Who We Are

HAS Employees

Board of Directors

Nan Best - Chair of the HAS Board
Nan is Associate for Healthy Congregations for the Presbytery of Donegal, a Commissioned Presbyterian lay pastor and holds a Master of Education from the University of Delaware.  In 2001 she earned a Master of Arts in Religion from Lancaster Theological Seminary.

The Reverend David Powers - HAS Director - Pastor of Columbia Presbyterian Church 
Pastor Dave holds a Master of Divinity Degree from Lancaster Theological Seminary and a B.A. in English Communications from Lebanon Valley College.  Prior to being called to the ministry, he worked in radio broadcasting for 21 years.

John Haynes - Development and Financial Secretary
John is a Presbyterian Elder, former Presbyterian mission volunteer in Cameroon, Africa and holds a Master of Engineering degree from Chrysler Institute.

Jim Martin - Clothing Bank Coordinator
Member of Columbia Presbyterian Church and is retired from Alcoa Corporation.

Vicki Vansickle - Food Manager and Summer Food Service Program Coordinator
Vicki is an ACF certified chef who dedicates her skills year-round in food ministry. She holds an Associate degree in Culinary Arts from Harrisburg Area Community College.  She is also an elder at Columbia Presbyterian Church.

Randi Wolf - Board Member
Randi has served in the field of human services in a variety of ways, including behavioral and medical health service delivery and administration over the past 15 years. She previously served as Director of River of Life Health (medical mission) in Columbia and is currently Director of Celebrate Columbia.  Randi holds a M.S. degree in Clinical Psychology from Millersville University.

Carolyn Benedict - Website and PR
Carolyn is a Presbyterian Elder; is retired from a career in visual marketing and two entrepreneurial pursuits.  She studied for three years at Penn State University and holds a B.A. degree in English from Millersville University with a minor in Fine Arts.