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United Way of York County Names Dr. Scott Deisley as Board Chair

United Way of York County is pleased to announce it has named Dr. Scott A. Deisley, Superintendent for the Red Lion Area School District, as the next Chair of its Board of Directors. Dr. Deisley steps into the role of Chair following a long history of involvement with United Way, including as a member of Campaign Cabinet and as a longtime Leadership Giver.
 
“Dr. Deisley’s commitment to United Way and our mission make him a perfect fit to lead our Board of Directors as we celebrate our 100th anniversary and wrap up our strategic planning process to lead us into the next 100 years,” said Anne Druck, President, United Way of York County. “He has demonstrated strong leadership in his many years with our organization, and we’re confident in our path forward with Dr. Deisley leading the way as we unite and inspire our One York Community.”
 
Dr. Deisley has been the Superintendent of Schools for the Red Lion Area School District since July 1, 2011. Previously, he served as the Assistant Superintendent for grades 7-12 in the Spring Grove Area School District and as the Assistant Superintendent for the Manheim Central School District.
 
He has also served as a building principal in the South Eastern School District and the Manheim Central School District. Prior to becoming an administrator, Dr. Deisley taught English to 7th and 8th graders in the Warwick School District. Currently, Dr. Deisley is also serving as the Superintendent of Record of the York County School of Technology.
 
In addition to his United Way commitments and professional work, Dr. Deisley serves on the Executive Board of the Southern Region of Pennsylvania Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, and the Board of Trustees for Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania. He is also actively involved with the Red Lion Lions Club, and with the York County History Center both as a member of their board of directors and as an active participant on several committees. Dr. Deisley lives in Red Lion with his wife Kathy and children, Kayleigh and Kyle. 
 
United Way of York County also welcomed four new board members effective July 1, 2021:
  • John Eyster, Business Banking Regional Manager, Fulton Bank
  • Harold Myers, Senior HR Specialist, Harley-Davidson Motor Company
  • Chris Paraskevakos, Vice President – Global Product Line Management, Chiller Solutions at Johnson Controls
  • Delma Rivera-Lytle, Diversity Education Specialist, Central York Middle School
 
 
About United Way of York County
 
For 100 years, United Way of York County has worked in the York County community to improve people’s lives. It began as The York Welfare Federation, an organization that raised funds on behalf of 17 member agencies.  Today, as United Way of York County, the mission of raising community funds remains the same, but the strategies have evolved in order to meet the growing and changing needs of people living in York County.
 
United Way has adapted over the years and now collaborates with other public and private organizations to engage the community in addressing the complex issues facing York County. By developing initiatives that get at the root causes of these issues, United Way and its partners find solutions and fund programs that improve the lives of nearly 60,000 people annually in York County. Through gifts to the Impact Fund, United Way is able to invest those dollars into 64 programs supported by 34 Partner Agencies. These programs address human services needs across three Focus Areas: Education, Health, and Economic Mobility. This enables United Way to tackle the immediate and continuing needs of York County families and individuals and to create real, lasting change that matters to you and our community.