Our alumni are busy serving the community. Here are a few examples of recent appointments and recognition. Following their name is the program(s) they completed and the year they graduated.

LTP = Leadership Training Program
MY = Mentorship York
NLA = Nonprofit Leadership Academy

EC = Executive Connections
FLY = Future Leaders of York
LDS = Leadership for Diverse Schools



Updated May 2017

The annual Distinguished Young Women of York County scholarship program took place on May 6. Leah Jameson (FLY 16) was first runner-up and received the Scholastic Award, and Alexandra DiGiovanni (FLY 16) was named third runner-up.

Central Penn Business Journal's 2017 Women f Influence were recognized in June, and included Anne Druck (LTP 93, NLA 11) and Teresa Gregory (EC 10).

Nikki Brandt (LTP 17) has been named secretary of Central PA CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) Society.

Jennifer Galloway (LTP 11) and Timothy Norton (LTP 15) have been elected to the board of the York County Bar Association.

Brooke Dubbs (FLY 16) was one of this year's Horatio Alger Association national scholarship recipients. She attended an event in Washington, DC in March to accept her $25,000 award.

Shaniece Holmes-Brown (FLY 16) received the Lewis Atwater III Youth Award at the 2017 Diversity Dinner hosted by the York City Human Relations Commission. She was recognized for her work as a student aide for William Penn High School's adaptive gym class, where she helps students with disabilities participate in physical education activities.

LeQuient Lewis (FLY 17) received the Living the Dream Award from Crispus Attucks Assocation on Martin Luther King Day.

The York Builders Association installed officers and directors of the association's leadership team in January. The team includes Teresa Gregory (EC 10)Joshua George (LTP 99, MY 13), and Duane Moyer (LTP 97).

The National Federation of Independent Business named 124 Pennsylvania Republican legislators, including Keith Gillespie (LTP 99), Guardians of Small Business.

Scott C. Rogers (EC 97) was named chairman of the American Heart Association's 2017 York Heart Ball.

Kerryn Fulton (LTP 11) has been appointed to the board of the York County Industrial Development Authority (YCIDA).

Zachary Zimmerman (LTP 09, MY 17) received the JCI (Junior Chamber International) Senatorship #75821 in December 2016. A JCI Senatorship is the highest honor bestowed upon a Jaycees member.

Robert Brooks III (LTP 04) received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from York Technical Institute, and was also elected president of the Hunt Valley Symphony & Chorale.

Joseph Clark (LTP 98) has been elected to the York County Economic Alliance's board of directors.

York County Community Foundation announced in January the five nonprofit leaders selected for the 2017 class of York Federal Fellows. The class includes Deborah Harrison (NLA 11), Brian Kreeger, (LTP 15), and Michael Reichman (EC 16).

Mandy Arnold (MY 15) has been named to York County History Center's board of directors, and chair of Downtown Inc's board of directors.

Central Penn Business Journal announced the finalists for the 18th annual Nonprofit Innovation Awards in January. Finalists in the Nonprofit Leadership Excellence category included Ann Davis (NLA 11) and Mary Anne Winkelman (NLA 15).

Fulton Bank appointed Jeffrey Rehmeyer II (LTP 99) to its advisory board.

Alan Vandersloot (LTP 79) was appointed to a vacancy on the West York Borough Council, and has served as a councilperson since June 2016. He has also returned to the board of directors of White Rose Senior Center, where he serves as president.

The Cultural Alliance of York County elected new board officers and members at its December board meeting. David Kennedy (LTP 89) was elected board chair; Stephen Snyder (LTP 08) was elected treasurer; Erin Casey (MY 15) was elected secretary; and Jared Bean (MY 15) was elected to the board.

JJ Sheffer (MY 11, NLA 15) has been elected to the Pennsylvania Humanities Council's board of directors.

Sara Austin (LTP 96) currently serves as the president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the 27,000-member statewide organization representing attorneys around Pennsylvania. She is only the third female to hold the position in 122 years.

Updated September 2016

Lisa Wagman Glezer (EC 02) has been chosen as one of Central Penn Business Journal's 2016 Women of Influence.

Mike Heine (EC 00) is now serving as a board member with Leadership Harrisburg.

Nadine Hubner (EC 93, LTP 94) has been re-elected for a second term to the Adams Electric Cooperative board of directors.

Lisa Nguyen (FLY 15) has been selected to participate in the Discover Swarthmore program by Swarthmore College. The recruitment program is designed for high-achieving high school seniors.

Megan Feeser (FLY 97, MY 13) has been selected as one of Central Penn Business Journal's Forty Under 40 award recipients.

Jeff Cooper (LTP 16) has recently been elected to The Belmont Theater's board of directors.

Liz Dellinger (LTP 98) was chosen as the commencement speaker at Penn State York's 15th annual Fall Commencement in December. Liz is also a charter member of the Women's Philanthropic Network at Penn State York and serves on Penn State's board of directors.

