Our Leaders

David J. Morrison

Executive Director

David Morrison has been a leader in Pennsylvania governmental, educational, and non-profit affairs for more than 40 years.  He has been involved with the Historic Harrisburg Association in various capacities since 1986.

Thomas B. Darr

President of the Board of Directors

Tom Darr is an established leader with extensive experience in state government.  Tom has held various positions with the Historic Harrisburg Association since 2012.


Christopher A. Zyroll

Assistant Executive Director

Chris has been with the Historic Harrisburg Association since 2013.  He has severed as the Association’s Office Administrator, Membership Director, Operations Director and now currently serves as the Assistant Executive Director. When Chris is not working at Historic Harrisburg, he can be found behind the membership desk at Sam’s Club.
Ashley Crist

Communications Director

Ashley comes from the political side of Harrisburg, having worked downtown as a lobbyist for years. Prior to her political work, she worked with the PA Chiefs of Police Association, handling much of their communications and events. She has a BA from York College in Communications and Public Relations and is stepping back into her passion for PR by joining the Historic Harrisburg Association as the Communications Director.

Joanna Hunt

Executive Assistant

Jeb Stuart

Preservation Advisor

A Harrisburg native, Jeb Stuart’s career has included the early administration of the city’s Architectural Review Board, preparation of numerous National Register Nominations, and participation in Certified Historic Rehabilitation Projects.

Board of Directors

Thomas B. Darr
President of the Board of Directors

Linda Plesic
Vice President of the Board of Directors

Dan Fulton
Vice President of the Board of Directors

J. Quain, Esq.
Secretary and Counsel

Miriam DeFehr

Devan Drabik-Frey
Immediate Past President

Richard Brenner

David Bronstein, D.O.

Yolanda Edrington

Fred Faylona

Jonathan Hendrickson

Tom Herman

Dr. Dorothy King

Daniel J.F. Lupia

Gloria Vázquez Merrick

Margaret Parsons, PhD

Chuck Smith

Board of Advisors

Michael Walsh
Chairman of the Board of Advisors

David Butcher

Raymond Davis

Michael L. Greenwald

The Hon. Peggy A. Grove

Robert Hall

Deborah Hughes, Esq.

Brad Jones

Josh Kesler

David La Torre

Catherine Lawrence

Kathy Speaker MacNett

Ralph Rodriguez Sr.

Virginia Roth

Dave Schankweiler

Melissa Snyder

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