Board Members


2019 Board of Directors

Commissioner Chip Abramovic, Venango County
Jim Becker, Economic Progress Alliance
Commissioner Scott Boyd, Mercer County
Carl Anderson, III, Erie County Council
Commissioner Steve Craig, Lawrence County
County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper, Erie County Executive’s Office
Jim Decker, Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry
Dan Gracenin, Mercer County Regional Planning Commission
Peter Frisina, Erie County
Commissioner Basil Huffman, Forest County
Commissioner Ben Kafferlin, Warren County
Debbra Kapp, Action Auto Service, Inc., Venango County
Cindy Crytzer, Forest County
Tom McKinley, Sentinel Onsite Support, Lawrence County
Lizette Olsen, Aware, Inc., Mercer County
John Stroup, Clarion Hospital Foundation, Clarion County
Commissioner Ted Tharan, Clarion County
Commissioner Francis Weiderspahn, Jr., Crawford County
Kimberly Zippie, Commodore Perry High School, Mercer County

Commissioner Basil Huffman
, Chairman
Commissioner Chip Abramovic, Vice Chair
Lizette Olsen, Secretary
John Stroup, Treasurer


2019 Board Meetings

February 1st
April 5th
June 7th (Board Planning session)  Lawrence County
August 9th
October 11th
December 6th (Board Planning Session) Forest County

All board meetings begin at 10:00am.  For more information about the board meetings, please contact Vonda Caldwell at or call 814.677.4800 x104.