Elizabeth Reidenbach, Communications VP
1130 Marietta Avenue
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Junior League of Lancaster Announces 2022-2023 President and Board of Directors
LANCASTER, PA – September 6, 2022 – The Junior League of Lancaster (JLL), an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Bowser as President, as well as the incoming 2022-2023 Board of Directors.
A native of Lancaster County, Bowser is a 2002 graduate of Manheim Township High School and earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from Colgate University in 2006. Before relocating back to her Pennsylvania roots, she was employed as a television producer at NBC’s Today in New York City, NY. A three-time Emmy award winner who broke into the media business as an intern with NBC’s Dateline, Bowser’s career highlights include attending the Torino and Vancouver Olympics, as well as traveling to the late singer Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch. She currently works as a social media and video production consultant through her company, Susan T Bowser Media L.L.C.
Bowser joined the JLL as part of the Spring 2016 Provisional Class. During the course of her six-year League career, her executive leadership positions have included serving as the Communications Vice President and President-Elect, as well as member-at-large positions within the Author’s Luncheon Committee and House Programs Committee. When she’s not actively volunteering in the community, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Michael, and two children, Addie and Teddy.
“This is an incredibly exciting time for the Junior League of Lancaster. We are approaching our 100th year of serving the Lancaster community, and our membership recently adopted a new Issue-Based Community Impact focus area – nutrition insecurity. I couldn’t be more honored to serve as the President of this influential organization that has touched so many lives,” remarked Bowser.
In addition to Bowser, fellow 2022-2023 Board members include Hannah Funk, President-Elect; Brittany Winnick, Treasurer; Jess Rodriguez, Recording Secretary; Laura McGarry, Parliamentarian; Elizabeth Reidenbach, Communications Vice President; Carrie McCullough, Community Impact Vice President; Melissa Frill-Esterly, Fund Development Vice President; Kelly Gehman, Membership Development Vice President; Sarah Lesser, Nominating Vice President; Karen Chesters, Placement Vice President; and Katie Keister, Sustainer Board Chair.
Operating on a fiscal year, the 2022-2023 League year began on July 1, 2022 and will conclude on June 30, 2023.
ABOUT THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF LANCASTER
Established in 1923, the Junior League of Lancaster is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Junior League members scan the needs of our community, conduct issue-based research and identify areas where we can be most impactful in our local ecosystem. As of June 2022, our current initiatives include Nutrition Insecurity, a newly adopted Issue-Based Community Impact (IBCI) focus area, to combat the lack of access to healthy and nutrient-rich food and improve nutrition knowledge and dietary habits across all populations in Lancaster County. For nearly a century, we have identified the needs of our area and have rallied to provide meaningful and lasting improvements. Our purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
Please visit the League’s website at www.jllancaster.org for more information about the League’s projects, programs and fundraisers.