Two Join Susquehanna Greenway Partnership Board

Two Join Susquehanna Greenway Partnership Board

 Lewisburg, PA- The Susquehanna Greenway Partnership(SGP) is pleased to announce the addition of two new members, Erica Shames and Meg Finn, to its Board of Directors. Shames, and Finn join nine other board members whose role is to further SGP’s mission and provide overall strategic guidance to the organization. 

 Erica Shames brings a wealth of ‘Susquehanna’ knowledge to SGP. As the founder and publisher of Susquehanna Life magazine -the region’s original lifestyle publication- Shameshas an intimate knowledge of the Susquehanna region and its resources. “I elected to serve on the SGP board because I am a strong advocate for the work of the SGP. I have followed their work since its inception, and am impressed by the preservice and hard work of their staff and board.” In addition to her membership at several regional organizations, Shames co-founded the Women’s Professional Partnership and was the founder and convener of the Empowering Our Region through Mentoring and Leadership Conference in 2015.

Meg Finn is the Executive Director of Lycoming Arts (The Williamsport Lycoming Arts Council, est. 1960). With experiecnes in psychology, theater, entertainment, finance, event

management and public relations, she is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the Board and Artisan Community to embark on the orgnaizations's next chapter. "I want to contribute to the preservation and promotion of our valuable greenway and partner in the development of a vibrant community," says Finn. A Williamsport native, Miss Funn is a graduate of Kent '94 and Harvard University '00. In addition to considerable National Affliations, Meg is the Resource Development Chair for The Uptown Music Collective Board of Directors and member of the Development Committee for the Board of Directors of The Susquehanna Greenway Partnership.

SGP’s Board of Directors is comprised of individuals from the business, municipal, academic, and volunteer communities of Pennsylvania. It’s the Board’s responsibility is to provide counsel and guidance in the direction and operation of the SGP, as well as to raise awareness of the SGP’s mission to the surrounding communities.

About the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership:

The Susquehanna Greenway Partnership is the leading champion for the Susquehanna Greenway, which is an interconnected network or land and water trails that runs along the Susquehanna River within Pennsylvania. Their mission is to envision, create and sustain a greenway along the Susquehanna River, to highlight River Towns, and to enhance the lives of current and future generations. They work towards their mission through the implementation of our three program areas: Trails, River Towns, and Education & Outreach. 

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