DLV Board Of Directors: 2022–23

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-CHAIR – Jodie Stetz
    • Vice President of Human Resources – Lehigh Valley Restaurant Group (Red Robin)
  • SECRETARY – Gunnar Fox
    • Vice President & General Manager – PPL Center
  • TREASURER – David Fulton
    • Director of Hotel Operations – Wind Creek Bethlehem
    IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN – Mike Fehnel
    • Corporate Director, Business Intelligence Strategic Initiatives – Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

Members

  • Don Cunningham – Voting Ex-Officio
    • President and CEO – Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation
  • Charlene Donchez-Mowers
    • Senior Advisor – Historic Bethlehem Museum & Sites
  • Frank V. Facchiano – Voting Ex-Officio
    • Chief Operating Officer & EVP Member Relations – Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Kassie Hilgert
    • President & CEO – ArtsQuest
  • Frank Kane – Voting Ex-Officio
    • Director of Community & Economic Development – Lehigh County
  • Keith Koepke
    • General Manager – Crayola Experience Easton
  • Erin Ludwig
    • Director, Community Engagement Marketing & Public Affairs – Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Denise Maiatico 
    • Vice President – Meyer Jabara Hotels Holiday Inn Conference Center
  • ​Debi Rice
    • President – Fun-Nominal Events & Marketing
  • Claire Wildermuth Sadler
    • Executive Director – Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Inc.
  • 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
  • Tina Smith
    • Director, Northampton County Department of Community & Economic Development — Northampton County
  • Andrea C. Weismiller
    • VP Sales – Joshi Hotel Group
  • Non-Voting – Alex Michaels
    • President & CEO – Discover Lehigh Valley

Ex-Officio Members

    Connor Corpora
    • Executive Assistant, Mayor's Office – City of Allentown
  • Dan Hartzell
    • Commissioner – Lehigh County
  • Lori Vargo Heffner
    • President – Northampton County Council
  • Alicia Miller Karner
    • Director of Community & Economic Development – City of Bethlehem
  • John W. Kingsley
    • Director of Community and Economic Development – City of Easton