PHILIPSBURG — Officials of the Moshannon Valley Economic Development Partnership recently announced five candidates for seats on the partnership’s board of directors have been elected for three-year terms.
“For the board of directors election this year, we had six people running for the five available seats,” said Stan LaFuria, executive director of the partnership, in a press release. “The five board incumbents all wanted to get re-elected to their seats. The partnership’s dues-paying members received an election ballot and did the voting.
The five board incumbents, Dustin Minarchick, Laura Holden, Bryan Bennett, Robert Steward Jr. and Steve Lyncha, were re-elected to their seats.
The other MVEDP board members are Jared Ricotta, Jim Pollock, Rusty Christoff, Jeff Herr, Bill Jones, Karen Blair, Tom Scott, John Shimko and Jim Richtscheit.
Installed as officers were: Ricotta, president; Lyncha, first vice president; Bennett, vice president; Minarchick, vice president; Holden, treasurer; and Pollock, assistant treasurer.
The MVEDP is a private, nonprofit economic and community development organization dedicated to working with the public and private sectors to stimulate new investment throughout the Moshannon Valley region.