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DLV Board of Directors: 2021–22

The Board of Directors is a group of industry professionals and business leaders from Lehigh and Northampton Counties. Board member nominations are made by the nominating committee and are elected by the Board of Directors. All major decisions are approved by the board.

Officers
  • CHAIRMAN – Darren Betters
    • Director of Business Development – Lehigh/Northampton Airport Authority
  • VICE-CHAIRMAN – Joan Hanscom
    • Executive Director – Valley Preferred Cycling Center
  • SECRETARY – David Fulton
    • Director of Hotel Operations – Wind Creek Bethlehem
  • TREASURER – Jodie Stetz
    • Senior Director of Human Resources – Lehigh Valley Restaurant Group (Red Robin)
  • IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN – Mike Fehnel
    • Vice-President and General Manager – Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

Members
  • Don Cunningham – Voting Ex-Officio
    • President and CEO – Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation
  • Charlene Donchez-Mowers
    • President – Historic Bethlehem Museum & Sites
  • Frank V. Facchiano – Voting Ex-Officio
    • Chief Operating Officer & EVP Member Relations – Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Gunnar Fox
    • Vice President & General Manager – PPL Center
  • Frank Kane – Voting Ex-Officio
    • Director of Community & Economic Development – Lehigh County
  • Keith Koepke
    • General Manager – Crayola Experience Easton
  • Denise Maiatico 
    • Vice President – Meyer Jabara Hotels Holiday Inn Conference Center
  • ​Debi Rice
    • President – Fun-Nominal Events & Marketing
  • David F. Schweiger, MBA, CTA
    • Director, Hospitality & Sport Management and Center for Business and Industry - Hospitality & Tourism – Northampton Community College
  • Michael Slivka
    • General Manager – Renaissance Allentown
  • Denise Smith
    • Vice President of Development – State Theatre
  • Tina Smith – Voting Ex-Officio
    • Director – Northampton County Department of Community Economic Development
  • Andrea C. Weismiller
    • VP Sales – Joshi Hotel Group
  • Non-Voting – Alex Michaels
    • President & CEO – Discover Lehigh Valley

Ex-Officio Members
  • Dan Hartzell
    • Commissioner – Lehigh County
  • John W. Kingsley
    • Director of Community and Economic Development – City of Easton
  • Leonard Lightner
    • Director, Community and Economic Development – City of Allentown
  • Alicia Miller Karner
    • Director of Community & Economic Development – City of Bethlehem
  • Lori Vargo Heffner
    • President – Northampton County Council