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Workforce and Economic Development Board of Directors

Membership Composition

The Workforce and Economic Development Board of Directors is comprised of a minimum of 51% private sector (employer/business) members, representatives of local educational entities, labor organizations, community-based organizations, and economic development agencies and PA CareerLink® Bucks County Partners and investors.  Please refer to our BYLAWS updated December 19, 2019.

Public Notice

The Workforce and Economic Development Board meetings are scheduled virtually at this time. The meetings will be held on:

  • Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

For access to the virtual meeting, the public must visit the Workforce and Economic Development Board’s website for instructions on how to attend the virtual meeting, which will be posted one week prior. Auxiliary Aids and Services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities Equal Opportunity Employer /Program.

Meeting Minutes

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes - December 16, 2020

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes - September 23, 2020

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes - June 24, 2020

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes - March 25, 2020

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes – December 18, 2019

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes – September 25, 2019

Board of Directors

Paul Bencivengo President/COO, Visit Bucks County  www.visitbuckscounty.com
Mark Bortman President, Exact Solar
www.exactsolar.com 
Anita Diggs  Rehabilitation Supervisor, Department of Labor & Industry  www.dli.state.pa.us
Theodore Dorand  Manager External Affairs Bucks County  www.exeloncorp.com 
Marybeth Ferguson  Asst. Regional Director - Southeast Bureau of Workforce Partnership & Operations, PA Dept. of Labor and Industry  www.dli.pa.gov
Dr. Mark Hoffman  Executive Director, Bucks County Intermediate Unit  www.bucksiu.org 
Jim Horan  CEO, New Age Industries  www.newageindustries.com 
Louis Kasa  Executive Vice President/COO, Blumberg Institute, PA Biotech Center  www.blumberginstitute.org 
Gregory F. Krug  President, Lampire Biological Laboratories  www.lampire.com 
Erin Lukoss - Vice Chair  Executive Director, Bucks County Opportunity Council  www.bcoc.org 
Jonathan Mercer  President/Owner, Startup Bucks and Stacks Company  www.startupbucks.org and www.stacksco.work/en 
Kevin Morrow  President, Start Up Bucks www.startupbucks.org 
Jessica Peiffer  Owner, BCT Walls & Ceilings, Inc.  www.bctwalls.com 
Dana Pezza  Owner, ITRI Wood Fired Pizza Bar  www.itriwoodfired.com 
Dominic Roberto  General Manager Foreman for S. Jersey, Johnson Controls  www.johnsoncontrols.com 
Jan Rossi  Vice President of Human Resources, Grandview Health  www.gvh.org 
Marcine Schiehser  Vice President of Human Resources, Vertical Screen  www.verticalscreen.com
Dr. Stephanie Shanblatt  President, Bucks County Community College  www.bucks.edu 
Archana Sharma  Owner, Wazoodle Fabrics LLC  www.wazoodle.com 
Yolanda Udvardy  Director of Continuing & Professional Studies, Delaware Valley University  www.delval.edu
Jeane Vidoni  President/CEO, Penn Community Bank  www.penncommunitybank.com 
Jennifer Wendling  Client Relationship Manager, Penn State Extension  www.psu.edu 


Bucks County Department of Workforce and Economic Development
Billie Barnes, Director

Neshaminy Manor Center 
1260 Almshouse Road, Building G
Doylestown, PA 18901 
Phone: 215-345-3840
Fax: 215-345-3429