Board of Directors


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2017

(Previous Boards listed below.  Organizations for identification only)

  • Rabbi Daniel Swartz —President
    Temple Hesed (Union for Reform Judaism), Scranton
    blog pieces, including personal reflection,  OpEd reprints, and testimony
  • Rev. Doug Hunt —Vice President
    (ordained UCC, retired)
    member: Main Line Unitarian Church, Devon
    sermon given to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Pottstown, 2014
  • Barbara Ballenger —Secretary
    Associate for Spiritual Formation and Care
    Church of St. Martin in the Fields (Episcopal), Philadelphia
    blog profile piece, 2016 Faith Climate Action Week sermon
  • Rev. John Creasy
    Associate founding pastor, Open Door Pittsburgh
    Manager, Garfield Farm
    short bio
  • Barbara Giovagnioli
    member, Diocese of Scranton
    short bio
  • Wanda Guthrie
    Pittsburgh Friends’ Meeting
    GreenFaith Fellow
    Board Member of the Thomas Merton Center, Pittsburgh
    short bio
  • Bill Lochstet
    Wisdom Table at St. Peter’s (UCC), Lancaster
    Green Justice Ministry Team, Penn Central Conference of the United Church of Christ
    blog profile piece
  • Chuck Marshall
    Central Baptist Church (American Baptist Churches USA), Wayne
    blog profile piece
  • Rev. Paul Metzloff
    Holy Trinity Church (ELCA), Kingston
    GreenFaith Fellow
    testimony to the DEP
  • Greg Williams
    St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Altoona
    blog profile piece
  • Peter Winslow
    P’Nai Or Congregation, Philadelphia
    blog profile piece
  • Behzad Zandieh
    Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Harrisburg
    blog profile piece

2015-2016

  • Rabbi Daniel Swartz —President
    Temple Hesed (Union for Reform Judaism), Scranton
  • Rev. Doug Hunt —Vice President
    (ordained UCC, retired)
    member: Main Line Unitarian Church, Devon
  • Barbara Ballenger —Secretary
    Associate for Spiritual Formation and Care
    Church of St. Martin in the Fields (Episcopal), Philadelphia
    blog profile piece, 2016 Faith Climate Action Week sermon
  • Barbara Donnini
    St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Norristown
    Villanova
    blog profile piece
  • Bill Lochstet
    Wisdom Table at St. Peter’s (UCC), Lancaster
    Green Justice Ministry Team, Penn Central Conference of the United Church of Christ
    blog profile piece
  • Rachel Mark
    Unitarian Church of Harrisburg
    Religion and Society Center, Harrisburg, and Interfaith Coalition on the Environment
    blog profile piece
  • Chuck Marshall
    Central Baptist Church (American Baptist Churches USA), Wayne
    blog profile piece
  • Rev. Paul Metzloff
    Holy Trinity Church (ELCA), Kingston
    GreenFaith Fellow
    testimony to the DEP
  • Greg Williams
    St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Altoona
    blog profile piece
  • Peter Winslow
    P’Nai Or Congregation, Philadelphia
    blog profile piece
  • Behzad Zandieh
    Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Harrisburg
  • Sr. Donna Zwigart, OSF
    Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities, Mt. Alvernia, Millvale
    (through August 2016, when she was moved to a new position in upstate New York)
    testimony to the EPA: July 2014, September 2015

2014-2015

  • Rabbi Daniel Swartz —President
    Temple Hesed (Union for Reform Judaism), Scranton
  • Rev. Doug Hunt —Vice President
    (ordained UCC, retired)
    member: Main Line Unitarian Church, Devon
  • Barbara Donnini —Treasurer
    St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Norristown
    Villanova
  • Rachel Mark — Secretary
    Unitarian Church of Harrisburg
    Religion and Society Center, Harrisburg, and Interfaith Coalition on the Environment
  • Rev. Cheryl Pyrch —co-chair, Philadelphia PA IPL
    Summit Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia
  • Bill Lochstet
    Wisdom Table at St. Peter’s (UCC), Lancaster
    Green Justice Ministry Team, Penn Central Conference of the United Church of Christ
  • Chuck Marshall
    Central Baptist Church (American Baptist Churches USA), Wayne
  • Rev. Amy Reumann
    Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania (ELCA)
    GreenFaith Fellow
  • John Roe
    State College Presbyterian Church, State College
    GreenFaith Fellow
  • Peter Winslow
    P’Nai Or Congregation, Philadelphia
  • Behzad Zandieh
    Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Harrisburg
  • Sr. Donna Zwigart, OSF
    Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities, Mt. Alvernia, Millvale

2013-2014

First fiscal year with our own 501c3 status.

  • Rabbi Daniel Swartz —President
    Temple Hesed (Union for Reform Judaism), Scranton
  • Rev. Doug Hunt —Vice President
    (ordained UCC, retired)
    member: Main Line Unitarian Church, Devon
  • Barbara Donnini —Treasurer
    St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Norristown
    Villanova
    began in April 2014 by unanimous decision of the Board, formally elected October 2014
  • Rachel Mark — Secretary
    Unitarian Church of Harrisburg
    Religion and Society Center, Harrisburg, and Interfaith Coalition on the Environment
  • John Bechtel
    Tree of Life Lutheran (ELCA), Harrisburg
  • Rev. Cheryl Pyrch —co-chair, Philadelphia PA IPL
    Summit Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia
  • Bill Lochstet
    Wisdom Table at St. Peter’s (UCC), Lancaster
    Green Justice Ministry Team, Penn Central Conference of the United Church of Christ
  • Chuck Marshall
    Central Baptist Church (American Baptist Churches USA), Wayne
  • Sylvia Neely (Acting Treasurer through April 2014)
    University Baptist and Brethren Church, State College
  • Rev. Amy Reumann
    Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania (ELCA)
    GreenFaith Fellow
  • John Roe
    State College Presbyterian Church, State College
    GreenFaith Fellow
  • Behzad Zandieh
    Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Harrisburg

2012-2013

Fiscally sponsored as a project of the Religion and Society Center, Harrisburg

  • Rev. Bill Thwing — President
    St. Paul’s (UCC), Johnstown
  • Rabbi Daniel Swartz —Vice President
    Temple Hesed (Union for Reform Judaism), Scranton
  • John Roe — Treasurer
    Calvary Baptist Church, State College
    GreenFaith Fellow
  • Sylvia Neely —Secretary
    University Baptist and Brethren Church, State College
  • Christine Brotherson
    Sustainability Initiatives Through Campus Ministries, Erie
    (Roman Catholic)
  • Krista Showalter Ehst
    Bally Mennonite Church, Bally  (MDiv thesis)
  • Rachel Mark
    Unitarian Church of Harrisburg
    Religion and Society Center, Harrisburg, and Interfaith Coalition on the Environment
  • Chuck Marshall
    Central Baptist Church (American Baptist Churches USA), Wayne
  • Rev. Daishin Eric McCabe
    Mt. Equity Zendo (Soto Zen Buddhist)
  • Rev. Cheryl Pyrch —co-chair, Philadelphia PA IPL
    Summit Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia
  • Rev. Amy Reumann
    Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania (ELCA)
  • Behzad Zandieh
    Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Harrisburg

 

2010-2012

Fiscally sponsored as a project of the Religion and Society Center, Harrisburg

Sylvia Neely

Jon Brockopp

Joy Bergey

Peter Dugas

Rachel Mark

Chuck Marshall

Rev. Jane Ellen Nickell

Rev. Cheryl Pyrch

Bill Sharp

Rabbi Daniel Swartz

Rev. Bill Thwing