In 2008, Heritage Valley Partners, Inc., (HVP) was established as the development arm of the Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area (LHV). HVP, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, supports the mission of LHV through fund development and through the support of Ambassadors in Action, LHV’s volunteer organization. HVP is working to expand opportunities for funding for LHV’s wide range of projects, programs, and events.
Heritage Valley Partners’ goals and accomplishments include:
HVP and the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority, the management entity of the heritage area, collaborate to strengthen the sustainability and effectiveness of the Lackawanna Heritage Valley.
The following individuals serve on the Board of Directors of Heritage Valley Partners, Inc.:
Ellen Q. Bush, Chair
John Wiercinski – Vice Chair
John Monnier, Secretary/Treasurer
Julie Schumacher Cohen
L.P. Frieder, III
Grace McGregor Kramer
Sean McDonough, Esq.
Lawrence D. West
Natalie Gelb serves as the Executive Director of Heritage Valley Partners, Inc.