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
Tana Emery Board Member Community Member
Mark Farrell Board Member Hook & Flask Still Works
Pam Jones Board Member 1st National Bank
Alyssa Loney Board Member Ibis Appraisal Services
Melissa McGowan Board Member F&M Trust
Sean Shultz Board Member Carlisle Borough Mayor


Name Title Business
Rebecca Yearick Board Liaison Redevelopment Authority
Jay Abom Board Liaison Abom & Kutulakis
Crystal Kerns Board Liaison Carlisle Theatre
Susan Armstrong Board Liaison Borough Manager, Carlisle Borough
Donna Hunter Board Liaison Carlisle Chamber of Commerce


Name Title
Stacey Gould Main Street Manager
Phil George Assistant Main Street Manager

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.

Promotions Committee Meetings

The Promotions Committee meets the 1st Wednesday of every month at 8:30 am at Sunrise Cafe. 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.

Executive Committee Meetings

The Executive Committee meets the third Wednesday of every month at 12pm. This committee consists of DCA Executive Board and a few key liaisons.

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.