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Leadership Cumberland welcomed three new members to the LC board of directors: John Knapp, Morgan Rector, and Kyle Petty. They will serve on the board for the next three years.

John Knapp is the Director of Information Technology at the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology as well as a Faculty member of Information Systems master program at Geisinger Holy Spirit. In addition, he is also a 2016 Leadership Cumberland graduate.

Morgan Rector is the Business Banking Assistant Vice President at M&T Bank, where she has been for the last five years. She has ten years of management and leadership experience, where she worked to developed new prospective relationships and ensured all goals were satisfied.

Kyle Petty is a Financial Adviser at Orrstown Bank in Carlisle. He has worked at Orrstown for the past seven years in various positions. Mr. Petty is also a 2018 Leadership Cumberland graduate.

Cumberland County, PA – Area nonprofit organizations are invited to submit a Request for Proposal (RFP) to Leadership Cumberland for implementation as a Community Engagement Project. Leadership Cumberland will select several projects to be completed by LC fellows in an eighth month period(October-May) during the 2018-19 program year.

For nonprofit originations, this invitation to submit an RFP presents an opportunity to use the services of talented professionals from a variety of occupations and backgrounds. The teams can assist with projects that area nonprofits lack the resources and/or manpower to accomplish. Simultaneously, you can expose a group of established and emerging community leaders to your organization`s mission and goals. The experience is meant to be mutually beneficial for both the agency and these emerging leaders.

This year’s projects are unique as this is the first year Leadership Cumberland is inviting nonprofit organizations to submit project proposals. Leadership Cumberland believes projects completed in this way will have a greater impact on the community and will directly fulfill a needs that have been identified by area nonprofits.

Projects should have a reasonable scope and will not be accepted if they include any fundraising or physical labor(painting, gardening, etc.).