Commuter Services of Pennsylvania Appoints 2015 Officers and New Board Members
York, Pa. (February 4, 2015) – Commuter Services of Pennsylvania has announced the appointment of new officers and board members that will serve in 2015 on the Susquehanna Regional Transportation Partnership (SRTP) non-profit board that oversees the region’s nine-county commuter alternatives program.
“These changes in the SRTP board of directors maintain a wealth of knowledge in our leadership positions, and allow the new appointees to bring a welcomed level of interest, expertise and energy to the table. Our organization is very fortunate to have them by our side as we continue to carry out the mission of Commuter Services across a growing number of counties in Pennsylvania,” said Executive Director Matt Boyer.
Elected officers include:
- Teri Giurintano, Executive Director of Lebanon Transit and resident of the City of Lebanon, Lebanon County, chair.
- Jonathan Fitzkee, Transportation Planner for the Lebanon County Planning Department and resident of Heidelberg Township, Lebanon County, vice chair.
- Tim Reardon, Executive Director of Tri-County Regional Planning Commission and resident of Swatara Township, Dauphin County, secretary.
- Finally, Lemoyne, Cumberland County resident Kimbarley A. Williams, CPA, manager with Boyer and Ritter and a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants, treasurer.
Seven new board members have been appointed and include:
- Andrew Bomberger, Regional Planner for Tri-County Regional Planning Commission and resident of Lower Paxton Township, Dauphin County.
- Darlene Brown, Executive Director of PA Interfaith Community Programs, Adams County Housing Authority and resident of Gettysburg Borough, Adams County.
- Chris Caba, Comprehensive Planner with Adams County Planning Commission and resident of Dallastown Borough, York County
- Shaun Donovan, Economic Development Specialist for the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC and resident of Wormleysburg Borough, Cumberland County.
- Kimberly Gross, Community Development Coordinator for York County Economic Alliance and resident of Hellam Township, York County.
- Joe Heffner, Assistant Director of the York County Planning Commission and resident of West Lampeter Township, Lancaster County.
- Chris Patterson, Director, EnCore Technical Operations for Manitowoc Crane Care and resident of Chambersburg, Franklin County.
Commuter Services of Pennsylvania works with employers and commuters to encourage a variety of commuting options including biking, taking transit, carpooling, walking, vanpooling or telecommuting. Using alternative transportation results in fewer cars on the roadways, which helps to improve air quality and reduce traffic congestion and travel time.
About Commuter Services
Funding is provided by the Federal Highway Administration through PennDOT and the region’s metropolitan planning organizations.
Commuter Services board includes transit agencies, metropolitan planning organizations and chambers:
- Capital Area Transit (CAT, Cumberland-Dauphin-Harrisburg), Lebanon Transit (LT), South Central Transit Authority (BARTA, Berks & RRTA, Lancaster) and York Adams Transportation Authority (rabbittransit, York & Freedom Transit, Adams).
- Adams, Franklin, Harrisburg (Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties), Lancaster, Lebanon, Reading and York MPOs.
- The Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC; the Gettysburg Adams, Greater Chambersburg and Lebanon Valley Chambers of Commerce; the Greater Reading and Lancaster Chambers of Commerce & Industry and the York County Economic Alliance.