Bill Hitz- Elder Chairman 

Bill and his wife Georgina have been attending SVEFC since 1987. They have two grown daughters, Angela and Lindsay, a son-in-law, Aaron and two grandchildren, Ariana & Mozzie. Bill is on the Worship Team and teaches occasionally in the adult ministry program. Bill is also an adjunct instructor at Lancaster Bible College in their Accelerated Degree Program and serves on the College’s Corporation. He works full-time in the IT industry for EMC Corporation. 

Scott Ackerman-Vice Chairman

Scott and his wife LaVonne have been attending SVEFC since 1997. They have four children and one grandson. Scott has been the church Treasurer the past ten years, and was a member of the Worship Team for many years. He teaches in the adult ministry program, and is also a member of our newly formed Ministry to Men Leadership Team, and is member of our Global Outreach Advisory Board. Having a heart for the unborn, Scott and LaVonne have been faithful supporters of Morning Star Pregnancy Services, where LaVonne is a counselor and Scott is the Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors.

Erik Hohn

Erik has been married to Sandy since 2000 and has two sons, Ethan and Sawyer. The Hohn family has been attending SVEFC since 2012. Erik has served on the Worship Team and is currently the Worship Director. He has been involved in the Thrive Life Group and the Ministry to Men. Erik is the Head Counselor at The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center in Harrisburg. 

  Steve Ryan -Secretary

Steve and his wife Laura have been attending SVEFC since 2005. They have been married for 10 years and have two children. Steve is an attorney; but in his free time, he enjoys writing and practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. 

Gary Heim

Gary and Marilyn, his wife, have been attending SVEFC since 1994 when they moved from State College to the area.  They have 4 adult children and 8 grandchildren, some of whom attend SVEFC as well.  Gary has taught various adult, college/career and children classes over the years.  He is an attorney, whose free time centers primarily around his family’s activities.