The people who have helped create and develop this organization all have one trait in common: a strong commitment to the City of Lancaster. Please take some time to learn more about these people:
Jessica has been with the LSC since March of 2009. She is responsible for the daily operations of the office. Jessica handles a little bit of everything from payroll, to IT and office management. Born and raised in Lancaster County she graduated from Hempfield High School in 2002. After which she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Textile Design from Philadelphia University. Following college she worked temporary office and secretarial positions at several companies including Scantron, Robson Forensic, Sterling Financial, Matrix Security, and The School District of Lancaster. In her free time Jessica enjoys reading, knitting, and playing video games.
Dave oversees the use and maintenance of all the LSC’s equipment, including monitors, computers, digital recorders, and cameras. He also supervises the activities of monitoring staff. Dave helps compile video evidence for police investigations, attends court proceedings where LSC video evidence is used, and maintains activity logs of all incidents and reviews.
Dave is a lifelong Lancaster County resident and has lived in Lancaster City since 1981. He has been with LSC since its creation first as a Board Member then as part of the Monitoring Staff since 2003. He has been involved with the Lancaster Council of Neighborhoods, the Lancaster Crime Commission and is a graduate of Leadership Lancaster. He is currently a Board Member of the Musser Park Civic Association and serves as a member of the Lancaster County Human Relations Commission Police Community Relations committee. Dave enjoys running, biking, skiing and reading in his spare time. He has a son who resides in Pittsburgh.
“My personal experience with the Safety Coalition is that they do a good job and are very professional. They give the police department the tools it needs.”
Our Board of Directors
The Lancaster Safety Coalition is honored to have on its Board some of Lancaster’s most respected citizens.
Don Geiter, Board Chair, Executive Committee – Barley Snyder LLC
Bill Stadden, Board Vice-Chair, Executive Committee – Lancaster General Health
Clint Rider, Board Treasurer, Executive Committee – RKL
Doug Groff, Board Secretary, Executive Committee- CCS Building Group
Jennifer Ponessa-Hundley – Lancaster District Attorney’s Office
Pat Brogan – Chief of Staff, Mayoral Designee
Gene Duncan – Thaddeus Stevens College
Wm. Smokey Glover – Fulton Bank
Kathia Maldonado – Lancaster City Housing Authority
Justin Oberholtzer – Keller Williams of Central PA East
Cpt. Charles Schmidt – Lancaster Bureau of Police
Bob Shoemaker – Lancaster City Alliance
Sean Smith – Ross Buehler Falk & Co.
Miriam Soto – Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership
Craig Stedman – Lancaster District Attorney’s Office
Jim Wagner – Fulton Bank