Leadership Opportunities

As alumni of Leadership Lancaster, you know the importance of staying involved in our community.

Looking for Leadership Lancaster alum to serve as Board members for your organization? Complete and submit the request form to have your openings listed on the website, posted on social media, and be sent in the monthly Leadership Link.

If you are looking for short term volunteer opportunities, please contact the Volunteer Center at the United Way of Lancaster County.

Sertoma of Lancaster PA

www.lancastersertoma.org

Mission Statement: Service to Mankind

Contact Name: Gary Price

Phone Number: 717-951-3818

Email Address: PRICEG@DEJAZZD.COM

Number of Board Positions: 1

Expertise: Fundraising

Dates and Times: 1st Tuesday of every month

Board term: 2 years

Submitted 4/12/19

Revolution Lancaster

www.revolutionlancaster.com

Mission Statement: Revolution Lancaster, a 3 year old nonprofit social enterprise providing supportive community and transitional employment to women experiencing homelessness or having barriers.

Contact Name: Charissa Gift

Phone Number: 717-490-2695

Email Address: cgift77@gmail.com

Number of Board Positions: 1, Revolution Lancaster is looking for a board chair.
The board chair will lead the organization into continued sustainability and increased growth. Engagement in strategic planning, development accrual and community relationships is expected.The environment of the board is relational and casual, while focused on growth and sustainability. The board values relationships with each other and has seen the direct influence in successful decisions. Our focus is to build community for our makers and we model that intentionally in the board.

Expertise: Leadership, social minded, business minded, development experience, board experience

Dates and Times: 4/22/19 at 7pm, 7/15/19 at 7pm, 10/21/19 at 7pm, 1/18/20 9am-12pm

Board term: 3 years

Submitted 4/12/19

Boy Scouts of America, PA Dutch Council

Website: www.padutchbsa.org

Mission: March Of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies.

Vision: To prepare young people to make moral and ethical decisions over the course of their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

Skills and Experience: fundraising, networking, leadership

Dates and Times: First Tuesday of each month 6:30-8:30PM

Board Term: Suggested minimum of 2 years

Contact: Nicholas Barlieb

Phone Number: 717-553-4203

Email: nicholas.barlieb@scouting.org

Submitted 3/25/19

Allegro Orchestra Lancaster

Website: www.allegrolancaster.org

Mission: Our mission is to expand the appreciation and love for classical music across multiple generations in Lancaster County by making great music accessible in new, friendly and playful ways.

Contact Name: Barbara Kavanaugh

Phone Number: 717-288-8461

Email Address: bkavanaugh@cfse.biz

Number of Board Positions: 1

Expertise: finance/accounting

Dates and Times: quarterly on Saturday mornings

Board term: 3 years

Submitted 3/20/19

Imani Edu-Tainers African Dance Company

www.imaniafricandance.org

Mission Statement: The term edu-tain describes the organization's mission:To receive and provide training, education and cultural enrichment in African traditions, with an emphasis on family participation.

Contact Name: Sonya Mann-McFarlane

Phone Number: 7178080203

Email Address: smmcfarlane@verizon.net

Number of Board Positions: 1

Expertise: Finance

Dates and Times: Quarterly - Fridays at 5PM - next meeting April 19

Board term: 3 years

Submitted 3/20/19

Lititz Public Library

https://lititzlibrary.org/

Mission Statement: The mission of the Lititz Public Library is to provide materials, services and programs for educational, recreational and cultural enrichment to residents of Lititz Borough, Warwick Township and Elizabeth Township.

Contact Name: Scott Burky

Phone Number: 7172789671

Email Address: sburky@windstream.net

Number of Board Positions: 3

Expertise: Finance, Fundraising, Operations

Dates and Times: First Monday of every month, 7 p.m.

Board term: 3 years

Additional Info: Board Members need to be from the Lititz, Warwick Twp or Elizabeth Twp areas.

Submitted 2/26/19

Ephrata Area Rehab Services

ephratarehab.org

Mission Statement: Providing supports that improve the quality of life and self worth of individuals we serve.

Contact Name: Tim Cable

Phone Number: 717-669-0019

Email Address: TRCable@yahoo.com

Dates and Times: 3rd Monday of the month, 7-9PM

Submitted 2/21/19

Capital Area Therapeutic Riding Association (CATRA)

catra.net

Mission Statement: Since 1985 CATRA has offered an opportunity for Capital Area residents from all generations with all types of special and typical needs to establish an atmosphere of support, respect, and health in an equestrian farm environment while offering a therapeutic riding experience to those able to benefit from it. CATRA also offers opportunities and events well beyond its weekly therapeutic riding program including its Miniature Horse and Equine-Assisted Programming as well as Paws N' Read in support of childhood literacy. Our board meetings take place in Hershey, PA.

