Board of Directors

Workforce and Economic Development Board meetings
The next meeting will be held in September 2022

Board and Committee Meeting Schedule

Virtual meeting access information will be posted one week prior to meetings on the Workforce and Economic Development page. Auxiliary Aids and Services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities per the Equal Opportunity Program.


The Workforce and Economic Development Board of Directors is comprised of a minimum of 51% private sector (employer/business) members, representatives of local educational entities, labor organizations, community-based organizations, and economic development agencies and PA CareerLink® Bucks County Partners and investors.

Mateen AfzelPDC MachinesPDC Machines Website
Paul BencivengoPresident/COO, Visit Bucks CountyVisit Bucks County Website
Anita DiggsRehabilitation Supervisor, Department of Labor and IndustryDepartment of Labor and Industry Website
Theodore DorandManager External Affairs Bucks CountyExelon Website 
Marybeth FergusonAssistant Regional Director - Southeast Bureau of Workforce Partnership and Operations, PA Department of Labor and IndustryDepartment of Labor and Industry Website
Dr. Felicia GantherPresident, Bucks County Community CollegeBucks County Community College
Daniel GraceTreasure & Business Manager, Teamsters Local 107
Dr. Mark HoffmanExecutive Director, Bucks County Intermediate UnitBucks County Intermediate Unit Website
James Horan, ChairCEO, New Age IndustriesNew Age Industries Website
Louis KassaExecutive Vice President/COO, Blumberg Institute, PA Biotech CenterBlumberg Institute Website
Gregory F. KrugPresident, Lampire Biological LaboratoriesLampire Website
Chris LaBongePresident, Adtell GroupAdtell Group Website
Erin Lukoss, Vice ChairExecutive Director, Bucks County Opportunity CouncilOpportunity Council Website
Jonathan MercerPresident/Owner, Startup Bucks and Stacks CompanyStartup Bucks Website
Stacks Website
Jessica PeifferOwner, BCT Walls and Ceilings, Inc.BCT Walls and Ceilings (Facebook)
Dominic RobertoGeneral Manager Foreman for S Jersey, Johnson ControlsJohnson Controls Website
Brian ShieldsPeddler's VillagePeddler's Village Website
Sara TsivikisHuman Resources, Sesame PlaceSesame Place
Yolanda UdvardyDirector of Continuing & Professional Studies, Delaware Valley UniversityDelaware Valley University Website
Jeane VidoniPresident/CEO, Penn Community BankPenn Community Bank Website
Jennifer WendlingClient Relationship Manager, Penn State ExtensionPenn State Extension Website

Meeting Minutes are available below:

Meeting Minutes - June 2022

Meeting Minutes, March 2022

Meeting Minutes - December 2021

Meeting Minutes - September 2021

Meeting Minutes - June 2021

Meeting Minutes - March 2021

Meeting Minutes - December 2020