Board of Directors
Sondra Wolfe Elias, Chair
Ms. Wolfe is the co-founder of CampusDoor, serves on numerous boards and is an active volunteer in the community. She holds a BA in Biology and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University and an MBA in Finance from University of Scranton.
Ryan Brown, Vice-Chair
Mr. Brown is the Senior Pastor of New Life Community Church in Carlisle. He is originally from Ontario, Canada and has called Carlisle home for the past 17 years. He holds a Bachelor of Religious Education from Emmanuel Bible College.
John Nickey, Treasurer
Mr. Nickey is the Vice President of Commercial Lending at Riverview Bank and is a graduate of Shippensburg University.
Col. Richard Mullery (retired)
Mr. Ogline is retired after spending 40 years in the financial service/banking industry in southeast and central PA serving as a Credit Analyst, Commercial Loan Officer, and in various management roles. He is a graduate of Penn State University.
Ms. Rector serves as Vice-President of Business Banking at M&T Bank . She earned her Bachelors Degree in Accounting and Finance from Strayer University and is a 2019 graduate of Leadership Cumberland.
Mr. Sheehan served as General Counsel under Governors Ridge and Schweiker. In addition, he served as chief counsel for the PA Department of Education and taught as adjunct faculty at Dickinson College and Dickinson Law. He earned his Masters degree from Bucknell University in 1971 and his law degree from Dickinson School of Law in 1983.
Col. Gary Steele (retired)
Colonel Gary Steele’s experience includes graduating from the U. S. Military Academy at West Point and being the first African American to play varsity football at West Point. Following his graduation from West Point, Col. Steele served over 23 years in the US Army and spent a total of 15 years outside of the US including Germany, Japan, Greece, and Belgium.
Ms. Strizzi previously served as the Executive Director of Maranatha-Carlisle after retiring from 37 years of service with the commonwealth of Pennsylvania where she served as director of human resources for the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.