Contact Name: Mike Babbitt

Phone Number: 717-298-7035

Email Address: Mike@catra.net

Number of Board Positions: 4

Expertise: strategic planning, legal, IT infrastructure, fundraising, or human services

Dates and Times: First Monday monthly 7:30 pm

Board term: 2 years

Submitted 2/13/19

Humane Pennsylvania

humanepa.org

Mission Statement: Humane Pennsylvania is completely unique. We are the region's largest partnership of animal welfare organizations, combining the efforts and resources of open access and adoption guarantee animal shelters, adoption centers, non-profit veterinary hospitals and clinics, equine rescue, emergency animal service organizations, animal welfare management services, an animal focused charitable foundation, and even a free public dog park.

Registered 501c3: Yes

Contact Name: Lindsay High

Phone Number: (610) 750-6100 x232

Email Address: lhigh@humanepa.org

Number of Board Positions: 2

Expertise: Lancaster County residents

Dates and Times: Board meets bi-monthly, alternating between Berks and Lancaster County

Submitted 2/11/19

Susquehanna Stage Company

http://susquehannastageco.com/

Mission Statement: We seek to create extraordinary theatre experiences that educate, challenge, inspire and serve the community and to be a community gathering place for active exchange about culture and the power of creativity. Our aim is to engage audiences of diverse ages, cultures and economic backgrounds through educational, inter-cultural and outreach programs.

Contact Name: Steve Sturgis

Phone Number: 717-823-1843

Email Address: ssturgis@susquehannastageco.com

Number of Board Positions: 4

Expertise: Finance or web software

Dates and Times: Varies, usually Sunday or Monday evenings at 6:30 PM

Board term: 2 years

Submitted 1/31/19

Excentia

ourexcentia.org

Mission Statement: To provide those supports necessary to enable people with developmental needs to live as independently and fully as they desire within the community.

Contact Name: Karen Fitzgerald

Phone Number: 7175796509

Email Address: kfitzgerald@ourexcentia.org

Number of Board Positions: 5

Expertise: finance, marketing, legal, real estate

Dates and Times: quarterly meetings - 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Board term: 3 year term, with possible re-up

Submitted 1/25/19

Planned Parenthood Keystone

ppkeystone.org

Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide and promote access to essential health care services and comprehensive sexuality education people need to live healthy lives and build strong communities.

Contact Name: Kate McKee

Phone Number: 610-628-0608

Email Address: kmckee@ppkeystone.org

Number of Board Positions: 6

Dates and Times: 5 Saturdays/year from 10 am to 2 pm

Board term: 3 years with the possibility of a second 3 year term

Submitted 1/11/19

Donegal Substance Abuse Alliance

dsasquared.org

Mission Statement: To bring awareness to our community of substance usage; To educate our community that addiction is a treatable disease; To provide to our community the information to obtain treatment for addiction; To provide support to families affected by addiction To support those in recovery.

Contact Name: Stacy Emminger

Phone Number: 717-492-4596

Email Address: stacy.dsaa@gmail.com

Number of Board Positions: 4

Expertise: fundraising, finance, nonprofit management, legal, marketing

Dates and Times: quarterly

Board term: two 3-year terms maximum

Submitted 11/1/18

New Person Ministries

Website: www.newpersonministries.org

Mission Statement: Our mission is to bring healing and restoration through Jesus Christ to those affected by incarceration by providing care of returning citizens and their families through housing, social service assistance and spiritual guidance.

Contact Name: Jordan Kauffman

Phone Number: 7179179498

Email Address: jrkauff1@gmail.com

Number of Board Positions: 2

Expertise: Finance, fundraising, legal - we look for a broad range

Dates and Times: 3rd Tuesday of each month from 9-11 am. That is subject to change

Board term: 2 years

Submitted 10/19/18

The Cottage

millersvillecottage.net

Mission Statement: Provide assistance to women in crisis and their dependent children as they search for permanent housing; this includes temporaray housing along with supportive services as needed

Contact Name: Diane Duell

Phone Number: 717-872-4834

Email Address: millersvillecottage@gmail.org

Number of Board Positions: 2

Expertise: we need 1 expert in marketing nonprofits and 1 expert in grantwriting

Dates and Times: 6:30pm, usually on a Wednesday but it has varied

Board term: 3 years

Submitted 10/1/18

Lititz Public Library

https://lititzlibrary.org/

Mission Statement: The mission of the Lititz Public Library is to provide materials, services and programs for educational, recreational and cultural enrichment to residents of Lititz Borough, Warwick Township and Elizabeth Township.

