Board of Directors
Michael W. Brubaker
Michael W. Brubaker was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2015. Mr. Brubaker is Chief Executive Officer of Blackford Ventures, LLC. He has extensive international business experience in addition to meaningful relationships at the local, state and federal government levels. Mike is a former State Senator (2006-2014); and during his tenure, he chaired the Senate Finance Committee, as well as chaired the International Relations committee within the Council of State Governments organization, and served on the transition team for three governors. Mr. Brubaker holds a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy from West Virginia University. He is also a graduate of the Program for Emerging Political Leaders from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and the Pennsylvania Rural Leadership Program from Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Brubaker has numerous professional affiliations including the Lancaster County Hunger Coalition Initiative, Lancaster Career and Technology Foundation, Lancaster Angel Investment Network, Discover Lancaster, LGH Mission & Community Benefits Committee, Susquehanna Valley Center for Public Policy Board, and more.
Joseph R. Deerin
Joseph Deerin was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2012. Growing up in a family involved in real estate, Joe officially began his career in real estate in 1990 as a sales associate for LMS Commercial Real Estate. In 1991 Joe went to work for JMB Retail Properties Co., as the General Manager/Property Manager of shopping malls and mixed use developments. Since his return in July 1996 to Property Management Alternatives, Inc. dba LMS Commercial Real Estate, Joe acts as Owner, President, Broker of Record and Senior Property Manager for the LMS and PMA portfolio of properties. Joe actively engages in setting strategic goals and plans for the company, soliciting new management and leasing contracts, negotiating new leases, renewals and extensions, interacting with owners, tenants, lenders, and vendors, implementing new technology, and overseeing the day to day operations of the company. Property management alternatives, Inc. currently manages in excess of 5.5 million square feet, and LMS leases in excess of 6.5 million square feet.
Steve A. Dzurik
Steve A. Dzurik was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2012. Mr. Dzurik is a Vice President for Construction Risk Solutions, LLC. He is primarily responsible for the acquisition, growth, and service of construction and real estate clients. Mr. Dzurik focuses on protecting the assets of his clients and works to build customized solutions to assist them in achieving their risk management objectives. Mr. Dzurik has experience with all sizes and types of general construction, specialty construction, and real estate development firms in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Mr. Dzurik is a graduate of Oral Roberts University with a BS in Chemistry, and a graduate of Regent Univeristy with a Juris Doctor (Law Degree). He is currently a licensed Pennsylvania Attorney. Mr. Dzurik serves on the board for the Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, and is a member of both the Delaware Contractors Association and Washington Building Congress.
R. Edward Gordon
R. Edward Gordon was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2003. A Certified Public Accountant, he joined Wohlsen Construction Company in 1992 and serves as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Gordon has been involved in the community by serving on the boards of EDC Finance Corporation of Lancaster County, Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center and Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Financial Executives Institute, Central PA Chapter; and the Construction Financial Management Association of Central PA. He is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College with a B.A. degree and the Leadership Lancaster program, and is a Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional.
Lester O. Houck
Lester O. Houck was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2001. Mr. Houck has been a Supervisor for Salisbury Township for 26 years. He has been a member of LCSWMA's Citizens Advisory Committee, the Lancaster County Planning Commission and Lancaster County Housing and Development Authorities.
John K. Musser
John K. Musser was appointed to the Board of Directors in 1996. Mr. Musser is President of Musser Supply Inc. and lives in West Hempfield Township. He has served the community on the boards of Lancaster General Hospital-Susquehanna Division, Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Oil Heat Council of Lancaster and First Union Bank. He is a member of Mountville Church of the Brethren and enjoys boating, skiing and soccer with his family.
George W. Rettew, Jr.
George W. Rettew, Jr. was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2017. Chairman of Rettew Associates, Inc., Mr. Rettew is a proponent of business excellence and possesses extensive hands-on experience implementing business excellence principles. He has spoken on this topic at various engineering industry events, including the Roads and Streets Total Quality Management Conference held in Arizona by the Arizona Department of Transportation. Mr. Rettew has served as chairman of the board of the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is a former board member of the South Central Assembly for Effective Governance and the Smart Growth Coalition of Lancaster County, for which he was a founding member. He was also a former member of the board of the Lancaster County Conservancy, the Lancaster County Home Builders Association, and the Pennsylvania Builders Association. He served as chapter president and board member of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania and maintains membership in a number of state and national professional engineering associations.
J. Scott Ulrich
J. Scott Ulrich was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2011. Mr. Ulrich is a Certified General Appraiser in the state of Pennsylvania and has over 33 years of appraisal experience specializing in commercial, industrial and complex residential real estate appraisals. He is a graduate of the Master Planners Course and has served on the Growth Management Update Task Force. Mr. Ulrich holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Penn State University with a major in Real Estate. He has taught Real Estate and Appraisal courses for the Lancaster County Association of Realtors, Real Estate School and Penn State University. He has taken numerous appraisal education classes throughout his career and holds the General Accredited Appraiser (GAA) certification through the National Association of Realtors. Mr. Ulrich has been an active member in a number of local organizations and committees including: Lancaster County Association of Realtors (past President), American Business Club (past President), Building Industry Association of Lancaster County (past Board Member), Lancaster County Planning Commission and Manor Township Zoning Hearing Board.
Karen M. Weibel
Karen M. Weibel was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2009. Prior to joining the Board, Ms. Weibel was a member of LCSWMA's Citizens Advisory Committee. She was elected to the Lititz Borough Council in 2006 and has served as President since 2008. Ms. Weibel’s expertise lies in local government, public policy. Previously, Ms. Weibel served for ten years on the Lititz Planning Commission. She served on numerous Lancaster County Planning Commission committees, including the Growth Management Update, the Housing Plan, the Long Range Transportation Plan and most recently on the Housing Affordability Task Force. A literacy advocate, Ms. Weibel has served as tutor, Board Member and advisor with The Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon for over two decades. She has also served on the Board of Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership since 2000. Ms. Weibel holds a BFA degree from the University of Rhode Island, is a graduate of Leadership Lancaster, and has completed the Lancaster Master Planner program.
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2017 Meeting Schedule
2016 Meeting Schedule
January 22* – Cancelled
March 18 - Cancelled
August 19 - Cancelled
*The meetings for January, April and July in 2016 occur on the 4th Friday of the month.
2015 Meeting Schedule
2014 Meeting Schedule
LCSWMA schedules monthly Board of Director's meetings at the beginning of each year. Meetings may be cancelled when management has minimal business to come before the Board.
At a minimum, the Board will meet every other month. Cancellations are less frequent from August through December, due to a traditionally heavy business schedule. Meetings are normally held at our main office on the 3rd Friday of the month, starting at 7:30am. However, exceptions may occur at times.
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