DCA Team & Board

DCA Board of Directors

Robin Burtner President Shippensburg SBDC
Mary Williams Vice President Mary Williams Photography
Jennifer Love Secretary Dickinson College
Ben Bostic Treasurer Boyer & Ritter
Anna Bucher Board Member Orrstown Bank
Mary Carlton Board Member C-LUV Thrift
Aliya Constant Board Member Comfort Suites
Michael Cross Board Member St. John’s Episcopal Church
Ross Gardner Board Member Creative Building Concepts
Pam Jones Board Member 1st National Bank
Debbie Keyser Board Member Carlisle Resident
Alyssa Loney Board Member Ibis Appraisal Services
Mark Farrell Board Member Hook & Flask Still Works
Devin Flickinger Board Member Hook & Flask Still Works
Melissa McGowan Board Member F & M Trust
Tana Emery Board Member M&T Bank
Aliya Constant Board Member Comfort Suites
Sean Shultz Board Member Carlisle Borough Mayor


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Rebecca Yearick Board Liaison Redevelopment Authority
Pat Craig Board Liaison Pat Craig Studios
Jay Abom Board Liaison Abom & Kutulakis
Crystal Kerns Board Liaison Carlisle Theatre
Susan Armstrong Board Liaison Borough Manager, Carlisle Borough
Michelle Crowley Board Liaison Carlisle Chamber of Commerce
Stephanie Gilbert Board Liaison Destination Carlisle


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DCA Monthly Meeting Schedule

Board Meetings

The DCA Board meets the 2nd Friday of every month at 8 am in the lower level of the Borough Building located at 53 West South Street. Meetings last about 1 ½ hours. Reminder emails and agenda are emailed to members one week prior to meetings. Meetings are open to the public. Meetings are currently via zoom.

Promotions Committee Meetings

The Promotions Committee meets the 1st Wednesday of every month at 8:30 am via zoom. They plan all of the DCA events and look at ways to promote downtown to residents and visitors.

Design Committee Meetings

The Design Committee meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 8:30 am at Helena’s Creperie. Committee members focus on beautification of the downtown such as planters, cleanliness, banners, flags and holiday lights.

Economic Vitality Committee Meetings

The Economic Vitality Committee meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 9:00 a.m. via zoom. This group focuses on bringing new businesses to the downtown district, oversees the DCA façade grant program and sponsors the Downtown Carlisle Property Showcase event highlighting available spaces in downtown.

Organizational Committee Meetings

The Organizational Committee meets the last Friday of every month at 8:30 am via zoom. This committee consists of DCA Executive Board and a few key liaisons.

Ice Art Fest Committee Meetings

The Ice Art Fest Committee meets the 3rd Thursday and will be scheduled by the event chair via zoom. The event takes place in February but year round planning is essential.

Volunteers are always welcome to serve on committees and on the Board of Directors. If you would like more information on either, contact the DCA at 717-245-2648 or by email at stacey@lovecarlisle.com.