What We Do
Mission & Statement of Philosophy
Financial Summary
Standing Committees
Regional Foundations
Employment Opportunities

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Board of Directors

Made up of local leaders from diverse backgrounds, TFEC’s Board of Directors provides guidance for the overall direction and goals of TFEC. These individuals donate their time, energy and expertise to help us identify opportunities for long-term community impact, respond swiftly and appropriately when unforeseen challenges arise, and address our community's ever-changing social, cultural, educational and environmental needs.

Kathy Pape
PA American Water Company

L. Jeffrey Mattern
FM Global, Retired
Vice Chair

Neal S. West, Esq.
Harristown Development Corporation

Dr. Carolyn C. Dumaresq
Retired Educator and Community Volunteer
Assistant Secretary

Steven M. Hoffman, CPA
KPMG LLP, Retired

Dolly M. Lalvani*
Assistant Treasurer

Marilynn Abrams
Community Volunteer

Cate Barron
PA Media Group

Barbara A. Darkes*
McNees, Wallace & Nurick, LLC

Michael R. Gillespie
Hersha Hospitality Trust

Nancy J. Glen
Community Volunteer

Glenn P. Heisey*
Capital BlueCross

David A. Schankweiler
Journal Multimedia

Karen F. Snider
Susquehanna Consulting and
Financial Group

Cynthia T. Tolsma
PA Auto Theft Prevention Authority


Brian Hess
The ENVISION Group, Inc.
Print Support

Spencer G. Nauman, Jr., Esq.
Nauman, Smith, Shissler
& Hall, LLP
General Counsel

Conrad Siegel
Conrad Siegel Actuaries
Consulting Actuary and Founder

Maher Duessel

Pipeline Interactive
Website Support

FGV Media
Website Support

IT Support


Director Emeriti:
John M. Aichele**William Lehr, Jr.John McD. Sharpe, Jr., Esq.
William H. AlexanderJacqueline LittleConrad M. Siegel
Tita EberlyHarold A.B. McInnesElsie W. Swenson
Gerald L. HemptClaude E. Nichols, M.D.**Mary A. Simmonds, M.D.
Ellen Brody HughesJohn S. Oyler, Esq.Nathan H. Waters, Jr., Esq.
Raymond L. GoverVelma A. RedmondJonathan Vipond, III, Esq.
Lois Lehrman GrassJohn M. SchrantzMary Webber Weston

*New in 2015

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, 200 North Third Street, P. O. Box 678, Harrisburg, PA 17108-0678,
Telephone: (717) 236-5040, Fax: (717) 231-4463