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Board of Directors

The 2014/2015 Asbury Foundation Board of Directors includes:

John M. Schulze (Chair)
Thomas E. Willich (Vice Chair)

Leona L. Bachrach*
Judy Bankson*
Tita Hershner Eberly*
Jonathan R. Ebinger
Bud Edwards*
Kathryn B. Gorrell
Mearle Griffith
Dixie A. Reppe*
Jean D. Seibert
Tim Trissler*
Dennis E. Yocum

Douglas C. Myers, President/CEO, Asbury Foundation, Ex Officio (Voting)

* Resident

Leona Bachrach
Leona Bachrach

Leona Bachrach

Leona Bachrach and husband Clifford reside in the Villas at Asbury Methodist Village.  In her professional life, Lee authored numerous articles and books on mental health policy and services.  Following 2 years as a White House...



Judith F. Bankson

Judith F. Bankson

Judy Bankson and her husband John reside in the Park View apartments at Asbury Methodist Village.  Her career included social work and 20 years in private practice psychotherapy.  Judy has also held numerous consulting and...


Tita Hershner Eberly
Tita Hershner Eberly

Tita Hershner Eberly

Mechanicsburg natives Patricia “Tita” Eberly and her husband I.S. Eberly recently moved to one the new cottages at Bethany Village in 2009, where his mother celebrated her 100th birthday April, 2012. Tita has volunteered her time...


Jonathan R. Ebinger

Since 2000, Jonathan Ebinger has been a partner in BlueRun Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, CA.  Prior to that, he started his own company, Simply Savings, and also has 16 years of marketing and...


Kathryn B. Gorrell
Kathryn B. Gorrell

Kathryn B. Gorrell

Kathryn “Kathy” Gorrell, a successful Tulsa realtor, recently served as Chair of the Inverness Village Board of Directors.  A Tulsa resident for most of her life, Kathy is active in the community, as past president and member of...


Mearle L. Griffith
Mearle L. Griffith

Mearle L. Griffith

A United Methodist pastor, Mearle Griffith retired as President/CEO of the United Methodist Assn. of Health and Welfare Ministries, where he provided leadership for nearly 400 hospitals, retirement communities, children, youth...


Douglas C. Myers
Douglas C. Myers

Douglas C. Myers

President/CEO Asbury Foundation

Doug Myers has 25 years of experience in development work supporting the missions of not-for-profit heath care and educational organizations.  He has experience in annual giving, major & planned gifts, special events, campaigns,...


John M. Schulze
John M. Schulze

John M. Schulze

John Schulze is the Vice President at ERIEBANK. He serves on the Springhill Board of Governors, as well as the board of Erie’s Housing and Neighborhood Development Services.  John was also a member of the Foundation Committee at...


Jean D. Seibert
Jean D. Seibert

Jean D. Seibert

A partner with the law firm of Wion, Zulli & Seibert, Harrisburg PA, since 1990, Jean has over 29 years of experience with Estate Planning and Administration practice.  She serves on the Asbury Governance Committee and the Asbury...


Donald E. Trissler
Donald E. Trissler

Donald E. Trissler

Donald “Tim” Trissler and his wife Judith are residents of Bethany Village.  His 40+ year professional career was spent with Berg Electronics, a connector manufacturer for the electronics industry.  Tim worked in Accounting, IT,...


Thomas E. Willich
Thomas E. Willich

Thomas E. Willich

Tom Willich retired from business and management consulting in 2004, after an extensive career with both IBM and Lockheed Martin.  Tom held senior financial management positions in the IBM Federal Systems Division in both...


Dennis E. Yocum
Dennis E. Yocum

Dennis E. Yocum

Dennis Yocum retired in 2012 from Calvary UMC in Mt. Airy, MD, where he has been pastor for 26 years.  During his tenure, both the membership and building doubled in size.  Dennis holds an electrical engineering degree, as well...