Contact Name: Lisa Enders

Phone Number: 717-399-1713

Email Address: lenders@rklcpa.com

Number of Board Positions: 3

Expertise: Connections in Lititz

Dates and Times: First Monday of every month at 7pm at the Library

Board term: Each term is 3 years and a Board member can serve up to 2 consecutive terms

Submitted 9/24/18

North Museum of Nature and Science

Website: www.northmuseum.org

Mission Statement: To enable knowledge of nature and science by inspiring individuals, engaging communities, and connecting organizations.

Expertise: Searching for individuals to join the "Auction Committee" for our annual fundraiser, the Cosmic Bash.

Contact Name: Willa Adams

Phone Number: 717-358-4712

Email Address: wadams@northmuseum.org

Kisses for EB

Mission Statement: To bring assistance to those individuals and families that live with Epidermolysis Bullosa daily. To Bring awareness to the Lancaster Community and beyond about the Worst Disease You have NEVER heard of.

Registered 501c3: Yes

Contact Name: Dana Cedeno

Phone Number: 717.344.3952

Email Address: kissesforeb@gmail.com

Number of Board Positions: 2

Expertise: Fundraising and leadership

Dates and Times: 2nd Friday of the month

Board term: 2 years

Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning

www.lancdollars.org

Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide financial resources to Lancaster County residents in support of their post-secondary educational goals.

Contact Name: Christie Livengood

Phone Number: 7176829194

Email Address: clivengood@lancdollars.org

Number of Board Positions: 2-3

Expertise: One needs finance/accounting. All need to have a passion for education.

Dates and Times: First Wednesday of each month at 6 PM.

Board term: Two 3-year terms.

Submitted 8/20/18

Gifts that Give Hope: Lancaster's Alternative Gift Fair

Gifts that Give Hope: Lancaster's Alternative Gift Fair hosts an annual alternative gift fair organized by a group of volunteers and we are currently looking for an individual(s) with a background in web design/IT/Marketing who would be interested in joining our team to compile the online shopping component using square, helping to maintain our website etc. We meet monthly in the months leading up to the gift fair on December 8th from 10-4pm at the Farm & Home Center. You can reach Jenn Knepper at cjknepper3@gmail.com for more info and check out our website www.giftsthatgivehope.org/lancaster for more info about the fair.

Submitted 7/10/18

Strasburg-Heisler Library

https://strasburglibrary.org/

Mission Statement: To safeguard intellectual freedom and to provide high-quality services and resources to our customers so that they may achieve their life-long goals and develop our community to its fullest potential.
Contact Name: Bryan Moyer, Board Chairman
Phone Number: 717.940.9475
Email Address: brymoyer@hotmail.com
Number of Board Positions: 2
Expertise: strategic thinking & fundraising
Dates and Times: once a month, usually 2nd Monday of the month
Board term: 3 yrs

Posted 6/11/18

S.P.A.R.K.S. Foundation

Website: www.sparksfoundation.org

Mission Statement: To provide quality hands-on STEM learning opportunities to all elementary grade students, regardless of socio-economic status.

Registered 501c3: Yes

Contact Name: Julia Merrill

Phone Number: 6108165047

Email Address: jmerrill@sparksfoundation.org

Number of Board Positions: 2

Expertise: ability to connect with Lancaster County businesses or individuals

Dates and Times: Quarterly meetings, 2nd Tuesday at 6:30 PM. In person or through GoToMeeting

Board term: 3 year term

Posted 6/7/18

Early Childhood Innovative Connections

Website: ecinnovativeconnections.org

Mission Statement: The mission of Early Childhood Innovative Connections, a 501(c)(3)shared services alliance, is to strengthen the delivery of impactful early childhood education through localized partnerships and shared resources to maximize the quality and efficiency of independent programs.

Contact Name: Diane Koon

Phone Number: 717-588-4800

Email Address: ecinnovativeconnections@gmail.com

Number of Board Positions: 1

Expertise: Leadership

Dates and Times: 4th Wed. at 8:30 AM

Board term: 3 years

Steps to Success, Inc.

Website: www.StepsToSuccessInc.com

Mission Statement: Our mission is to offer families supplemental care and early learning for their children in a nurturing environment so they will grow to be conscientious, productive citizens.

