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Pennsylvania

Where We Are!

The Pennsylvania State Office, located in Harrisburg, PA, administers USDA Rural Development programs through nine Area Offices across the state. All offices are open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Water and Environmental Programs (WEP)

General Program Inquiries
Pennsylvania State Office
Susanne Gantz, Water and Environmental Program Director (717) 237-2281
Barb Lukens, Community Program Specialist (717) 237-2294
Kesha Servis, Community Program Technician (717) 237-2295

WEP Engineering/Environmental Assistance
Judith Tutino, Civil Engineer, Butler Office (724) 482-4800, x122
Kara Boyd, Civil Engineer, State Office (717) 237-2182

WEP Program Specialists in Area Offices
Linda Thomas, WEP ARea Specialist, Crawford Area Office (814) 336-6155, x105
Maribeth Giannone, WEP Area Specialist, Clinton Area Office (570) 726-3196 x129
Thomas Wellington, WEP Area Specialist, Lycoming Area Office (570) 433-3006 x114
Michael Angerson, WEP Area Specialist, Wyoming Area Office, (570) 836-5111 x118
Sean McElroy, WEP Area Specialist, Lebanon Area Office (717) 272-3908 x132
Todd Colley, WEP Area Specialist, Butler Area Office (724) 482-4800 x117

Business Programs

General Program Inquiries
Pennsylvania State Office
(717) 237-2189

Business Program Specialists
Amanda Hope, Business Program Specialist, State Office (717) 237-2289

    REAP 9007 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Program
    REAP 9007 Energy Audit Grant Program:
    REAP 9007 Energy Efficiency Grant Program
    Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program (RBEG)
    Value Added Producer Grant Program (VAPG)
Jeffrey Gatano, Area Specialist, Lebanon Area Office, (717) 272-3908
    REAP 9003 Biorefinery Assistance Program
    REAP 9004 Repowering Assitance Program
    REAP 9005 Advanced Biofuel Payment Program
    Rural Business Opportunity Grant Program (RBOG)
    Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program (RCDG)
    Small Socially Disadvantaged Producer Grant Program (SSDPGP)
Shaun Stehr, Business Program Specialist, State Office (717) 237-2292
    Intermediary Relending Program (IRP)
    Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program (RMAP)
    Business and Industry Guaranteed Loans

Community Programs/Multi-Family Housing

Community Facilities
Tonya St. Clair, Area Specialist, Lehigh Area Office (610) 791-9810 x112

Multi-Family Housing
Martha Hanson, Multi-Family Housing Specialist, Cumberland Office, (717) 218-3002 x125

Housing Program Staff (717) 237-2186

David Corwin, Housing Program Director (717) 237-2279
Ronald Pankratz, Architect (717) 237-2271
Michael Orendo, Appraiser (717) 272-3908, ext. 137
Chet Pogorzelski, Single Family Housing Specialist (717) 237-2277
Angela Long, Single Family Housing Specialist (717) 237-2298
Rosemary Humphries, Single Family Housing Technician (717) 237-2296
Vanessa Branch, Single Family Housing Technician (717) 237-2293
Sharon Ryan, Single Family Housing Technician (717) 237-2274

Area Offices

Butler Area Office
625 Evans City Road, Suite 101
Butler, PA 16001-8704
(724) 482-4800, ext. 4, (Phone)
(724) 482-9033 (Fax)

Serving Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Greene, Indiana, Washington Counties.

Jim Rhea, Area Specialist (724) 482-4800, ext. 118
Todd Colley, Area Specialist (724) 482-4800, ext. 117
Keith Lehman, Area Specialist (724) 482-4800, ext. 115
Kimberly Wehr, Area Specialist (724) 482-4800, ext. 112
Judy Tutino, Civil Engineer (724) 482-4800, ext. 122
Mathew McKnight, Area Technician (724) 482-4800, ext. 111
Jamie Shaver, Area Technician (724) 482-4800, ext. 120


Clinton Area Office
216 Spring Run Road, Room 103
Mill Hall, PA 17751-9543
(570) 726-3196, ext. 4 (Phone)
(570) 726-0064 (Fax)

Serving Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Potter and McKean Counties.

Maribeth Giannone, Area Specialist (570) 726-3196, ext. 129
Nancy Chavka, Area Specialist (570) 726-3196, ext. 128
Anne Boyd, Area Specialist (570) 726-3196, ext. 130
Holly Barnard, Area Specialist (570) 726-3196, ext. 130
Amy Snyder, Area Technician (570) 726-3196, ext. 132
Wanda Wolfe, Area Technician (570) 726-3196, ext. 127


Crawford Area Office
14699 N. Main Street, Extension
Meadville, PA 16335-9441
(814) 336-6155, ext. 4 (Phone)
(814) 337-0294 (Fax)

Serving Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, and Warren Counties.

