About the York County Rail Trail Authority
The York County Rail Trail Authority is a volunteer, ten-member Authority formed in 1990 under the direction of the York County Board of Commissioners. The Authority’s mission is to enrich York County communities and countryside through the development of a network of public trails.
The Authority, which is incorporated under the Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Act of 1945, is a political subdivision of the County of York.
York County Rail Trail Authority
Executive Director: Gwenyth Loose, CPRP
Executive Assistant: Denise Tushingham
Chairman: Frank Kempf
Vice-Chair: Brandon Wingert
Treasurer: Albert Gleichauf
Secretary: Melanie Playdon
Members: Silas Chamberlin, Sean Kenney, Ed Hughes, Mack Johnson, Clair “CJ” Weigle and Ann Yost; Emeritus Members, Henry Herrman and Lori Mitrick
Solicitor: Scott Beaverson, Esq.
Engineer: Jeffrey Shue, C.S. Davidson, Inc
Executive Committee – Frank Kempf, Brandon Wingert, Albert Gleichauf, Melanie Playdon.
Hanover Trolley Trail Development Committee — Frank Kempf, Silas Chamberlin, Carl Knoch, Ann Yost, Jeff Shue, and Gwenyth Loose
Hanover Trolley Trail Operating Committee — Authority Members: Mack Johnson and CJ Weigle. Municipal representatives: Clayton Black (Penn Twp), Dave Brown (Jackson Twp), Peg Moulton (Heidelberg Twp), and Scott Miller (Spring Grove Borough). Citizen Members: Kate King, Patrick Sterner, Joe Montminy, Terry Reichard, and Chris Wagman.
Planning Committee— Chairman: Carl Knoch; Authority Members: Mack Johnson, Ed Hughes, and CJ Weigle. Citizen Members: Beverly Hilt, Matt Chronister, Kathy Deporter, Corey Wolfe, Kim Hogeman, Karen Knuepfer, Denise Tushingham, Joe Kempf, Brian Greth, and Terry Steyer.
Pumpkin Walk Committee— Chairman: Carl Knoch; Authority Members Mack Johnson and Ed Hughes; Citizen Members: Kathy Deporter, Meg Fullerton, Dean Grote, Karen Holway, Todd Howdyshell, Mike Fobes, Richard Keuerleber, Brian Malcarne, Peggy Schlichter, Chris Snyder, Christine Tobias, and Chris Wagman.
Webmaster – Jarrett McAlicher
More information here: Authority Members