Contact Name: Michelle Harbaugh

Phone Number: 7176563363

Email Address: LeolaStepsDirector@yahoo.com

Number of Board Positions: 4

Expertise: business

Dates and Times: Third Tuesdays @ 6 PM

Board term: 1 year

Submitted 5/15/18

Disability Empowerment Center

Website: www.decpa.org

Mission Statement: Organization provides 5 core services to help people with disabilities live independently. In addition, offers ASL Interpreter Service, Deaf Case Management, and Service Coordination for people with waivers.

Contact Name: Lucille Meissner

Phone Number: 717-898-2723

Email Address: lucy0441@gmail.com

Number of Board Positions: 1

Expertise: Finance

Dates and Times: First Wednesday at 3:15

Board term: 3 years

Submitted 5/14/18

Lancaster Osteopathic Health Foundation

https://lohf.org/involved/

Mission Statement: The Lancaster Osteopathic Health Foundation improves public health and well-being in Lancaster County by focusing on two intersecting goals: strengthening the capacity of the health care professional community, and improving childrens behavioral health services.

Through grants and scholarships, we advance mental wellness of children and youth in Lancaster County by facilitating access, education and coordination of resources.

Registered 501c3: Yes

Contact Name: Anna Kennedy, Executive Director

Phone Number: 717-397-8722

Email Address: akennedy@lohfoundation.org

Number of Board Positions: 3

Expertise: Mental Health Consumer; Persons in recovery; Fundraising; Banking or Business operations; Finance or Investment; Physician, in family medicine or pediatrics; Mental health provider; school administrator

Dates and Times: 6 times/year, Thursday evenings

Board term: 2 terms, each 3 years.

Alumni?: Yes

Alumni follow up: Sean Post, CPA, Charles Rieck, JD

Submitted 5/9/18

Lancaster Chamber Young Professionals Network

http://www.lancasterchamber.com/article.aspx?page=YPN#.WvGqfExFyUkn

Mission Statement: The Young Professional Network (YPN) provides young professionals (YPs) (suggested age 40 years and under) with a setting to build relationships and develop professionally. The program also helps to cultivate these future leaders and provide them with opportunities for making connections and developing their careers so that they can help shape the future of Lancaster County.

Registered 501c3: Yes

Contact Name: Ashley Garcia

Phone Number: 717-397-3531

Email Address: agarcia@lcci.com

Number of Board Positions: 5

Expertise: None

Dates and Times: 8:00 - 9:15 a.m. -- 2nd Tuesday of the month

Board term: 6 years

Alumni?: Yes

Alumni follow up: Erin Sell

Submitted 5/8/18

The Common Wheel

Website: https://thecommonwheel.com/

Mission Statement: Our mission is to improve lives in Lancaster through the power of bikes!

Registered 501c3: Yes

Contact Name: Laura Hatton

Phone Number: 717-606-7213

Email Address: laura@thecommonwheel.com

Number of Board Positions: 5

Expertise: Various

Dates and Times: 3rd Monday 8am every other month

Board term: 3 Years

Submitted 4/27/18

Arch Street Center

http://www.archstreetcenter.org/?pID=36

Mission Statement: Arch Street Center's continuing mission is to support the recovery of adults living with serious mental illness. Arch Street Center provides a safe, judgment-free environment where members can feel safe expressing themselves, make and foster friendships and discuss their daily challenges, hopes and dreams. The members themselves become their own social support network, often filling a painful void left by family connections previously lost. Members at risk for social withdrawal, discrimination, employment limitations, homelessness and financial instability can find solace, encouragement, friendship, moral and material support through the connections they make at Arch Street Center.

Registered 501c3: Yes

Contact Name: Dave Stauffer

Phone Number: 717-392-8536

Email Address: davetst@gmail.com

Number of Board Positions: 3

Expertise: Marketing, Fundraising

Dates and Times: 3rd Monday of every month at 4:45pm

Board term: 3 years

Alumni?: Yes

Alumni follow up: Samantha Vollrath

Submitted 4/24/18

Handz On Hope

Website: https://handzonhope.b12sites.com/

Mission Statement: To revive, preserve and enrich the culturally diverse arts in our community and to support pathways to careers in the arts. The goals are: Educating, enlightening, enriching and entertaining diverse audiences through a rich array of career development training, and economic development opportunities through art, craft workshops and performing arts programming.

Registered 501c3: Yes

Contact Name: Schirlyn Kamara

Phone Number: 7172248469

Email Address: schirlynsfineart@yahoo.com

Number of Board Positions: 4

Expertise: fundraising, business,

Dates and Times: Wednesday 10am

Board term: 3 years

Submitted 4/13/18

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