Board of Directors


The YWCA Greater Harrisburg is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.


Board of Directors

Between 9-24 women serve as the YWCA Board of Directors. The BOD has fiduciary, legal and CEO oversight, and ensures the organization is operating within the goals of the mission of the YWCA. They are responsible for the selection of the CEO and work closely with the CEO to set the strategic vision of the organization.

Board Members

Lisa Stokes, President

BRP Entertainment

Donna Schankweiler, Vice President


Jessica Meyers, Secretary

JEM Group

Vera Kanova, Treasurer

PA Department of Environmental Protection

Erin Burlew, Immediate Past President

Office of Open Records

Sarah Dotzel Bond, Junior Board President

Thrive Market

Cate Barron


Sheri Bennington

Energetics Technology Center

Brianna Campbell

34 Strong

Susan Graham

Susan Graham Consulting

Lita Heckler

Edible Arrangements

Autumn Lang

Capital Blue Cross

Beth Peiffer

Ralph E. Jones, Inc.

Erica Rawls

Keller Williams of Central PA

Dr. Jyoti Sharma

Orthopedic Hand Surgeon

Natalie Wech

M&T Bank