Two Leadership York programs now accepting applicants

Staff Report

Registration for the Leadership Training Program and Leadership for Diverse Schools classes is now being accepted for 2021, Leadership York announced.

The Leadership Training Program is a nine-month course where participants learn about the county and get more involved in the community and making a difference. Local leaders and field experts conduct sessions on the economy, human services, education, law, diversity, government and health care. 

The Leadership for Diverse Schools is a nine-month course for individuals in the K-12 education sector. Topics discussed include trauma and resilience, economic differences, adverse childhood experiences, race, religion and LGBTQ issues. 

For more information or to register, visit

Leadership York is pleased to announce that the organization has elected four new members to its board of directors; their terms began in July 2018. Joining the board are: Aaron Kveragas, LTP 16, Vice President, Business Banking Officer at PeoplesBank; Adam Marsh, FLY 02, President of Ledge Inc.; Chad Myers, LTP 06, MY 11, Director of Development at Pinnacle Health Foundation/UPMC Pinnacle Memorial; and Robert Stone, EC 11, President of Covenant Insurance Group.

The 2018-2019 Leadership York Board Members are shown here: Row 1 (Left to Right) Robert Bernhard, School District of the City of York; David Gonzalez, Jr., York County Economic Alliance; Anna Breland-Williams, Retired; Aaron Kveragas, PeoplesBank; Melissa Plotkin, York Jewish Community Center; Brady Barnes, Union Community Bank; Benjamin Chiaro, ROCK Commercial Real Estate; Nadine Hubner, Retired; Sue Cathcart, Retired. Row 2 (Left to Right) Adam Marsh, Ledge Inc.; Robert Stone, Covenant Insurance Group; Nancy Newton, Wellspan Health; Kyle Joines, York County Economic Alliance; Peter Ruth, Stock and Leader, Attorneys at Law; Joshua Carney, Carney Engineering Group; Gina Webb, REH Holdings; Kathy Brickner, HACC-York Campus; Jamie Reid, York Traditions Bank; Chad Myers, Pinnacle Health Foundation/UPMC Pinnacle Memorial. submitted