Agricultural Land Preservation Board

The Agricultural Land Preservation Board is responsible for overseeing implementation of the Agricultural Conservation Easement (ACE) Program. The purpose of the ACE Program is to protect viable agricultural lands by acquiring agricultural conservation easements that preserve the land for any agricultural production in perpetuity.  

Voting Members - 7

  • Michael Klinepeter - Contractor Representative
    Term Expires December 31, 2023
  • Vacant - At-Large Member
    Term Expires December 31, 2022
  • Vacant - Township Supervisor
    Term Expires December 31, 2024
  • Denny McCullough - Secretary, Farmer Representative
    Term Expires December 31, 2022
  • Vacant - At-Large Member
    Term Expires December 31, 2023
  • William Piper - Vice Chair, Farmer Representative
    Term Expires December 31, 2022
  • Diane Stamy - Chair, Farmer Representative
    Term Expires December 31, 2022

Advisory Members - 3

  • Vincent T. DiFilippo
    Cumberland County Board of Commissioners
  • Carl Goshorn
    Cumberland County Conservation District
  • Samantha Robison-Gahrett
    Penn State Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Staff

  • Kirk Stoner, Director of Planning
    Email

    Cumberland County Planning Department
    Phone: 717-240-5381
    Fax: 717-240-6517
  • Stephanie Williams, Senior Planning Manager
    Email

    Cumberland County Planning Department
    Phone: 717-240-5383
    Fax: 717-240-6517
  • Jessica Cohick, Administrative Technician
    Email

    Cumberland County Planning Department
    Phone: 717-240-5362
    Fax: 717-240-6517
  • Mark Kimmel, Farmland Technician
    Email
    Cumberland County Planning Department
    Phone: 717-240-5362
    Fax: 717-240-6517
  • Robert G. Frey, Solicitor
    Frey and Tiley
    5 South Hanover Street                        
    Carlisle, PA 17013