Terrence Downs (LTP 98) was recently elected to the North East Neighborhood Association's board of directors.

Updated May 2016

The Redevelopment Authority of the County of York named Thomas Englerth (EC 05) a board member and vice chairman.

Scott Thomassy (LTP 06)  has been elected to the board of directors of PACE Resources, Inc.

Janelle Black (LTP 13)  has joined the York County Bar Association and Foundation as director of legal services and advocacy.

The York County Economic Alliance recognized Sean Kenny (LTP 05, NLA 09, MY 11, MY 12) with their annual Ignite Award. The Ignite Award recognizes young business leaders in the York community for their career success, participation in professional development activities, community involvement, and influence they have had on other young business leaders.

The York Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) named Jennifer Raschke (LTP 16) as the HR Professional of the Year at their annual awards dinner. Bobbi Billman (MY 13, LDS 14) was a nominee for HR Community Professional of the Year.

Updated March 2016

The board of the Farm & Natural Lands Trust now includes the following LY graduates: Hunter Mink (FLY 00, LTP 09); Felicia Dell (LTP 89); Brady Barnes (LTP 09); Sarah Brown (MY 16, LTP 13); Kelly Dearman (LTP 09); Matthew Scarpato (MY 12); Alex Snyder (LTP 08); and Brian Strong (LTP 01).

These Leadership York alumni are serving the York County Heritage Trust as board members: Diane Baker (MY 11, LTP 05); Nancy Ahalt (LDS 01, LTP 85); Deborah Bieber (LTP 00); Scott Deisley (EC 12); Tim Fulton (LTP 79); Jeff Hines (LTP 92); and Nadine Hubner (LTP 94, EC 93).

MacGregor Brillhart (EC 11) has received the Special Recognition Pro Bono Award from the York County Bar Foundation.

Eleanor Cromwell (FLY 15) had been selected to participate in the University of Maryland's CIVICUS Living and Learning Program. The two year program focuses on citizenship, leadership, community service, community building and scholarship.

Elaina Clark (FLY 15) was selected as a bronze distinguished finalist by the Prudential Student of Community Awards for their scholarship application on community service.

Dylan Small (FLY 13), a culinary arts and restaurant management student at the Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts, was recognized as the Student of the Year based on his professionalism, culinary skills, and passion for the culinary arts.

Joshua George (LTP 99, MY 13) has been elected Regional Legislative Officer of the South Central region for the Pennsylvania Builders Association.

Doug Berman (LTP 02) recently became the board chairman for the York County Economic Alliance. Other LY alumni on the YCEA board include Steven Jamison, (LTP 99); JJ Sheffer (MY 11, NLA 15); Michael Snell (LDS 07); Shanna Terroso, (LTP 08, MY 15); and Sheldon Yourist (LTP 04).

Updated December 2015

David Kennedy (LTP 89) has been elected chair of the board of the Cultural Alliance of York County. Steve Snyder (LTP 08) has been elected Treasurer.

Rob Stone (EC 11) was recently elected as Dover Township Supervisor. Rob was also appointed to the Agents Advisory Council for Erie Insurance.

The Commencement Speaker for Penn State York's upcoming graduation ceremony will be Elizabeth Dellinger (LTP 98).

Josette Myers (LTP 97) and Christi Brown (LTP 02) have been named chairs of the 2016 York Go Red for Women Luncheon. The luncheon will take place on Friday, February 5 and aims to raise money and awareness for the American Heart Association.

The Board of the York County Literacy Council now includes the following LY alumni: Betsy Keefer (EC 01), and Joey Stover (LTP 06).

Updated November 2015

Jennifer Raschke (LTP 16) has become the Vice President of the Board for the York Society for Human Resources. 

The Board of the Byrnes Health Education Center now includes these Leadership York Alumni: Patrick Brubaker (EC 08), Todd Chronister (LTP 94), Natalie Fuhrman (LTP 96), Brian Kreeger (LTP 15), and Jennifer Pitts (LTP 11).

FLY 2015 graduate Lindsey China was recently named as a winner of Wendy's High School Heisman Award. The award is given to exceptional high school seniors for their achievements in their schools and communities.

Jim Partridge (EC 10) has been elected Treasurer of the Board for House of Hope. House of Hope in York, PA provides a place of healing, education, and restoration for our community's troubled teens.

Updated October 2015

Southern York County Business Association has named Lonny Trovinger (LTP 12) as treasurer of its board. Board members include Deb Klinedinst (EC 07) and Casey Herrmann (LTP 14).

Robert Brooks (LTP 04) has been elected treasurer of the York Youth Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors.

Updated August 2015

The United Way of York County's Board of Directors now includes the following LY alumni: Joseph Rilatt (EC 11), Michael DeRosa (EC 14), Todd Lord (LTP 87), Kervin Myer (LTP 94), Josette Myers (LTP 97), Reesey Neff (LTP 10), and Arthur Seifert (EC 12).

