Danielle Keperling, Dick Lundgren and Gary Klinger have been elected to the board of directors of the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County.
Keperling is chief operating officer of Historic Restorations in Lancaster, executive director of the Central Pennsylvania Preservation Society and a lecturer on maintaining and preserving historic homes. The two books that she has co-authored are on how to maintain the architectural integrity of historic buildings and how to manage projects to meet schedules while controlling costs and achieving client satisfaction. Keperling is a member of the Preservation Trust’s education and communications committee.
Lundgren, a retired commercial real estate brokerage chief executive officer from Boston, Mass., has served both as a director and as an advisory council member for a variety of non-profit organizations in the fields of historic preservation and land conservation in Massachusetts and New York. His educational and professional background is in city planning and real estate investment. Lundgren is a member of the Preservation Trust’s preservation action committee, and he served as a docent during the Preservation Trust’s fall Historic Lancaster Walk & Talk Tour.
Klinger manages the customer experience and order engineering departments at Meridian Products. In addition to restoring his historic 1900 home in Ephrata, Pa., he owns a woodshop where he designs, builds, repairs and refinishes furniture. He also is a freelance reporter for the Ephrata Review and Lititz Record Express. He serves as vice chair of the Ephrata Civil Service Commission and on the publicity committee at the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley. Klinger is a member of the Preservation Trust’s preservation action committee.
Officers for Preservation Trust continuing on the Executive Committee are Lisa Horst (The Horst Group), president; Dana Clark (Tippetts/Weavers Architects), vice president and Mike Richardson (Janney Montgomery Scott), treasurer. John Metzger (May, Metzger & Zimmerman, LLP) will serve as the at-large-member on the Executive Committee. Ron Funk will serve as secretary.
About the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County
Founded in 1966 to “stem the rapid destruction of historic properties in Lancaster County,” the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County’s mission is to encourage and facilitate historic preservation throughout Lancaster County. The Preservation Trust has been directly involved in preserving important Lancaster County landmarks and has provided advice, assistance and guidance in the protection of others. The trust is a member-supported, 501(c)3 non-profit organization located in the historic Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House (1787) at 123 North Prince Street in downtown Lancaster. Visit www.hptrust.org for additional information.