporation
Elizabethtown, PA

Thomas J. McGonigle, Esq. P'10, P'17
Davis Wright Tremaine
Washington, DC

John D. Miller Jr., Esq. P'06
MPL Law Firm, LLP
York, PA

Richard D. Poole
Founder/CEO (Retired)
Richard D. Poole Inc.
York, PA

Dusty A. Putnam '72
Vice President
Fenimore Asset Management
Cobleskill, NY

Velma A. Redmond
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary (Retired)
Pennsylvania American Water
Carlisle, PA

Robert Sands '90
Partner and Vice Chair
Philadelphia, PA

Joseph J. Schultz '83
Senior Executive Vice President for Sales and Marketing (Retired)
Allergan, Inc
Pittsburg, PA

Ryan C. Unger '01
President & CEO
Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC
Harrisburg, PA

Dr. Edward E. White Jr., D.D.S. P'00, P'18
White Family Dental
Elizabethtown, PA

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