Harvey J. Baumann
Harvey J. Bauman is from Sassamansville, Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Kathy, have two grown children. Harvey graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He spent 3 years in Nepal with the United Mission to Nepal (through the Mennonite Central Committee) supervising construction on a hydroelectric project. He then worked for 30 years as an application engineer, product manager and supervisor of the application engineering department at Moore Products Company, which later became Siemens Corporation of Spring House, Pennsylvania. He also worked at Accusort Systems in Hatfield and is now at CHL Systems in Franconia as an engineering project manager. Harvey is the grandson of the founder of Bauman’s Apple Butter and Cider in Sassamansville, Pennsylvania. He and his wife have been partners and managers of the family business since Harvey’s father, Stanley, passed away in 1977. He is a member of the Hereford Mennonite Church (now Butter Valley Community Church) in Bally where he has served in various positions. Harvey enjoys traveling, repairing things, and working in his garden.
Robert Bricker (Chair)
Robert (Bob) Bricker is married to Carol Bricker. They have two daughters. Bob enjoys boating and skiing. Bob is a graduate of Dickinson School of Law and is a partner at Bricker, Landis, Hunsberger & Gingrich, LLP. Professional memberships include the Bar of the Pennsylvania and United States Supreme Courts and the Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and American Bar Associations. Currently, Bob is Solicitor for East Greenville Borough Zoning Hearing Board and the Souderton Borough in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was formerly solicitor for Salford Township and Upper Salford Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Current Board memberships include the Calvary Church Foundation of Souderton, Pennsylvania. Past Board memberships include the Penn Christian Academy in Norristown, the Community Foundation for Human Development in Sellersville, and the Indian Valley Arts Foundation in Souderton.
Michelle M. Forsell
Michelle M. Forsell, Esq. was appointed to the Frederick Living Board in September 2017. She is with the Tomlinson Forsell law firm located in Greenville, PA. Legal experience includes the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas, and a large Philadelphia firm. Attorney Forsell serves on the Board of Directors of the Bar Association of Lehigh County and as an arbitrator of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas. She is also an adjunct professor at Cedar Crest College in Allentown. Attorney Forsell focuses her practice on estate planning/administration and municipal law.
James B. Longacre concentrates his practice on employee benefits and compensation matters. He advises clients on the structure and administration of pension, 401(k) and nonqualified deferred compensation plans. He also assists clients with welfare benefits, COBRA and HIPAA concerns. In addition, Mr. Longacre has negotiated executive compensation agreements and analyzed issues arising in mergers and acquisitions, including strategies and methods for reducing tax liability arising from golden parachute payments. He has extensive experience in the representation of multiemployer benefit funds, association health plans and professional employer organizations (PEOs). Mr. Longacre is an active member of the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO) and is a member of NAPEO’s Legal Advisory Council. He regularly handles matters before the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. Prior to joining Stevens & Lee, Mr. Longacre worked for an international law firm in Washington, D.C. He received a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center (1996) and a B.A. from Goshen College (1990). He is a member of the Berks County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
James B. Longacre
Cindy married Carl Raub III, in August, 1997, and is the step mother to two sons and the grandmother of 4. Cindy is a 1976 Graduate of Quakertown Community Senior High School. She has been employed in long term care since 1996 Cindy and Carl are members of West Swamp Mennonite Church. Cindy served as treasurer of Saucon Mennonite Church, and secretary of Richlandtown Borough. Her special interests include sports, word puzzles and enjoying nature.
Warren Tyson worked on the family dairy farm and operated a milk processing plant. Later, he was employed with a large automated sawmill. He was assistant pastor in a Mennonite congregation, which led to seminary training and full-time pastorate with Zion Mennonite Church in York, PA. In 1998 he became Conference Minister for the Atlantic Coast Conference of Mennonite Church USA in Lancaster, PA, and in 2007 accepted the Executive Conference Minister role. From 1998 to the end of 2015, he was Conference Minister for the Eastern District Conference in Lansdale, PA, with 15 member churches. Board experience includes member of the Mennonite Church General Board, Atlantic Coast Conference representative (1993-1998); Industrial and Commercial Ministries, volunteer chaplain (1993-1996); Camp Hebron, Halifax, Pa., board member (1999-2003); Resources for Resolving Conflict, Lancaster, Pa., board member (2002-2005); Frederick Mennonite Community/Frederick Living, member, Governance Committee (2009-2013); Grace Community Fellowship and Education Centre, chair of USA board, Nairobi, Kenya (2011 to present); Christopher Dock Mennonite High School, Lansdale, Pa., board member, vice-chair, then chair, co-chair of the Dock/Penn View Christian School unified board (2011 to 2016);Warren Tyson was eighth of nine children on a Mennonite farm family. He married Linda Ann (Keener) Tyson. LPN, November 22, 1969. They had four children, two girls and two boys, and he is now grandfather to ten children (six biological, four step-grandchildren, eight girls, two boys). Hobbies include attending school and performance events of grandchildren, attending baseball games, walking, outside yard work, researching family history, and travel.
Nathan Weaver is a staff accountant at Detweiler, Hershey & Associates and is a licensed C.P.A. Nathan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accounts. Nathan graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Messiah College. Nathan has attended the Franconia Mennonite Church for over 20 years. He teaches Sunday School for 20 to 30-year olds and volunteers with his wife in the nursery with 3 year olds. In the community Nathan is on the Whack and Roll Planning Committee at the Mennonite Heritage Center and is actively involved with the Delaware Valley Mennonite Economic Development Association.
Nathan Yorgey has over 15 years of experience in multiple Information Technology areas and is employed by Pfizer Pharmaceutical Company. Nathan has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Cedarville University and a Master of Science of Management/MBA – ongoing at Stevens Technical Institute. Nathan has attended the Hope Community Church in Gilbertsville for over 15 years and participated with the Pastoral Search Committee, Men’s Ministry Leadership Team, Senior High Youth Group Leader, and Nursery and 2 year old class assistant. In the community Nathan has raised funds for the 150 Multiple Sclerosis City to Shore Ride for the Cure and the Leukemia Light the Night 2-mile Walk for the Cure.
John Zuchero is the owner of Zuchero Communications and has over 25 years of experience in designing instructional materials for instructor-led training and online e-learning for the computer, electronics, communications, and healthcare fields. He is a member of New Hanover Lutheran Church in Gilbertsville, PA. His hobbies include cooking, reading fiction and non-fiction, as well as squash, hiking, and woodland gardening. He and his wife live in Perkiomenville, PA.