DLV Board of Directors

July 1, 2023–June 30, 2024

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

  • CHAIR – Jodie Stetz
    • Chief People and Culture Officer – Lehigh Valley Restaurant Brands (Red Robin) and Talon Restaurants (Wingstop)
  • VICE-CHAIR – David Fulton
    • Director of Hotel Operations – Wind Creek Bethlehem
  • SECRETARY – Gunnar Fox
    • Vice President & General Manager – PPL Center
  • TREASURER – Debi Rice
    • President – Fun-Nominal Events & Marketing
  • IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN – Darren Betters
    • Director of Business Development – Lehigh/Northampton Airport Authority

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
    • Sr. Director of Crayola Experience Operations – Crayola Experience Easton
  • Erin Ludwig
    • Executive Director, Community Engagement Marketing & Public Affairs – Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Denise Maiatico 
    • Vice President – Meyer Jabara Hotels
  • Jill Brader Meyers 
    • Director of Marketing Operations – City Center Allentown
  • 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

  • Dan Hartzell
    • Commissioner – Lehigh County
  • Lori Vargo Heffner
    • President – Northampton County Council
  • Genesis Ortega
    • Communications Director – City of Allentown
  • Sean Ziller
    • Deputy Director of Economic Development – City of Bethlehem
  • John W. Kingsley
    • Director of Community and Economic Development – City of Easton