People You Know: Business, Jan. 20

York Dispatch


-- The Pennsylvania Public Relations Society has announced its 2017 executive board officers. They are Crystal L. Hull, of SpiriTrust Lutheran, president; Larissa Bedrick, of American Heart Association, vice president; Erin Waters-Trasatt, of PennDOT, secretary; and Ken Robinson, of Quantum Communications, treasurer.

-- SpiriTrust Lutheran has announced its newest board members are the Rev. Christopher Frye, of St. Luke ELC, Chambersburg; the Rev. Dr. Mark Oldenburg, of Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg; and Lawrence Young, an attorney at CGA Law Firm, York. Frye also joined its foundation board of trustees.

-- The York County Solid Waste Authority elected its 2017 officers. They are Ed Heindel, chairman; Fred Ritzmann, vice chairman; Joe Hoheneder, secretary; Matt Sommer, treasurer; and Pat Ball, assistant secretary/treasurer.

Also, members appointed Robert Strickler, of CGA Law Firm, solicitor; Charlie Calkins, of CGA Law Firm, assistant solicitor; Arcadis, Engineer of record; and Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP, auditor.


-- Baker Tilly Virchow Krause partner, Julius Green, and senior manager, Kerri Bogda, spoke at the firm’s Not-for-Profit Fiscal Workshop, Jan. 19 at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.

Also, Baker Tilly will present its first seminar in the four-part Manufacturing and Distribution Symposium Series, 7:30-10:30 a.m. Jan. 24 at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel and Jan. 26 at the Hotel Bethlehem. To register, click here for the Harrisburg event or click here for the Bethlehem event.

-- S&T Bank has announced that Jordan Space, of Camp Hill, a senior vice president, commercial banking regional manager at Integrity Bank, has been appointed to the Lancaster General Health Finance/Capital Allocations Committee.

-- Dr. Laura Niesen de Abruna, York College provost and Association of Chief Academic Officers president, has announced the launch of an 18-month ACAO Digital Fellows program. Supported by a $1.04 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the program is designed to provide provosts and other chief academic officers with critical information, effective resources, and tested strategies to help with high quality digital courseware.


-- The Comcast Foundation has awarded $309,000 in grants to 21 nonprofit organizations in the region, including The Arc of York County, which received funds to support assistive and adaptive technology.

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