Susquehanna National Heritage Area Board Members provide the guiding support for our programs and projects. They are dedicated, knowledgeable, and passionate public and private sector community leaders from Lancaster and York Counties, volunteering their time and ideas to help advance our vision for the Susquehanna National Heritage Area.


Walt Rowen, Chair, Susquehanna Glass

Frank Dittenhafer, Vice Chair, Murphy & Dittenhafer Architects

Michelle Marsh, Treasurer, Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority

Caroline Hoffer, Secretary, Barley Snyder, Attorneys at Law


Lori Brodbeck, Fulton Private Bank

Frederick B. Callahan, Colony Packaging & Machine

Michelle Decker, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause

Dave Kline, Long Level Marina

Lucy Kniseley, Susquehanna Capital

Sarah Lesser, M&T Bank

Mike McKonly, Kleen-Rite Corporation

Don Murphy, Cimarron Investments, LLC

Wendy Tippetts, Tippetts/Weaver Architects, Inc.

Richard Zook, Community Volunteer

Ex-Officio Members

Commissioner Doug Hoke, York County Board of Commissioners

Charles E. Douts, Jr., Lancaster County Representative

The staff of Susquehanna National Heritage Area are an experienced, informed, and helpful team of professionals committed to realizing the full potential of the Susquehanna River and our region as a place for learning, recreation and respite.