Outstanding Alumnus of the Year
Each year, Leadership York recognizes one outstanding alumnus for their contribution to the greater good in our community. Graduates from any of Leadership York's programs are eligible.
Please consider nominating a fellow Leadership York class member or any LY alumni for the Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Award. This award is designed to recognize exceptional graduates from our programs.
Nominees should meet the following criteria:
Be an active volunteer in the community since graduating from a Leadership York program.
Hold a leadership role with a non-profit or been appointed to serve in an elected position.
Making a visible impact in the York community through dedicated community service.
The Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Award was presented at our graduation event on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.
To submit an entry, please use this nomination form.
To confirm if someone went through our programs, please review the complete list of alumni.
*Current LY Board of Directors and Staff are not eligible.
Leadership York Names Delma Rivera-Lytle Outstanding Alumnus of the Year 2019
Each year, Leadership York recognizes one outstanding alumnus for their contributions to the greater good in our community. This year’s Outstanding Alumnus of the Year is Delma Rivera-Lytle.
Delma is a graduate of Central York High School and Gettysburg College. She has been the Diversity Education Specialist at Central York School District for the past 13 years, where she coordinates an annual district wide Diversity Celebration.
Delma is a 1982 graduate of the Leadership Training Program and the 2009 Leadership for Diverse Schools (LDS) program. She has also assisted with LDS sessions on Latino culture.
The Outstanding Alumnus of the Year selection committee is comprised of past recipients of Leadership York’s Alumnus of the Year award and Leadership York staff.
Past Alumni of the Year
2004 Mark Ottemiller (LTP 94)
2003 Beverly Mackereth (LTP 89)
2002 Michael Gleim (EC 1990)
2000 David Kennedy (LTP 89)
1999 Anne Hoover (LTP 79)
1998 Dennis Kelly (LTP 89)
1997 Peggy Fink (LTP 94)
1996 Zoe Meisenhelder (LTP 79)
1995 Michael Hady (LTP 87)
1994 Jeffrey Varnes (LTP 89)
1993 Selma Rosenfeld (LTP 82)
1992 Linda Davidson (LTP 82)
1991 Bill Groft (LTP 79)
2018 Rob Berkebile (LTP 92) 2017 Rob Stone (EC 11)
2016 Casey Deller (LTP 06, MY 11)
2015 Diane Baker (LTP 05, MY 01)
2014 Doug Berman (LTP 02)
2013 Nadine Hubner (EC 93, LTP 94)
2012 Suzanne McConkey (LTP 89)
2011 Elizabeth Dellinger (LTP 98)
2010 Scott Butcher (LTP 96)
2009 Anne Zerbe (LTP 03)
2008 Dave Freeman (EC 02)
2007 Nancy Ahalt (LTP 85, LDS 07)
2006 Kay Kuhn (LTP 02)
2005 Christi Brown (LTP 02)