Marjorie M. Lamberson, CFRE
Margie has been working professionally in the nonprofit world for over twenty-seven years. Her favorite thing about working with nonprofits is bringing opportunities to donors to fulfill their philanthropic aspirations, no matter how big or small!
Our Vice-President and Secretary
Director of Gift Planning, Lebanon Valley College
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Joe has enjoyed a 30+ year career serving charitable organizations in the higher education, public media and national health sectors. He has served in a variety of roles including public relations, corporate sponsorship, annual giving, and major and planned giving.
Retired, McNees Wallace & Nurick
I am retired from the law firm of McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC after 30+ years of practice in the areas of nonprofit corporation law and estate planning, with a focus on planned giving. I live in Camp Hill with my wife Ramona, and enjoy gardening, various volunteer activities and helping to take care of our family summer cottage located in the lakes region of New Hampshire.
Our Immediate Past President
Kevin Ditzler, WITF
Associate Director of Development, WITF
Kevin has been a non-profit fundraiser and arts advocate for over 20 years. He is inspired by individuals seeking to solve community challenges through creativity, collaboration, and innovation.
Dr. Ivy Buchan
President and Founder, Helix Strategies
Helix works with organizations to develop strategic solutions to fundraising and leadership challenges. Our focus areas include Fundraising, Nonprofit Management, Strategy, Research & Evaluation, and Board of Directors.
Vice President, LG Health Foundation
Jennifer Groff has been at LG Health for 11 years. In her current role she created a Planned Giving Advisory Committee which consists of estate planning attorneys, accountants and financial advisors. This advisory committee has helped to build LG Health’s planned giving program and has strengthened relationships with these critical allied professionals and the mission of LG Health. Jen has more than 25 years of development experience.
Director of Forever Lancaster, Lancaster County Community Foundation
Ashlinn Masland-Sarani comes to the Lancaster County Community Foundation following several years in statewide non-profit leadership in Pennsylvania. With a diverse background in policy, communications, and development, her favorite part of work is welcoming others and building relationships. Ashlinn is excited to get to know and serve Lancaster’s diverse community. She received her master’s from American University and Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC and her bachelor’s from Hendrix College in Conway, AR.
Associate Director of Planned Giving, College Advancement, Dickinson College
Elizabeth “Beth” Mihmet is the Associate Director of Planned Giving at Dickinson College and is committed to strengthening the college’s mission to prepare young people for engaged lives of citizenship and leadership. Beth studied English and Art at Colgate University and received her MBA from Temple University. Prior to joining the Dickinson advancement team, Beth served as the Chief Development Officer for Hospice of Central PA. She is proud to serve on the board of directors for the Rotary Club of Harrisburg, Leadership Harrisburg Area (LHA) and the Susquehanna Valley Council of Charitable Gift Planners (SVCCGP).
Heather Morris, CFRE
Major Gift Officer, Millersville University
Heather has worked in fund development for the nonprofit sector for 20 years. She has held the credential as a Certified Fundraising Executive since 2010. Heather has been at Millersville University for nine years. Millersville is a state university dedicated to providing a high-quality academic experience at an exceptional value.
UPMC Pinnacle Foundation
Chad Myers has worked in fundraising and community development for over 20 years. A lifelong York County resident, Chad is passionate about working to improve the quality of life in our community. Chad has worked with the UPMC Pinnacle Foundation since 2018, managing annual and major giving campaigns in York County, as well as planned giving efforts for the UPMC in Central Pa system. Outside of work, Chad enjoys spending time with his family and friends.
President, UPMC Pinnacle Foundation
Jessica is the President and Chief Development Officer for the UPMC Pinnacle Foundation. The UPMC Pinnacle Foundation is the charitable entity that supports the needs of patients, staff and community members served throughout UPMC Central Pa.
She previously served as the Director of Development and Alumni Relations at Harrisburg Academy, in addition to 10 years in various resource development positions at Lebanon Valley College.
President, MIRUS Financial Partners
Having entered the financial services industry in 1995, Mark has built a clientele that consists of individuals, families, non-profits and business owners. His practice focuses on the advantages of asset management and “wrap fee” programs through Cetera Advisor Networks LLC. Knowledge and experience play key roles in helping Mark’s clients more effectively work toward their financial goals. A longtime resident of Lancaster, PA, Mark is very active in the community.