Barry Miller, Area Specialist (814) 336-6155, ext. 110
William McCloskey, Area Specialist (814) 336-6155, ext. 116
Linda Thomas, Area Specialist (814) 336-6155, ext. 105
Michael Richards, Area Specialist (814) 336-6155, ext. 134
Denise Kemp, Area Specialist (814) 336-6155, ext. 108
Courtney Bailey Area Specialist (814) 336-6155, ext. 102
Joanne Styborski, Area Technician (814) 336-6155, ext. 120
Susan Hyde Area Technician (814) 336-6155, ext. 115
Donald Mulson Area Technician (814) 336-6155, ext. 117



Cumberland Area Office
401 E. Louther St., Suite 304
Carlisle, PA 17013-2652
(717) 218-3002

Serving Bedford, Cumberland, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, and Perry Counties.

Martha Hanson, Multi-Family Housing Coordinator/Area Specialist
Pamela Sturgeon, Area Specialist
Deborah Taylor, Single Family Housing Specialist
Amber Good, Area Technician


Lebanon Area Office
2120 Cornwall Road, Suite 7
Lebanon, PA 17042-9790
(717) 272-3908, ext. 6 (Phone)
(717) 273-0357 (Fax)

Serving Adams, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon and York Counties.

Jeffrey Gatano, Area Specialist (717) 272-3908, ext. 134
Michael Orendo, Appraiser (717) 272-3908, ext. 137
Seda Kleinfelter, Single Family Housing Specialist (717) 272-3908, ext. 154
Cheryl Delk, Area Specialist (717) 272-3908, ext. 135
Rory Piermattei, Area Specialist (717) 272-3908, ext. 133


Lehigh Area Office
2211 Mack Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18103-5623
(610) 791-9810 (Phone)
(610) 791-9820 (Fax)

Serving Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Pike, and Schuylkill Counties.

Angela Callie, Rural Development Coordinator (610) 791-9810, ext. 113
Karen Solt, Area Specialist (610) 791-9810, ext. 117
Tonya St.Clair, Area Technician (610) 791-9810, ext. 112
Alexandra Batista, Area Technician (610) 791-9810, ext. 109
Megan Henderson, Area Technician (610) 791-9810, ext. 115


Lycoming Area Office
542 County Farm Rd, Suite 205
Montoursville, PA 17754-9209
(570) 433-3006, ext. 4 (Phone)
(570) 433-3013 (Fax)

Serving Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga and Union Counties.

Tom Wellington, Area Specialist (570) 433-3006, ext. 114
Judy Bartlett, Area Specialist (570) 433-3006, ext. 121
Michelle Musser, Area Specialist (570) 433-3006, ext. 116
Alyssa Bartlett, Area Technician (570) 433-3006, ext. 118



Westmoreland Area Office
214 Donohoe Road, Suite A
Greensburg, PA 15601-7552
(724) 853-5555, ext. 4 (Phone)
(724) 837-9762 (Fax)

Serving Blair, Cambria, Fayette, Somerset, and Westmoreland Counties.

Gary Reed Area Specialist (724) 853-5555, ext. 126
Sandra Ridenour Area Specialist (724) 853-5555, ext. 124
Jill Crowe Area Technician (724) 853-5555, ext. 122
Karen Kuhns Area Technician (724) 853-5555, ext. 128
Lucinda Dietz Area Technician (724) 853-5555, ext. 121
Mary McDaid Area Technician (724) 853-5555, ext. 120

Wyoming Area Office
21 Hollowcrest Road
Tunkhannock, PA 18657-6632
(570) 836-5111, ext. 4 (Phone)
(570) 836-4432 (Fax)

Serving Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming Counties.

Beatrice Elliott, Area Specialist (570) 836-5111, ext. 119
Michael Angerson, Area Specialist (570) 836-5111, ext. 118
Kim Loftus, Area Specialist (570) 836-5111, ext. 122
Charles Garnett, Area Specialist (570) 836-5111, ext. 121
Sharon Panunti, Area Specialist (570) 836-5111, ext. 117
Amy Wiggans, Area Technician (570) 836-5111, ext. 123

State Office
The USDA Rural Development State Office is located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, EST. If you have a Freedom of Information Act Request, please contact: Dawn Bonsell (717) 237-2286.

USDA Rural Development
Pennsylvania State Office
One Credit Union Place, STE 330
Harrisburg, PA 17110-2912

Main Telephone Number: (717) 237-2299
Fax Number: (855) 813-2864
TDD/Voice Number: 711
TTY/TDD Only: (717) 237-2261

State Director's Staff

Thomas P. Williams, State Director (717) 237-2262
Trudy Moore, Assistant to the State Director (717) 237-2266
Dawn Bonsell, Public Affairs Specialist (717) 237-2286
Kelly Greene, Special Projects Coordinator/State Environmental Coordinator (717) 237-2176

Administrative Staff

Jeremy Wilson, Administrative Program Director (717) 237-2265
Nicole Tennis, Human Resources Specialist (717) 237-2263
Beverly Fish, Management and Program Analyst (717) 237-2278
David Travis, Contracting Specialist (717) 237-2297

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