Robert Stone (EC 11) has been elected as the Republican nominee for the Dover Township Board of Supervisors. Rob has also been appointed to Dover Township's Industrial & Commercial Development Committee. In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors for Historic York, Inc.

Project Management Institute Keystone Chapter has recently elected Mark Raschke (LTP 14) as the Vice President of its Board of Directors.

Alysha Sweitzer (FLY 14) has received Dover Area School District's DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award for her excellence in academics, leadership and agricultural work experience. 

The Comcast Foundation has named the following LY alumni as 2015 recipients of Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Awards: Kaitlin Bompiani (FLY 14), Zachary Snier (FLY 14), and Alysha Sweitzer (FLY 14).

Three LY alumni have been selected as Central Penn Business Journal 40 Under 40 honorees for 2015: MacGregor Brillhart (EC 11), Michael Ben Glezer (EC 02), and Scott Myers (LTP 11).

John Schriver (LTP 10) is now serving on the boards of Red Cross, Martin Library, and the Panther Foundation.

Updated May 2015        

Bryce Starner (FLY 14) has been accepted into the Sapphire Leadership Academic Program at Penn State University’s Smeal College of Business.

Darrell Auterson (EC 02) was recently reelected to the International Economic Development Council Board of Directors.

York Builders Association has elected Joshua George (LTP 99, MY 13) to serve as president for 2015.

The board of directors of the York County Literacy Council now includes Edouardo Thibault (LTP 11), Wilda Alessi (LTP 09, MY 15), Peggy Chown (EC 13), Steve Harrison (LTP 06), Matt Hartman (LTP 06), and Dottie Rohrbaugh (NLA 13).

The following Leadership York graduates are now serving on the YWCA’s board of directors: Edquina Washington (LTP 12), Liz Dellinger (LTP 98), Di Hershey (LTP 97, EC 07), Susan Seifert (EC 12), Keith Wentz (LTP 94). The Junior Board includes Laura O’Grady (LTP 12), Karla Heberlig (MY 11), Kristen Hershey (LTP 12), Kate Hynes (LTP 15), and Melissa Stiles (LTP 11).

Greg Spillman (LTP 03) is now on the board of directors at Shadowfax.

Kevin Procopio (FLY 10) has been elected as president of his fraternity, Sigma Nu, Beta Rho Chapter, at the University of Pennsylvania.

Ryan Schuessler (FLY 10) helped organize the University of Dayton’s first Sustainability Summit. Ryan begins his graduate work this fall in Sustainable Energy Engineering.

Rob Bernhard (LTP 11) has been appointed to the board of the York County Children’s Advocacy Center.

Glatfelter Insurance Group recognized Jim Singleton (LTP 11) as Associate of the Year.

York Suburban Education Foundation recently elected the following Leadership York graduates to its board: Sarah Reinecker (LTP 93), Mac Brillhart (EC 11), and Justin Leber (LTP 10).

Jennifer Ickes (LTP 14) has recently joined the 4-H advisory board.

The following Leadership York graduates were recipients of Central Penn Business Journal’s 2015 Women of Influence Awards: Sara Austin (LTP 96), Erin Casey (MY 15), and Anne Zerbe (LTP 03).

Alec Gayrama (FLY 15) was Grand Champion Project Winner at this year’s York County Science and Engineering Fair.

Jordann Smith-Kingston (FLY 14) was 2nd runner-up in this year’s Pennsylvania Distinguished Young Women competition.

Mark Raschke (LTP 14) has joined the Board of Trustees of the Christian School of York.

The Board of the York Day Nursery now includes the following LY alumni: Leigh Dalton (EC 11), Brian Grimm (LTP 09, MY 14), Tammy Snyder (LTP 03, MY 12)Nadine Hubner (EC 93, LTP 94), and Charles Wurster (EC 03).

York County Community Foundation’s Board now includes: Timothy Bupp (EC 03), Joseph Clark (LTP 98), David Cross (LTP 90), Michael Hady (LTP 87), Michael Haun (LTP 13), John Polli (LTP 99), Scott Rogers (EC 07), John Sygielski (EC 12), and Alex Snyder (LTP 08).

Lucas Crumling (FLY 14) and Zachary Snier (FLY 14) were among 90 young people from PA and NJ chosen by Adams Electric Cooperative to participate in a week-long youth tour of Washington, DC. Students were selected based on leadership ability as well as public speaking and social skills.

Abbey Barnhart (FLY 12) was chosen as the recipient of the Gretchen Wolf Swartz Scholarship based on character, activities, accomplishments, reference and grades.

Dylan Small (FLY 13) was named the Male Technology Student of the year at York County School of Technology.

Shani Thomas (FLY 14) has become Class President for her senior year at York County School of Technology.

The York County Penn State Extension Board now includes Judy Bono (LTP 96), Mary Ann Rohrbaugh (LTP 10), and Steve Vernon (LDS 11).