Our Co-Presidents

Marjorie Lamberson

Marjorie M. Lamberson, CFRE

Director Client Services, Daza Development
margie@dazadevelopment.com
www.dazadevelopment.com

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!


Jeanne Troy

Jeanne Troy

Vice President, DAZA Development
Work email: Jeanne@dazadevelopment.com
SVCCGP email: JeanneLTroy@gmail.com
www.dazadevelopment.com

Our Vice-President and Secretary

Joseph Martellaro

Joe Martellaro

Director of Gift Planning, Lebanon Valley College
martella@lvc.edu
(O): (717) 867-6323
(C): (717) 440-2852

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.

Our Treasurer

David Watts

David Watts

Retired, McNees Wallace & Nurick
DWatts@mcneeslaw.com
(T): (717)503-6518

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

Kevin Ditzler, WITF

Associate Director of Development, WITF
kevin_ditzler@witf.org
(O): (717)910-2886
(C): (717)201-2074

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.

Our Directors

Jennifer Groff

Jennifer Groff

Vice President, LG Health Foundation
Jennifer.Groff1@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

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.


Ashlinn Masland-Sarani

Ashlinn Masland-Sarani

Director of Forever Lancaster, Lancaster County Community Foundation
AMaslandSarani@LancFound.org

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.


Elizabeth Mihmet

Elizabeth Mihmet

Associate Director of Planned Giving, College Advancement, Dickinson College
mihmete@dickinson.edu

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

Heather Morris, CFRE

Major Gift Officer, Millersville University
heather.morris@millersville.edu
(O): (717)871-7784

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.


Chad A. Myers

York County SPCA
cmyers@ycspca.org

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 is the Director of Philanthropy at the York County SPCA where he leads the organization’s fundraising efforts and development team. Previously, Chad held fundraising leadership roles at the UPMC Pinnacle Foundation and the United Way of York County.


Jessica Ritchie

Jessica Ritchie

President, UPMC Pinnacle Foundation
ritchiejl3@upmc.edu
(O): (717)231-8146
(C): (717)329-0259

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.


Mark Vergenes

Mark Vergenes

President, MIRUS Financial Partners
mark@mirusfinancialpartners.com
(O): (717)509-4521
(C): (717)332-4395

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.