Our Team

Board of Directors


Board Officers

  • President, Mike Houska – Bank of America
  • Vice President, Paul Gartland – Lamar Advertising
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary, Lynnore Seaton – The Law Office of Lynnore K. Seaton

Board Members

  • Jill Bollinger – Community First Fund
  • Philip Briddell – Susquehanna Real Estate, LP
  • Philip Dodd – Overland Solutions
  • Heather Noll – Peoples Bank
  • Gary Jones – Retired
  • Scott Sides – RBC Wealth Management
  • Jeffery Slemp – Grace United Methodist Church
  • Jeremey Sterner – Heritage Valley FCU
  • Michael Konieczka – Wagman Construction
  • Morgan Jones – York College of PA Chapter President

Advisory Board

  • Mayor Kim Bracey
  • Tony Campisi
  • Ed Dunkelbarger
  • Keith Eldredge
  • Kerryn Fulton
  • Donald Gogniat
  • Mike Jones
  • Dave Meckley
  • Robert Myers, III
  • Steve Mitchell
  • Representative Kevin Schreiber
  • Daniel Waltersdorff

Operation Committees


Board of Directors

Meets the 4th Wednesday of each month, 5:30 pm at YHFH Office.

The Board is ultimately responsible for the governance and executive oversight of the York Habitat for Humanity Affiliate. The volunteer Board oversees the Executive Director who manages the day-to-day operations of the Affiliate.

Building & Site Selection Committee

Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month, 6:00pm, at YHFH Office

The purpose of the Building & Site Selection Committee is to identify, assess, and acquire an inventory of properties and oversee the planning & design of future construction projects per the annual operating plan. Committee members assist with materials solicitations, cost estimates, construction safety orientation and the Brush with Kindness Repair program.

Development Committee

Meets Second Tuesday of each Month, Noon, at YHFH Office

The purpose of the Development Committee is to develop and maintain a robust and diversified funding stream to cover program and general/administrative costs of the organization and to provide for future endeavors. This is accomplished through a Sponsorship Team, Annual Giving & Fundraisers, and community giving programs such as Carpenter’s Club, HabiTeam (team building) and Cars for Homes.

Faith Relations Committee

Meets the 3rd Friday of each month, 8:00 am at YHFH Office

The purpose of the Faith Relations Committee is to build long-lasting relationships with churches in York City/County that will faithfully partner with York Habitat for Humanity in fulfilling its mission of providing safe, decent, affordable housing for lower-income families. It accomplishes this through the Church Ambassadors, house dedications, congregational support and ongoing efforts towards the Building on Faith projects.

Family Services Committee

Meets the 2nd Monday of each month, 5:30 pm, at YHFH Office

The Family Services Committee is responsible for the recruitment, screening, and selection of homeowner candidates. In addition, the committee educates homebuyers and partners with the candidates to ensure timely completion of all program requirements. Finally, the family services committee actively engages existing homeowners to continue the sense of community, prevent mortgage delinquencies, and to enable those helped by the program to “pay it forward.”

Finance Committee

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month, 5:30 pm at YHFH Office

The finance committee is responsible for overseeing the monthly financial reporting, annual audit, investments, cash flow projects and the budget process.

Marketing/Special Events Committee

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 5:30 pm at YHFH Office

The purpose of the Marketing Committee is to execute the calendar-based marketing strategy clearly communicating and promoting York’s Habitat for Humanity’s mission in the community. It accomplishes this mission through overseeing the contents of the website and social media sites, promotional material design, advertising management and quarterly newsletter production. Members also assist with the planning, promotion and coordination of special events and fundraisers.

Neighborhood Revitalization Committee

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 5:30 pm at YHFH Office

Responsible for all aspects of the program, including family selection and approval, volunteer recruitment, fundraising, and marketing. Thoughtfully considers families in need of repairs, recruits volunteers and supervisors to complete the repairs, and helps raise funds to make said repairs possible.

Volunteer Recruitment & Governance Committee

Meeting TBD

This Committee is responsible for ensuring adherence of the Board of Directors to all applicable governance requirements, facilitating the recruitment and nomination of suitable candidates to key leadership positions on the Board of Directors and the various standing Committees, as well as providing oversight of volunteer recruitment, placement, and ongoing engagement.

Do you want to become part of our valuable volunteer force? See how here.