Sturla to host House Housing & Community Development Committee roundtable on housing development in Lancaster on Monday

LANCASTER, Oct. 17 – State Rep. Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, announced today that he will be chairing and hosting a House Housing & Community Development Committee roundtable on housing development at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 at the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce, Rooms 2E/2F,115 East King St., Lancaster.

Sturla, who serves as majority chair of the committee, will be joined by Republican Chair Rich Irvin, R-Huntingdon/Franklin, and other committee members from across the state. They will hold a discussion with local organizations and developers about Lancaster’s housing development efforts and how the state can provide support.

Panelists will include:

  • Barbara Wilson, executive director, Lancaster City Housing Authority.
  • Dana Hanchin, president and CEO, HDC MidAtlantic.
  • Shelby Nauman, CEO, Tenfold.
  • Chad Martin, executive director, Chestnut Housing.
  • Lisa Greener, executive director, Community Basics, Inc.
  • Chris Ballentine, community relations manager, Willow Valley Communities. 
  • David Martens, president, Zamagias Properties.
  • Benjamin Lesher, president and founder, Parcel B Development Company.
  • Matthew Richards, principal, Bowery Development Company.
  • John Dantinne, owner/president, George St. Properties.
  • Rob Bowman, president, Charter Homes and Neighborhoods.
  • Brad Mowbray, senior vice president and managing director -Residential Division, High Real Estate Group.

This meeting is open to the media and public. A live stream will be available at