School Board Members

  • Please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with our Board Members. Contact information for each member is provided below.

     

    Photo of Todd Shertzer Todd D. Shertzer 
    President 

    300 Black Oak Drive 
    Lancaster, PA 17602 

    Email: Todd_Shertzer@ConestogaValley.org 
    Phone: 717-406-4775
    Term Ends: 2021 

    Todd Shertzer was elected in November 2009. A life-long CV resident and Messiah College alum, Shertzer is the business manager at CCS Building Group. He and his wife have three children.

     

    Julia Reed Julia M. Reed 
    Vice President 

    816 Stumpf Hill Drive 
    Lancaster, PA 17601 

    Email: Julia_Reed@ConestogaValley.org 
    Phone: 717-517-8650 
    Term Ends: 2021 

    Julia Reed joined the board in 2016. She is a retired Lt. Col. from the U.S. Air Force, in which she served for 20 years on active duty and in the reserve. She currently teaches AP U.S. Government and AP Comparative Politics for PA Homeschoolers, which provide AP courses to students worldwide. Julia and her husband have four children, a CV graduate and three currently in the district.

     

     

    Benigno Philip Benigno 

    218 Fallowfield Drive
    Leola, Pa. 17540 

    Email: Philip_Benigno@ConestogaValley.org
    Phone: 717-661-3351 
    Term Ends: 2023 

     Philip Benigno joined the board in 2019. He currently works at Huttig Building product in Centerville and is a HACC alum. Phil and his wife have three children, with the oldest currently attending Brownstown Elementary. 


     

     

        

    Idette Groff Idette B. Groff 

    1673 Lincoln Highway East 
    Lancaster, PA 17602 

    Email: Idette_Groff@ConestogaValley.org 
    Phone: 717-299-4485 
    Term Ends: 2023 

    A resident since 1975 and a board member since 1999, Idette Groff holds a bachelor’s degree in secondary education, language arts and social studies. She has two children who graduated from CV.

     

     

     

    Dana Mead Dana G. Mead, Ph.D.

     

    2028 Mallard Drive
    Lancaster, PA 17601

     

    Email: Dana_Mead@ConestogaValley.org
    Phone: 717-397-4214
    Term Ends: 2021 

     

    Elected to the board in 2017, Dr. Dana Mead is a retired professor of English. A Conestoga Valley resident since 1990, she earned BA and MA degrees from the Unviersity of Tennessee and a Ph.D. from Texas Christian University. She and her husband have two children. 

     

      

    John Smucker John R. Smucker 

    117 Joy Avenue 
    Leola, PA 17540 

    Email: John_Smucker@ConestogaValley.org 
    Phone: 717-368-7963 
    Term Ends: 2023 

    John Smucker was elected to his first term in November 2003. A CV resident since 1969, he is the president of KH Group, LLC, a restaurant management firm. John and his wife have four children.

      

    Michael Talley Michael G. Talley 

    99 Stoneridge Drive 
    Ephrata, PA 17522 

    Email: Michael_Talley@ConestogaValley.org 
    Phone: 717-917-4982 
    Term Ends: 2021 

    Elected to the board in 2013, Michael Talley is a Procurement Manager for GlaxoSmithKline in Marietta.  He was a Naval Officer for six years and holds a bachelor's degree from Washington State University and an MBA from Clarkson University. He and his wife have three children.