Board Members


Board of Directors as of July, 1, 2022

  • Commissioner Chip Abramovic, Venango County
  • Kristi Amato, Clarion County Planning
  • Commissioner Scott Boyd, Mercer County
  • Cindy Crytzer, Tionesta Borough, Forest County
  • County Executive Brenton Davis, Erie County Executive’s Office
  • Jim Decker, Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry
  • Commissioner Basil Huffman, Forest County
  • Commissioner Ben Kafferlin, Warren County
  • Debbra Kapp, Action Auto Service, Inc., Venango County
  • Thomas McKinley, OhanaLink Technologies, Lawrence County
  • Lizette Olsen, Aware, Inc., Mercer County
  • Mary Rennie, Erie County Council
  • Victoria Soff, Crawford County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Crawford County
  • Commissioner Ted Tharan, Clarion County
  • Commissioner Dan Vogler, Lawrence County
  • Commissioner Francis Weiderspahn, Jr., Crawford County
  • Rod Wilt, Penn-Northwest Development Corporation, Mercer County


  • Commissioner Dan Vogler, Chairman
  • Commissioner Scott Boyd, Vice Chairman
  • Cindy Crytzer, Secretary
  • Jim Decker, Treasurer

2022 Board Meetings

  • October  – Planning Session (Board of Directors & Executive Director only) – Location TBD
  • Friday, December 2 – Virtual Zoom Meeting or Location TBD
All Board of Directors meetings occur the first Friday of every other month, and begin at 10:00 AM, unless indicated otherwise.

For more information about the board meetings, please contact:
Vonda Caldwell, Executive Assistant
vondac@northwestpa.org
P:814.677.4800 x104.

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